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Pyramid Granules

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Composition for Pyramid Granules

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Primary uses of Pyramid Granules

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Medicine Overview of Pyramid Granules

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Uses of Pyramid Granules

Pyramid Granules is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
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Pyramid Granules side effects

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Jaundice, Hepatitis (viral infection of liver), Increased liver enzymes, Joint pain.

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How to use Pyramid Granules

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Empty the granules in a glass of water/milk, stir it and consume immediately. Pyramid Granules is to be taken with food.

How Pyramid Granules works

Pyramid Granules is an antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.

In Depth Information on Pyramid Granules

Expert advice for Pyramid Granules

  • Your doctor has prescribed Pyramid to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • You can take it with food or on an empty stomach.
  • Pyramid may cause a rash after sun exposure; hence avoid sun exposure.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if you experience skin rash, severe itching or hives, pain or swelling in the joints, yellowing of the skin or eyes or dark urine, weakness, nausea or vomiting, loss of appetite.
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Pyramid Granules related warnings
Special precautions for Pyramid Granules
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pyramid Granules 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
Pyramid Granules is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Pyramid Granules alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Pyramid Granules should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pyramid Granules may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kidney function tests are advised before you start taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Pyramid Granules should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pyramid Granules may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised before and after the start of the treatment.

What if you miss a dose of Pyramid Granules?uses

If you miss a dose of Pyramid Granules, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Pyramid Granules

Frequently asked questions about Pyrazinamide

Pyramid is an antibiotic. It is used in combination with other antibiotics in the treatment of tuberculosis
Pyramid is both a bacteriostatic and a bactericidal antibiotic. It stops the growth of bacteria (bacteriostatic) in certain cases and kills (bactericidal) the tuberculosis causing bacteria in other cases
Pyramid kills or stops growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). The exact mechanism of action for Pyramid is not known
Following oral intake of Pyramid, it gets converted in the body to pyrazinoic acid (active chemical form of Pyramid). Pyrazinoic acid blocks the excretion of urates (salt form of uric acid) by the kidneys. This causes an increase in blood levels of uric acid (hyperuricemia). Excess uric acid accumulation between joints causes pain, swelling, redness and stiffness in joints (gout).

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Pyramid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Pyramid with Probenecid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid
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