ribavirin, Rebetol, Copegus (cont.)

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Therapy with ribavirin and interferon has caused abnormalities of the thyroid gland. If these abnormalities persist and cannot be controlled by medication, it may be necessary to discontinue therapy.

Other possible side effects that may occur during therapy with ribavirin and interferon are fatigue, weakness, nausea, anorexia, heartburn, insomnia, irritability, difficulty breathing, rash, itching, and alterations in taste perception.

Reference: FDA Prescribing Information


Last Editorial Review: 12/30/2010



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