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Ribavirin

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Nucleoside Antiviral Copegus Adult

Ribavirin - Handling

How should I handle Ribavirin safely?

Ribavirin - Storage

How should I store Ribavirin?

Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#Store at room temperature;#Protect from light;#

How should I dispose of Ribavirin safely?

Ribavirin - Additional Information

​Significant teratogenic and/or embryocidal effects have been demonstrated. Not to be taken by pregnant women and male partners of women who are pregnant. Take care to avoid pregnancy during therapy and for 6 months after completion of treatment in both female patients and female partners of male patients on ribavirin therapy. At least 2 reliable forms of effective contraception must be utilized during this period.

  • Updated on Wednesday, May 15, 2019
  • Article contributed by Singapore General Hospital

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