Ethiocid 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Ethiocid 250mg Tablet

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₹9.16/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Ethiocid Tablet

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Uses of Ethiocid Tablet

Ethiocid 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
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Side effects of Ethiocid Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Ethiocid 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. It is better to take Ethiocid 250mg Tablet with food.

How Ethiocid Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Ethiocid Tablet

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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ethiocid 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Ethiocid 250mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Ethiocid 250mg Tablet may cause side effects such as drowsiness or a headache, that can impair your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Ethioci
d 250mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ethionamide, 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 for Ethiocid 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ethionamide

Ethiocid is used in combination with other medicines for the treatment of active tuberculosis (infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis).

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