Brand name - Emvarin
Generic name - Ribavirin
Manufacturer - Emcure
Salt composition - Ribavirin
Type - Allopathic
Storage - Store at room temperature
Dosage form - Oral (tablet)
Strength - 200mg
Packaging - Bottle of 42 tablets
Gender - Unisex
Prescription required - Yes
Indication - Used in the treatment of Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
Emvarin (Ribavirin) 200mg tablet is used for severe RSV infection and Hepatitis C Virus infection. Emvarin tablet is used for the treatment of severe RSV infection and chronic (long lasting) Hepatitis C Virus infection in adults.
Ribavirin works to mediate direct antiviral activity against a number of DNA and RNA viruses. It increases the mutation frequency in the genomes of several RNA viruses. Ribavirin is a member of the nucleoside antimetabolite drugs (interfering with duplication of the viral genetic material). The drug inhibits the activity of the enzyme RNA dependent RNA polymerase, because of its resemblance to building blocks of the RNA molecules. Ribavirin acts as a mutagen in the target virus and causes an 'error catastrophe' due to increased viral mutations. RTP pairs with cytidine triphosphate or uridine triphosphate with equal efficiency and to block HCV RNA elongation. It then causes premature termination of nascent HCV RNA whereby increasing mutagenesis by producing defective virions.
The active ingredient of Emvarin is Ribavirin 200mg.
Usage of medicine
Emvarin tablet is used for the treatment of severe RSV infection and Hepatitis C Virus infection in adults.
Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
Lack of concentration
Decrease in hemoglobin level
Weight gain or loss
Changes in taste or hearing
Take the dose exactly as your doctor tells you. Do not crush or chew the tablet.
In such a case, do not double the dose strength to catch up. Skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose.
In such a case, seek immediate medical support.
Warning and precautions
Before the consumption of Emvarin (Ribavirin) 200mg tablet, make sure to consult our healthcare provider.
Tell your doctor about your medical history, allergy (if any) and the medicines you already take.
Avoid consumption of alcohol and fatty food items.
Emvarin 200mg tablet should be administered cautiously in patients with liver disease.
Emvarin 200mg tablet should be administered cautiously in patients with kidney disease.
Emvarin 200mg tablet must not be taken during pregnancy. Please consult your healthcare provider.
Emvarin 20mg tablet must not be taken during breastfeeding. Please consult your healthcare provider.
Q1- What is Emvarin (Ribavirin)?
A- Emvarin (Ribavirin) tablet is used for severe RSV infection and Hepatitis C Virus infection.
Q2- How should I take Emvarin 200mg?
A- Take this tablet exactly as your healthcare provider tells you. Do not change the dose strength on your own.
Q3- In what strength is it available?
A- It is available in the strength of 200mg.
Q4- Is Emvarin 200mg tablet a habit forming medicine?
A- No, it is not a habit forming medicine.
Q5- What are self care tips?
A- Drink plenty of water.
Q6- What should I avoid while consuming Emvarin tablets?
A- Avoid consumption of alcohol and sugary foods.
Q7- Can I drive after taking Emvarin 200mg tablet?
A- Avoid driving if you feel unwell after taking this medication.
Q8- Can I take this medicine during breastfeeding?
A- This medicine must not be taken during breastfeeding. Please consult your healthcare provider.
Q9- Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?
A- This medicine must not be taken during pregnancy. Please consult your healthcare provider.
Q10- Can I take Emvarin in liver disease?
A- Emvarin 200mg tablet should be administered cautiously in patients with liver disease.
Q11- Can I take Emvarin in kidney disease?
A- Emvarin 200mg tablet should be administered cautiously in patients with kidney disease.
Q12- What are the storage conditions for Emvarin 200mg tablets?
A- Store at room temperature. Keep it away from light, heat and moisture.