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Mycopas Tablet


Overview

Uses of Mycopas Tablet
Mycopas Tablet is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
Mycopas Tablet side effects
Common
  • Rash
  • Fever
  • Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Jaundice
How to use Mycopas 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. Mycopas Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Avoid Mycopas Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.
How Mycopas Tablet works
Mycopas Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Sodium aminosalicylate and isoniazid which treat tuberculosis. Sodium aminosalicylate stops bacteria causing TB from producing folic acid, a nutrient required for their multiplication. Isoniazid prevents the TB bacteria from forming their own protective covering. This kills the bacteria and eradicates the infection.
Mycopas Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Mycopas 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
Mycopas 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
No information is available on the use of Mycopas Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Mycopas 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.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Mycopas Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Mycopas Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mycopas Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Mycopas Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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