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Prothiobin 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Prothiobin 250mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Prothiobin 250mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Prothiobin Tablet

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Uses of Prothiobin Tablet

Prothiobin 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
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Prothiobin Tablet side effects

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Loss of appetite, Nausea, Vomiting, Gastric irritation, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Depression, Weakness, Sleepiness.

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How to use Prothiobin 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. Prothiobin 250mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Prothiobin Tablet works

Prothiobin 250mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.

In Depth Information on Prothiobin Tablet

Expert advice for Prothiobin 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.
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Prothiobin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Prothiobin Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Prothiobin 250mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Prothiobin 250mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Prothiobin 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Prothiobin 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Prothiobin 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prothiobin 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Prothiobin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Prothiobin 250mg Tablet, 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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