Ribavirin should be taken orally. Take with food.
it as soon as you remember if it is within 8 hours of your usual time to take
ribavirin. If it is after 8 hours, skip the dose for that day. Take your
ribavirin at the usual time the next day. Do not take 2 doses at the same time
or extra doses.
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.