Ribavirin 200 mg is approved for the treatment of recipients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. It is prescribed together with interferon. The ribavirin 200 mg is an antiviral medication. It is involved in preventing the multiplication of viruses. This inhibits the virus from creating new viruses and clears up the infection. Ribavirin is known to be safe if used in the dose as well as duration advised by a health specialist. Take it as per the words given by your doctor and avoid skipping any dose. Report to your doctor if any of the side effects bother you.