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Brand name: Viekira Pak-RBV

Viekira Pak-RBV is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) ribavirin, paritaprevir + ritonavir + ombitasvir, dasabuvir. On this page you will find out more about Viekira Pak-RBV, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: ribavirin

Active ingredient in this medicine: paritaprevir + ritonavir + ombitasvir

Active ingredient in this medicine: dasabuvir

Pack size information

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Viekira Pak-RBV (4 x 28 x Viekira Pak tablets, 168 x Ribavirin (Abbvie) 200 mg tablets), 1 pack

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

VIEKIRA PAK-RBV is indicated for the treatment of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C infection, including patients with compensated cirrhosis. Duration of therapy and addition of ribavirin are dependent on patient population (see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION, PRECAUTIONS, CLINICAL TRIALS).

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Medicine schedule
280 Tablets (56 x paritaprevirr/ritonavir/ombitasvir tablets + 56 x dasabuvir tablets) + 168 x ribavirin tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
Part 1
Part 1
Visual appearance beige-colored, oval-shaped, debossed with "AV2" on one side
Dosage Form Tablet, film coated
Route of administration Oral
Part 2
Part 2
Visual appearance pink-colored, oblong biconvex shaped, debossed with "AV1" on one side
Dosage Form Tablet, film coated
Route of administration Oral
Part 3
Part 3
Visual appearance light-blue, oblong-shaped and debossed with "200" on one side and "3RP" on the other side
Dosage Form Tablet, film coated
Route of administration Oral

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Carton
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Store in Original Container,Store in a Dry Place
Life time 3 Years
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

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