Your health care provider will determine the right dose of Copegus based on your weight.
Take Copegus 1 time in the morning and 1 time at night (2 times a day). Take Copegus the same 2 times each day.
Take Copegus with food.
It is very important to follow your dosing schedule and your healthcare instructions on how to take your medicines.
Take Copegus for as long as it is prescribed, and do not take more than your health care provider prescribes.
If you miss a dose of Copegus and remember the same day, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If the whole day has passed, ask your health care provider what to do. Do not take 2 doses at the same time.
Your health care provider may adjust your dose of Copegus based on blood tests that show your response to treatment and side effects you may have.
Females takingCopegusor female sexual partners of male patients takingCopegusmust have a pregnancy test:
Before treatment begins.
Every month during treatment.
For 6 months after treatment ends to make sure there is no pregnancy.
It is also important not to use other ribavirin medicines without talking to your health care provider.
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