Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking ribavirin.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery is okay if you are aware how you may react to it. Patients who develop dizziness, confusion or any similar symptom should be cautioned to avoid driving or operating machinery.
Do NOT use ribavirin tablet if:
- You are allergic to any ingredient in ribavirin;
- You or your sexual partner are or may be pregnant;
- You have a certain types of heart disease.
Use of ribavirin during pregnancy is forbidden, as it may cause birth defects and/or death in unborn babies. Since there are no data on the excretion of ribavirin into human milk, so a decision should be made during breastfeeding to discontinue nursing or discontinue the drug. Consult your doctor or health care professional before taking ribavirin.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise.
Usual dose for adults is: Dosage must be individualized to patients specific disease characteristics so consult with your doctor about the dosage.
Usual does for children is: Dosage must be individualized to patients specific disease characteristics so consult with your doctor about the dosage.
Azathioprine, bexarotene, didanosine and mercaptopurine are known to interact with ribavirin. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with ribavirin.