Home>Copyrazin>copyrazin 500 mg tablet

Copyrazin 500 mg Tablet

PCI Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Copyrazin 500 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Copyrazin 500 mg Tablet

We do not sell this product at present
Medicine Overview of Copyrazin Tablet

Uses of Copyrazin Tablet

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

Copyrazin Tablet side effects


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

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

How Copyrazin Tablet works

Copyrazin 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.
In Depth Information on Copyrazin Tablet

Expert advice for Copyrazin Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Copyrazin 500 mg Tablet to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • You can take it with food or on an empty stomach.
  • Copyrazin 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.
video imgplay img

Copyrazin Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Copyrazin Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Copyrazin 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.
Copyrazin 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.
It is not known whether Copyrazin 500 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Copyrazin 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Copyrazin 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kidney function tests are advised before you start taking this medicine.
Copyrazin 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Copyrazin 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 Copyrazin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Copyrazin 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 Copyrazin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Pyrazinamide
Q. What is Copyrazin and what is it used for?
Copyrazin is an antibiotic. It is used in combination with other antibiotics in the treatment of tuberculosis
Q. Is Copyrazin bactericidal?
Copyrazin 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 Copyrazin work/treat tuberculosis?
Copyrazin kills or stops growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). The exact mechanism of action for Copyrazin is not known
Q. How does Copyrazin cause hyperuricemia and gout?
Following oral intake of Copyrazin, it gets converted in the body to pyrazinoic acid (active chemical form of Copyrazin). 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 Copyrazin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Copyrazin with Allopurinol
Medicines with composition Allopurinol: Urinol, Zeric, Seloric, Aluric, Alopinol, Xoric, Algor, Purolic, Urxoall, Alur
Copyrazin with Probenecid
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid

Substitutes for Copyrazin Tablet

4% costlier
Macrozide 500mg Tablet
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
save 1%
P-Zide 500mg Tablet
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
4% costlier
Pyranij 500mg Tablet
Sunij Pharma Pvt Ltd
save 1%
save 55%
Authored by
1mg Medical Experts Team
Read Our Editorial Policy
Related OTC Products
Himalaya Septilin Tablet
MRP1254% off
Rotahaler Device
MRP104.55% off
Himalaya Septilin Syrup
MRP1104% off
Dabur Honitus Syrup
MRP825% off
Zerostat VT Spacer
MRP3965% off
Revolizer Device
MRP203.54% off
Aquasol A Capsule
MRP277% off
Huf Puf Kit
MRP7265% off
Pulmocare Powder Strawberry
MRP2739% off
Lupihaler Inhaler
MRP184.55% off
Top Physicians
MBBS, MD, Fellowship
MBBS, Fellowship
cross img