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Antizide 500 mg Tablet

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Composition for Antizide 500 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Antizide 500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Antizide Tablet

Uses of Antizide Tablet

Antizide 500 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.

Antizide Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Antizide 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. Antizide 500 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Antizide Tablet works

Antizide 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.

In Depth Information on Antizide Tablet

Expert advice for Antizide Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Antizide 500 mg Tablet to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • You can take it with food or on an empty stomach.
  • Antizide 500 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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Antizide Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Antizide Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Antizide 500 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.
Lactation
Antizide 500 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.
Driving
It is not known whether Antizide 500 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Antizide 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Antizide 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kidney function tests are advised before you start taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Antizide 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Antizide 500 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 Antizide Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Antizide 500 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Antizide Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Pyrazinamide

Q. What is Antizide and what is it used for?
Antizide is an antibiotic. It is used in combination with other antibiotics in the treatment of tuberculosis
Q. Is Antizide bactericidal?
Antizide 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 Antizide work/treat tuberculosis?
Antizide kills or stops growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). The exact mechanism of action for Antizide is not known
Q. How does Antizide cause hyperuricemia and gout?
Following oral intake of Antizide, it gets converted in the body to pyrazinoic acid (active chemical form of Antizide). 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 Antizide with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Antizide with Probenecid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid

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