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Akurit-3 Tablet

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Primary uses of Akurit-3 Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Akurit-3 Tablet

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Uses of Akurit-3 Tablet

Akurit-3 Tablet is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
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Akurit-3 Tablet side effects

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Nausea, Vomiting, Rash, Fever, Dark colored urine, Sweating, Increased sputum production, Salivation, Teary eyes, Increased liver enzymes, Jaundice, Visual impairment, Increased uric acid level in blood, Gout, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand).

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How to use Akurit-3 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. Akurit-3 Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Avoid Akurit-3 Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Akurit-3 Tablet works

Akurit-3 Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Rifampicin, isoniazid and ethambutol which treat tuberculosis. Rifampicin works by inactivating a bacterial enzyme (RNA-polymerase) which is required by TB bacteria to make essential proteins and to reproduce, while isoniazid prevents these bacteria from forming their own protective covering. Together, they kill the bacteria and eradicate the infection. Ethambutol, on the other hand works by slowing the growth of these bacteria.

In Depth Information on Akurit-3 Tablet

Akurit-3 Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Akurit-3 Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Akurit-3 Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Akurit-3 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Akurit-3 Tablet 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.
Akurit-3 Tablet occasionally causes sight problems and tingling or numbness in hand or feet. After taking this medicine you should not drive until you know how it affects you.
Kidney
CAUTION
Akurit-3 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Akurit-3 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kidney function tests are advisable before the start of this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Akurit-3 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Akurit-3 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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