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Rebetol (ribavirin) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Rebetol (ribavirin):


ribavirin ↔ food

Moderate Food Interaction

Food can enhance the levels of ribavirin in your body. Ribavirin should be taken with food or just after eating. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. Do not take it on an empty stomach. Swallow the tablet or capsule whole.

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Rebetol (ribavirin) drug interactions

There are 36 drug interactions with Rebetol (ribavirin)

Rebetol (ribavirin) disease interactions

There are 3 disease interactions with Rebetol (ribavirin) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.