Medicine Overview of Prothicid Tablet
Uses of Prothicid Tablet
Prothicid Tablet is used in the treatment of tuberculosis (TB).
Side effects of Prothicid Tablet
Loss of appetite, Nausea, Vomiting, Gastric irritation, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Depression, Weakness, Sleepiness.
How to use Prothicid 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 can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Prothicid Tablet at a fixed time.
How Prothicid Tablet works
Prothicid tablet is an antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.
In Depth Information on Prothicid Tablet
Expert advice for Prothicid Tablet
• Prothionamide is not recommended in children under 14 years of age. • Tell your doctor before taking prothionamide if you have or had diabetes, fits, depression, other mental illness, severe kidney disease, liver problems, or vision problems. • Take precautions if you have a history of mental disorders as prothionamide may cause excitability. • You may be monitored with blood tests for changes in levels of blood sugar, liver function, and thyroid function tests and examination of vision, while on treatment with prothionamide. • Do not consume alcohol during prothionamide therapy as it may worsen the side effects. • Should not be given to patients allergic to prothionamide or any of its ingredients. • Should not be given to patients with stomach and / or duodenal ulcer, diseases of the gut causing recurrent ulcers in the gut, abdominal pain, recurrent diarrhea/ dysentery, (ulcerative colitis). • Should not be given to pregnant and breastfeeding women. • Should not be administered to patients with severe liver disease. • Should not be given to patients with alcohol dependence.
Special precautions for Prothicid Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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There is limited information available on the use of Prothic+more
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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Prothionamide, 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.
Substitutes for Prothicid
No substitutes found for this medicine