Uses of Pyratis Tablet
PYRATIS 750MG TABLET is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
Pyratis Tablet side effects
  • Jaundice
  • Hepatitis (viral infection of liver)
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Joint pain
How to use Pyratis 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. PYRATIS 750MG TABLET is to be taken with food.
How Pyratis Tablet works
PYRATIS 750MG TABLET is an antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.
Pyratis Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
PYRATIS 750MG 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.
PYRATIS 750MG TABLET is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether PYRATIS 750MG TABLET alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
PYRATIS 750MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of PYRATIS 750MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kidney function tests are advised before you start taking this medicine.
PYRATIS 750MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of PYRATIS 750MG TABLET 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 Pyratis Tablet?
If you miss a dose of PYRATIS 750MG 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed PYRATIS 750MG TABLET to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • You can take it with food or on an empty stomach.
  • PYRATIS 750MG TABLET 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Pyratis with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Urinol, Zeric, Seloric
Brand(s): Bencid


Q. What is Pyratis and what is it used for?
Pyratis is an antibiotic. It is used in combination with other antibiotics in the treatment of tuberculosis
Q. Is Pyratis bactericidal?
Pyratis 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
Q. How does Pyratis work/treat tuberculosis?
Pyratis kills or stops growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). The exact mechanism of action for Pyratis is not known
Q. How does Pyratis cause hyperuricemia and gout?
Following oral intake of Pyratis, it gets converted in the body to pyrazinoic acid (active chemical form of Pyratis). 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).
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 24th Aug 2017.
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