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MYCOTUF 250MG TABLET

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Composition FOR MYCOTUF

Ethionamide(250 mg)

food interaction for MYCOTUF

alcohol interaction for MYCOTUF

pregnancy interaction for MYCOTUF

lactation interaction for MYCOTUF

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Mycotuf 250mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mycotuf 250mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR MYCOTUF

Ethionamide(250 mg)

Uses

Mycotuf 250mg tablet is used in tuberculosis (TB)

How it works

Mycotuf 250mg tablet kills bacteria by stopping the growth of bacteria that cause infections.

Common side effects

Reduced blood platelets, Headache, Dizziness, Fall in blood sugar level, Tingling sensation of extremity, Vomiting, Numbness of extremity, Nausea, Edema, Abdominal pain, Hepatitis (viral infection of liver), Fatigue, Liver transaminases increased, Diarrhoea, Depression, Difficulty in controlling bowel movements, Postural hypotension (low blood pressure), Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Tenesmus (Urge to defecate but little passage of stool), Bitter taste, Visual impairment, Flatulence, Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity), Gastrointestinal discomfort

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Expert advice FOR MYCOTUF

  • You should always take ethionamide in combination with other anti-tubercular drugs as its use alone in the treatment results in the rapid development of drug-resistant tuberculosis. 
  • Always adhere to the drug regimen for the full duration of treatment as non-adherence to prescribed treatment can result in treatment failure and in the development of drug-resistant tuberculosis, which can be life-threatening and lead to other serious health risks. 
  • Tell your doctor if you have diabetes, liver problems, or vision problems.
  • You may be monitored with blood sugar, liver function, vision and thyroid function tests while on treatment with ethionamide.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Ethionamide is not recommended in children below 12 years unless the organisms are found to be definitely resistant to primary therapy.

Frequently asked questions FOR MYCOTUF

Ethionamide

Q.

What is ethionamide used for?
Ethionamide is used in combination with other medicines for the treatment of active tuberculosis (infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis).

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)