In the event that you experience: For medical guidance on side effects, contact your doctor. Typical negative effects could be: If you experience chest pain, call for emergency assistance. If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat, seek emergency medical attention. Rarely, this may result in life-threatening heart issues. Children's growth may be harmed by ribavirin. Anemia may be induced by ribavirin. consequences of ribavirin (more information) Tell your doctor if your child is not growing at a normal rate while using this medicine. This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. You can contact the FDA to report side effects at 1-800-FDA-1088. nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite; fever, chills or shaking; low blood cell counts, anemia; feeling weak or tired; headache, muscle pain; or mood changes, feeling anxious or irritable. vision issues; excruciating upper abdominal pain that radiates to your back; nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea; a new or worsening cough; fever; sharp chest pain; wheezing; and shortness of breath. Severe depression, suicidal or self-destructive thoughts; pale or yellowed skin; dark urine; confusion; or other symptoms of low blood cell counts, such as fever, chills, flu-like symptoms, swollen gums, mouth sores; and
Steer clear of alcohol. Ribavirin is used to treat chronic hepatitis C infection; consuming alcohol may make this infection worse. When taking, eat. When taken with a high-fat meal, ribavirin's absorption is slowed and its AUC and Cmax are elevated.
Additionally, a pregnancy test should be performed each month while taking this medication and for six months after stopping it. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy. Steer clear of alcoholic beverages. Breastfeeding is not advised while taking this medication due to the potential risk to the infant. Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to ribavirin or if you have any other allergies before taking it. In particular, mention any blood disorders (such as sickle cell anemia, low hemoglobin, or thalassemia), kidney disease, other liver problems (such as autoimmune hepatitis), heart disease, high blood pressure, breathing issues, pancreas problems (such as pancreatitis), or diabetes to your doctor or pharmacist before using this medication. Until you can do something safely, avoid operating machinery, driving, or doing anything else that requires alertness or sharp vision. When taking this medication, elderly patients may be more susceptible to anemia. Inform your doctor right away if you become pregnant or suspect you might be pregnant. Whether this medication enters breast milk is unknown. It is recommended that female patients or female partners of male patients take a pregnancy test before starting this medication. With age, kidney function decreases. Ribavirin must not be used during pregnancy. Observe the Warning section as well. If you use marijuana (cannabis), consult your physician. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. This medication may cause you to feel lightheaded or cause vision blur. This medication is removed by the kidneys. Inactive ingredients in this product have the potential to cause allergic reactions or other issues.