Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Copegus
  2. Rebetol
  3. RibaPak
  4. Ribasphere
  5. Ribasphere Ribapak
  6. RibaTab

Descriptions


Ribavirin is used in combination with injectable interferon alfa-2b, peginterferon alfa-2a, or peginterferon alfa-2b to treat chronic hepatitis C infection. The combination of ribavirin and peginterferon alfa-2b is used to treat adults and children 3 years of age and older who show symptoms of liver damage. Ribavirin is an antiviral agent that treats hepatitis C virus.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Solution
  • Capsule