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Montomycin 450mg Capsule

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Composition for Montomycin 450mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Montomycin 450mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Montomycin Capsule

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Uses of Montomycin Capsule

Montomycin 450mg Capsule is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
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Montomycin Capsule side effects

Common

Skin rash, Nausea, Vomiting, Chills, Muscle pain.

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How to use Montomycin 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. Montomycin 450mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Montomycin Capsule works

Montomycin 450mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It works by inactivating a bacterial enzyme (RNA-polymerase) which is required by TB bacteria to make essential proteins and to reproduce.

In Depth Information on Montomycin Capsule

Expert advice for Montomycin Capsule

  • Your doctor has prescribed Montomycin to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • It is best taken on an empty stomach. If you get an upset stomach, try taking it with small portions of food. 
  • Your urine, tears and other secretions may become orange-red in colour. Avoid using contact lenses since they may become discolored. Avoid using contact lenses since they may become discolored.
  • Tell your doctor about all other medicines you are taking as Montomycin can interact with many medicines.
  • Avoid taking hormone-based birth control methods as Montomycin may decrease their effectiveness.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if you experience unusual tiredness or loss of appetite, fever or chills.
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Montomycin Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Montomycin Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Montomycin 450mg 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
SAFE
Montomycin 450mg Capsule 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.
You may feel dizzy or faint, have problems with vision or have other side effects that could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Montomycin 450mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Montomycin 450mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Montomycin 450mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Montomycin Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Montomycin 450mg 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Montomycin Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Rifampicin

Q. Is rifampin a penicillin/amoxicillin/sulfa drug?
No. Rifampin is an antibiotic commonly used in the treatment of tuberculosis and leprosy. It has a structure and mechanism of action different from penicillin or amoxicillin (amoxicillin belongs to the class of penicillin antibiotics). The chemical structure and mechanism of action of rifampin is different from sulfa drugs
Q. Is rifampin bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Rifampin is a bactericidal drug. It acts by blocking the activity of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-dependent RNA polymerase which essential for important life processes in the bacteria, thereby killing the bacteria
Q. Is rifampin an inducer or inhibitor?
Rifampin is an inducer (increases activity) of an important liver enzyme system that is responsible for the final processing and elimination of several drugs from the body
Q. What is R-cin 600 used for?
R-cin 600 is a trade name for active drug rifampin 600 mg. Rifampin is an antibiotic commonly used in the treatment of tuberculosis and leprosy. It is also used in the prevention of meningococcal meningitis and Haemophilus influenza infections. It may also be used in combination with other drugs to treat infections-Brucellosis, Legionnaires disease or serious staphylococcal infections
Q. What is R-cinex/Macox plus/R-cinex 600?
R-cinex and Macox plus are trade names for a combination of active drugs rifampin and isoniazid. It is used in the treatment of tuberculosis. R-cinex 600 and Macox plus contains 600 mg of active drug rifampin and 300 mg of active drug isoniazid
Q. Can I take rifampin with ibuprofen/acetaminophen (Tylenol)?
Rifampin has no known serious drug interaction with ibuprofen or acetaminophen (trade name: Tylenol). 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
Q. Does rifampin cause weight gain/weight loss/ hair loss/ constipation/ yeast infection?
No. Changes in body weight, hair loss or triggering constipation are not among the known side effects of rifampin. Rifampin is an antibiotic commonly used in the treatment of tuberculosis and leprosy. It has no known effect on causing yeast infections
Q. Does rifampin cause headaches?
Yes. Headache is a possible side effect of rifampin
Q. Does rifampin change urine color/turn urine orange?
Yes. Taking rifampin may change the color of your urine (skin, sweat, saliva, tears and feces) to brownish-red or orange. This effect is not harmful
Q. Does rifampin cause liver damage?
Rifampin is safe when used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration. Constant monitoring of liver function is important while on treatment with rifampin. Taking drugs like saquinavir, ritonavir with rifampin can cause severe liver damage. Do consult your doctor if you have any liver problem before taking rifampin.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Montomycin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Montomycin with Mefloquine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Mefloquine: Mefliam, Meflotas, Larimef, Falcitab, Mefloc, Mefque, Larium, Mefcy, Meflife
Montomycin with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Genxtor, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus
Montomycin with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Montomycin with Eszopiclone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eszopiclone: Zolnite, Fulnite
Montomycin with Saquinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Saquinavir: Maximune, Saquin
Montomycin with Aprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Aprepitant: Aprecap, Aprelief, Apriset, Aprepit
Montomycin with Darunavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem
Montomycin with Fosaprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosaprepitant: Fosaran, Fosaport
Montomycin with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax, Empetus
Montomycin with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Montomycin with Atazanavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Atazanavir: Atazor, Atavir
Montomycin with Zaleplon
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zaleplon: Andant, Zonesta, Zaso, Zalep, Stilnite, Zaplon
Montomycin with Nelfinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nelfinavir: Nelvir
Montomycin with Zopiclone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zopiclone: Zopicon, Zeclone, Zonap
Montomycin with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Montomycin with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Montomycin with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Montomycin with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Montomycin with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion
Montomycin with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Montomycin with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Montomycin with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Montomycin with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Montomycin with Oxytetracycline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxytetracycline: T M SF, T M, Oxytetracycline AF, Oxyteracin, Oxy Dihydrate LA, Ecomycin, Oxytetra
Montomycin with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Montomycin with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard, Phenotone, Epitan, Phenobarb, Luminalettes
Montomycin with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost
Montomycin with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Montomycin with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar
Montomycin with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
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