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ETHIOBIN 250MG TABLET

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Composition for ETHIOBIN

Ethionamide(250 mg)

food interaction for ETHIOBIN

alcohol interaction for ETHIOBIN

pregnancy interaction for ETHIOBIN

lactation interaction for ETHIOBIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Ethiobin 250mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ethiobin 250mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ETHIOBIN

Ethionamide(250 mg)

Uses

Ethiobin 250mg tablet is used in tuberculosis (TB).

How it works

Ethiobin 250mg tablet gets converted to its active form which acts as an antibacterial agent against Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It appears to inhibit a naturally occurring process called peptide synthesis and thus stops cell growth of Mycobacterium tuberculi, which results in cell death.

Common side effects

Nausea, Postural hypotension (low blood pressure), Liver transaminases increased, Depression, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Bitter taste, Fall in blood sugar level, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Headache, Hepatitis (viral infection of liver), Reduced blood platelets, Tingling sensation of extremity, Numbness of extremity, Visual impairment, Vomiting

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Expert advice for ETHIOBIN

  • You should always take ethionamide in combination with other anti-tubercular drugs as its use alone in the treatment results in the rapid development of drug-resistant tuberculosis. 
  • Always adhere to the drug regimen for the full duration of treatment as non-adherence to prescribed treatment can result in treatment failure and in the development of drug-resistant tuberculosis, which can be life-threatening and lead to other serious health risks. 
  • Tell your doctor if you have diabetes, liver problems, or vision problems.
  • You may be monitored with blood sugar, liver function, vision and thyroid function tests while on treatment with ethionamide.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Ethionamide is not recommended in children below 12 years unless the organisms are found to be definitely resistant to primary therapy.

Frequently asked questions for ETHIOBIN

Ethionamide

Q.What is ethionamide used for?
Ethionamide is used in combination with other medicines for the treatment of active tuberculosis (infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis).

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 October, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)