Lup Inh 300mg Tablet

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Composition for Lup Inh 300mg Tablet

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₹1.09/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Lup Inh Tablet

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Uses of Lup Inh Tablet

Lup Inh 300mg Tablet is used in the treatment of tuberculosis (TB).
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Side effects of Lup Inh Tablet

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Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Increased liver enzymes, Hepatitis (viral infection of liver), Jaundice.

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How to use Lup Inh 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 Lup Inh 300mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Avoid Lup Inh 300mg Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Lup Inh Tablet works

Lup inh 300mg tablet is an antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria that causes tuberculosis.

In Depth Information on Lup Inh Tablet

Expert advice for Lup Inh Tablet

  • Do not take isoniazid, if you have severe liver problems or if you have taken isoniazid in the past and it caused liver problems, fever, chills, joint pain, or severe allergic reaction.
  • Contact your doctor immediately, if you experience symptoms such unusual tiredness (fatigue), weakness, feeling of discomfort (malaise), loss of appetite (anorexia), urge to vomit (nausea) or vomiting while taking isoniazid. It indicates that you are progressing towards liver damage.
  • Do consult your doctor before taking isoniazid if you are aged above 35 years. The frequency of isoniazid related inflammation of liver (hepatitis) is higher in individuals older than 35 years of age. The doctor may advice measurement of blood levels of enzyme transferases before starting treatment with isoniazid.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol. It may increase your risk of liver damage while you are taking isoniazid.
  • Do consult your doctor before taking isoniazid, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Isoniazid interacts with many drugs. Please inform your doctor about all the medication you are currently taking to avoid interactions that may reduce effectiveness of any treatment or aggravate side effects.
  • Do not stop taking isoniazid without consulting your doctor.
  • If you forget to take a dose of Isoniazid, take it as soon as you remember. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed dose.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lup Inh 300mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Lup Inh 300mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, in
creased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lup Inh 300mg 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
SAFE
Lup Inh 300mg 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.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Lup Inh 300mg Tablet can cause fits, mental health problems and optic neuritis (inflammation of the optic nerve that may cause loss of vision.) This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
SAFE
Lup Inh 300mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lup Inh 300mg Tablet is recommended.

Caution should be used in patients with severe renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Medzol 1mg Injection, Anzilum 0.5mg Tablet, Anxil 25mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Isoniazid, 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 Lup Inh 300mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Isoniazid

Lup inh is an antibiotic used in the prevention and treatment of tuberculosis or TB (a serious infection caused by bacteria that affects the lungs and in certain cases other parts of the body)
Lup inh is a primary antibiotic used for treatment of tuberculosis. Do not confuse it with chemotherapy or chemo drugs used for the treatment of cancer
Lup inh is a bacteriostatic antibiotic. It stops or suppresses growth of tuberculosis causing bacteria by interfering with the formation of protective outer covering (cell wall) which is essential for their growth
Yes. Lup inh is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Lup inh has very weak inhibitory activity on enzymes monoamine oxidases (MAO); however it is not used as a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI)
No. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of Lup inh is different from sulfa drugs
Lup inh is an inhibitor (decreases activity) of an important liver enzyme system that is responsible for the final processing and elimination of several drugs from the body
Q. Can I take isoniazid with ibuprofen/Benadryl/Nyquil/Aleve/Mucinex/amoxicillin?
There no known serious drug interactions of isoniazid with ibuprofen, paracetamol (trade name: Tylenol), naproxen (trade name: Aleve), amoxicillin or any active drug present in Nyquil or Mucinex. Please inform your doctor about all the medication you are currently taking to avoid interactions that may reduce effectiveness of any treatment or aggravate side effects
Changes in body weight (gain/loss), hair loss, diarrhea or changes in menstruation are not among the known side effects of Lup inh. You may experience few of these side effects while on multi drug (including Lup inh) treatment for tuberculosis
You may experience unusual tiredness, constipation or acne while on treatment with Lup inh. Please inform your doctor about all the medication you are currently taking to avoid interactions that may reduce effectiveness of any treatment or aggravate side effects
Lup inh has no known interaction with commonly used oral contraceptives (birth control pills). However, multidrug treatment for tuberculosis contains active drug rifampin that decreases the effectiveness of oral contraceptives and hampers birth control.
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