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. Combunex 300 mg/600 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach. Avoid Combunex 300 mg/600 mg Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.
Combunex 300 mg/600 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: isoniazid and ethambutol which treat tuberculosis. Isoniazid prevents the TB bacteria from forming their own protective covering. This kills the bacteria and eradicate the infection. Ethambutol, on the other hand works by slowing the growth of these bacteria.
Combunex 300 mg/600 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Combunex 300 mg/600 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.
Combunex 300 mg/600 mg 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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Combunex 300 mg/600 mg 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.
Combunex 300 mg/600 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Combunex 300 mg/600 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Kidney function tests are advisable before the start of this medicine.
Combunex 300 mg/600 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Combunex 300 mg/600 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.