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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Copegus/pregnancy: This a site for medical answers and not legal when you are adviced to take this medicine there is a warning given to the person that they should prac ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Not recommended: Ribavirin must be used together with a Peg-Intron to treat chronic hepatitis C. Do not drink alcohol while taking ribavirin. Alcohol can increase the ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Yes it should still be okay.
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Dr. El sherif omar Shafie
Specializes in Urgent Care
Yes: Yes should still be ok
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
RSV: The inhaled form of Ribavirin is used to treat respiratory syncytial virus in infants and children with lower respiratory tract (lung) infection from ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
Depends upon doses: All medicines have a threshold to cause signs of intoxication. If you know how much you did take ( number of pills or milligrams.) call the Poison Con ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Ribavirin: Ribavirin is an antiviral medication used with interferon to treat hepatitis c. It works by stopping the virus that causes hepatitis C from spreading ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Rebetol (ribavirin): Rebetol (ribavirin) is used with an interferon med to treat hepatitis C.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Ribavirin: This nucleoside-analogue antiviral is used especially along with alpha-interferon in the treatment of hepatitis c. It's also been used for severe resp ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Rebetol (ribavirin): See the many contraindications at: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=04d2b6f4-bd9b-4871-9527-92c81aa2d4d0
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Hepatitis C, RSV: It is approved for use (along with interferon) for treatment of chronic hepatitis C in adults and children. It is approved for use for treatment of r ... Read More
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