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Cotronak

Active Substance: ribavirin
Common Name: ribavirin
ATC Code: J05AB04
Marketing Authorisation Holder: Schering-Plough Europe
Active Substance: ribavirin
Status: Withdrawn
Authorisation Date: 1999-05-07
Therapeutic Area: Hepatitis C, Chronic
Pharmacotherapeutic Group: Antivirals for systemic use

Therapeutic Indication

Cotronak is indicated for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C and must only be used as part of a combination regimen with peginterferon alfa-2b or interferon alfa-2b. Cotronak monotherapy must not be used.
There is no safety or efficacy information on the use of Cotronak with other forms of interferon (i.e., not alfa-2b).
Please refer also to the peginterferon alfa-2b or interferon alfa-2b Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) for prescribing information particular to that product.

The marketing authorisation for Cotronak has been withdrawn at the request of the marketing authorisation holder.

Source: European Medicines Agency

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