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Combunex 300 mg/600 mg Tablet

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Composition for Combunex 300 mg/600 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Combunex 300 mg/600 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Combunex Tablet

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Uses of Combunex Tablet

Combunex 300 mg/600 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
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Combunex Tablet side effects

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Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Increased liver enzymes, Jaundice, Increased uric acid level in blood, Gout, Visual impairment.

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How to use Combunex 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. 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.

How Combunex Tablet works

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.

In Depth Information on Combunex Tablet

Combunex Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Combunex Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
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).
Pregnancy
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.
Lactation
SAFE
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.
Driving
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.
Kidney
CAUTION
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.
Liver
CAUTION
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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