Buy Copegus Online
Also known as: Copegus, Virazole, Rebetol, Ribasphere
Active ingredient: Ribavirin
Product Code: PR10444
What is this drug?
Copegus in combination with other medicines is used to treat Hepatitis C infection. It does not prevent the spread of hepatitis C but helps the liver in recovering. It is also available as Ribasphere.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Copegus contains Ribavirin as the generic drug. It is an antiviral drug. It lowers the load of the hepatitis virus and helps the liver to recover. It suppresses the ability of the virus to replicate and thus reduces its number in the blood.
Looking after your drug
Store it in a cool and dry place away from the reach of children.
How to take the medication?
Take it orally with food two times in a day.
It has to be calculated according to the weight of the patient. The recommended dose is 15mg/kg/bodyweight. Consult your doctor for your dosage.
Consult your doctor right away.
If it is time for your next dose then skip the missed dose or else take it as soon as you remember. Do not double dose.
Warnings and Precautions
Do not consume in pregnancy. Both the pregnant women as well as her partner should avoid this medicine. It can cause haemolytic anaemia. Do regular counts.
Possible Side Effects
· GI upset
· Dizziness, Headaches, blurred vision
· Sleep problems
· Cough and cold
· Hair loss
· Weight gain or loss
· Appetite loss
· Taste change
When Copegus should not be used?
Pregnant women and their partners; Thrombolytic anaemia; Myocardial infarction; other forms of hepatitis.
How long should you take Copegus?
As long as prescribed.