Generic Copegus, Ribavirin

Ribavirin an antiviral medication is administered for the treatment of patients suffering from Chronic Hepatitis C virus Infections (HCV). Ribavirin inhibits the virus multiplication in the body.

Ribavin, Rebetol, Ribasphere, RibaPak, Copegus, Virazole, Moderiba.


Ribavin, Ribasure, Ribnoid


Lupin, Johnlee and others


200 mg



Ribavirin is used together an interferon medication such as peginterferon alfa-2a [Pegasys] or peginterferon alpha-2b [PEG-Intron]) in the treatment of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) .
How it Works
Ribavirin is an antiviral medication in the class of nucleoside analogues. Ribavirin works by stopping the virus that causes hepatitis C from spreading inside the body.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Ribavirin may suffer from such side effects; Vertigo, Fatigue or weakness, Reduction in appetite, Soreness in the muscles, Pain occurring in the stomach