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Acirimpi 450 mg Capsule

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Acirimpi Capsule

Acirimpi Capsule side effects

Common
  • Low blood platelets
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Fever
  • Altered liver function test
  • Chills

How to use Acirimpi Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Acirimpi 450 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Acirimpi Capsule works

Acirimpi 450 mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It works by inactivating a bacterial enzyme (RNA-polymerase) which is required by bacteria to make essential proteins and to reproduce.

Acirimpi Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Acirimpi 450 mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Acirimpi 450 mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may feel dizzy or faint, have problems with vision or have other side effects that could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Acirimpi 450 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acirimpi 450 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Acirimpi 450 mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Acirimpi Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Acirimpi 450 mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Acirimpi 450 mg Capsule to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • It is best taken on an empty stomach. If you get an upset stomach, try taking it with small portions of food. 
  • Your urine, tears and other secretions may become orange-red in colour. Avoid using contact lenses since they may become discolored.
  • Tell your doctor about all other medicines you are taking as Acirimpi 450 mg Capsule can interact with many medicines.
  • Avoid taking hormone-based birth control methods as Acirimpi 450 mg Capsule may decrease their effectiveness.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if you experience unusual tiredness or loss of appetite, fever or chills.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Acirimpi with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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LIFE-THREATENING
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Samwell
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Acirimpi

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This needs to be examined and treated in the clinic
Though took vaccines in childhood, the test for TB came positive. Was advised to undergo treatment.physically absolute fit and healthy, is it advisable to take treatment?
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
If sputum is positive for Tb , treatment is absolutely essential. Read more at www.arohealth.com/tuberculosis
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FAQs

Q. Is rifampin a penicillin/amoxicillin/sulfa drug?

No. Rifampin is an antibiotic commonly used in the treatment of tuberculosis and leprosy. It has a structure and mechanism of action different from penicillin or amoxicillin (amoxicillin belongs to the class of penicillin antibiotics). The chemical structure and mechanism of action of rifampin is different from sulfa drugs

Q. Is rifampin bacteriostatic or bactericidal?

Rifampin is a bactericidal drug. It acts by blocking the activity of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-dependent RNA polymerase which essential for important life processes in the bacteria, thereby killing the bacteria

Q. Is rifampin an inducer or inhibitor?

Rifampin is an inducer (increases activity) of an important liver enzyme system that is responsible for the final processing and elimination of several drugs from the body

Q. What is R-cin 600 used for?

R-cin 600 is a trade name for active drug rifampin 600 mg. Rifampin is an antibiotic commonly used in the treatment of tuberculosis and leprosy. It is also used in the prevention of meningococcal meningitis and Haemophilus influenza infections. It may also be used in combination with other drugs to treat infections-Brucellosis, Legionnaires disease or serious staphylococcal infections

Q. What is R-cinex/Macox plus/R-cinex 600?

R-cinex and Macox plus are trade names for a combination of active drugs rifampin and isoniazid. It is used in the treatment of tuberculosis. R-cinex 600 and Macox plus contains 600 mg of active drug rifampin and 300 mg of active drug isoniazid

Q. Can I take rifampin with ibuprofen/acetaminophen (Tylenol)?

Rifampin has no known serious drug interaction with ibuprofen or acetaminophen (trade name: Tylenol). Inform your doctor about all the medication you are currently taking to avoid interactions that may reduce effectiveness of any treatment or aggravate side effects

Q. Does rifampin cause weight gain/weight loss/ hair loss/ constipation/ yeast infection?

No. Changes in body weight, hair loss or triggering constipation are not among the known side effects of rifampin. Rifampin is an antibiotic commonly used in the treatment of tuberculosis and leprosy. It has no known effect on causing yeast infections

Q. Does rifampin cause headaches?

Yes. Headache is a possible side effect of rifampin

Q. Does rifampin change urine color/turn urine orange?

Yes. Taking rifampin may change the color of your urine (skin, sweat, saliva, tears and feces) to brownish-red or orange. This effect is not harmful

Q. Does rifampin cause liver damage?

Rifampin is safe when used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration. Constant monitoring of liver function is important while on treatment with rifampin. Taking drugs like saquinavir, ritonavir with rifampin can cause severe liver damage. Do consult your doctor if you have any liver problem before taking rifampin.

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References
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