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ETHIOCID 250MG TABLET

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Composition FOR ETHIOCID 250mg tablet

Ethionamide(250mg)

food interaction for ETHIOCID tablet

alcohol interaction for ETHIOCID tablet

pregnancy interaction for ETHIOCID tablet

lactation interaction for ETHIOCID tablet

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Ethiocid 250mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ethiocid 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 ETHIOCID 250mg tablet

Ethionamide(250mg)

Ethiocid tablet uses

Ethiocid 250mg tablet is used in the treatment of tuberculosis (tb)

How ethiocid tablet works

Ethiocid 250mg tablet is an antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.

Common side effects of ethiocid tablet

Loss of appetite, Nausea, Vomiting, Gastric irritation, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Weakness, Depression, Sleepiness

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Expert advice FOR ETHIOCID tablet

  • 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 ETHIOCID 250mg tablet

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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)