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Isobitol 300mg/800mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Isobitol Tablet
Isobitol 300mg/800mg Tablet is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
Isobitol Tablet side effects
Common
  • Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Jaundice
  • Increased uric acid level in blood
  • Gout
  • Visual impairment
How to use Isobitol 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. Isobitol 300mg/800mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Avoid Isobitol 300mg/800mg Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.
How Isobitol Tablet works
Isobitol 300mg/800mg 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.
Isobitol Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Isobitol 300mg/800mg 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
Isobitol 300mg/800mg 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
Isobitol 300mg/800mg 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.
Isobitol 300mg/800mg 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
Isobitol 300mg/800mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Isobitol 300mg/800mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kidney function tests are advisable before the start of this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Isobitol 300mg/800mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Isobitol 300mg/800mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 16th Jul 2018.
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