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Laclomox 250mg Capsule

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Composition for Laclomox 250mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Laclomox 250mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Laclomox Capsule

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Uses of Laclomox Capsule

Laclomox 250mg Capsule is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
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Laclomox Capsule side effects

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Jaundice, Hepatitis (viral infection of liver), Increased liver enzymes, Joint pain.

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How to use Laclomox Capsule

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. Laclomox 250mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Laclomox Capsule works

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

In Depth Information on Laclomox Capsule

Expert advice for Laclomox Capsule

  • Your doctor has prescribed Laclomox to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • You can take it with food or on an empty stomach.
  • Laclomox 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.
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Laclomox Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Laclomox Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Laclomox 250mg Capsule 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
Laclomox 250mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Laclomox 250mg Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Laclomox 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Laclomox 250mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kidney function tests are advised before you start taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Laclomox 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Laclomox 250mg Capsule 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 Laclomox Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Laclomox 250mg Capsule, 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 Laclomox Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Pyrazinamide

Laclomox is an antibiotic. It is used in combination with other antibiotics in the treatment of tuberculosis
Laclomox 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
Laclomox kills or stops growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). The exact mechanism of action for Laclomox is not known
Following oral intake of Laclomox, it gets converted in the body to pyrazinoic acid (active chemical form of Laclomox). 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 Laclomox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Laclomox with Probenecid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid
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