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Actizid 1000 mg Tablet

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Composition for Actizid 1000 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Actizid 1000 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Actizid Tablet

Uses of Actizid Tablet

Actizid 1000 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.

Actizid Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Actizid are Jaundice, Hepatitis (viral infection of liver), Increased liver enzymes, Joint pain.

How to use Actizid Tablet

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. Actizid 1000 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Actizid Tablet works

Actizid 1000 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.
In Depth Information on Actizid Tablet

Expert advice for Actizid Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Actizid 1000 mg Tablet to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • You can take it with food or on an empty stomach.
  • Actizid 1000 mg Tablet may cause a rash after sun exposure; hence avoid sun exposure.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if you experience skin rash, severe itching or hives, pain or swelling in the joints, yellowing of the skin or eyes or dark urine, weakness, nausea or vomiting, loss of appetite.
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Actizid Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Actizid Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Actizid 1000 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Actizid 1000 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Actizid 1000 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Actizid 1000 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Actizid 1000 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kidney function tests are advised before you start taking this medicine.
Actizid 1000 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Actizid 1000 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised before and after the start of the treatment.

What if you miss a dose of Actizid Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Actizid 1000 mg Tablet, 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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Frequently asked questions about Actizid Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Pyrazinamide
Q. What is Actizid and what is it used for?
Actizid is an antibiotic. It is used in combination with other antibiotics in the treatment of tuberculosis
Q. Is Actizid bactericidal?
Actizid is both a bacteriostatic and a bactericidal antibiotic. It stops the growth of bacteria (bacteriostatic) in certain cases and kills (bactericidal) the tuberculosis causing bacteria in other cases
Q. How does Actizid work/treat tuberculosis?
Actizid kills or stops growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). The exact mechanism of action for Actizid is not known
Q. How does Actizid cause hyperuricemia and gout?
Following oral intake of Actizid, it gets converted in the body to pyrazinoic acid (active chemical form of Actizid). Pyrazinoic acid blocks the excretion of urates (salt form of uric acid) by the kidneys. This causes an increase in blood levels of uric acid (hyperuricemia). Excess uric acid accumulation between joints causes pain, swelling, redness and stiffness in joints (gout).

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Actizid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Actizid with Allopurinol
Medicines with composition Allopurinol: Urinol, Zeric, Seloric, Aluric, Alopinol, Xoric, Algor, Purolic, Urxoall, Alur
Actizid with Probenecid
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid

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