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Pyzina Kid 300 mg Tablet

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Composition for Pyzina Kid 300 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Pyzina Kid 300 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Pyzina Tablet

Uses of Pyzina Tablet

Pyzina Kid 300 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.

Pyzina Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Pyzina are Jaundice, Hepatitis (viral infection of liver), Increased liver enzymes, Joint pain.

How to use Pyzina 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. Pyzina Kid 300 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Pyzina Tablet works

Pyzina Kid 300 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.
In Depth Information on Pyzina Tablet

Expert advice for Pyzina Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Pyzina Kid 300 mg Tablet to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • You can take it with food or on an empty stomach.
  • Pyzina Kid 300 mg 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.
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Pyzina Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Pyzina Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pyzina Kid 300 mg 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.
Lactation
Pyzina Kid 300 mg Tablet 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 Pyzina Kid 300 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Pyzina Kid 300 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pyzina Kid 300 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kidney function tests are advised before you start taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Pyzina Kid 300 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pyzina Kid 300 mg 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 Pyzina Tablet?

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If you miss a dose of Pyzina Kid 300 mg 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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Frequently asked questions about Pyzina Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Pyrazinamide
Q. What is Pyzina and what is it used for?
Pyzina is an antibiotic. It is used in combination with other antibiotics in the treatment of tuberculosis
Q. Is Pyzina bactericidal?
Pyzina 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 Pyzina work/treat tuberculosis?
Pyzina kills or stops growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). The exact mechanism of action for Pyzina is not known
Q. How does Pyzina cause hyperuricemia and gout?
Following oral intake of Pyzina, it gets converted in the body to pyrazinoic acid (active chemical form of Pyzina). 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 Pyzina with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Pyzina with Allopurinol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Allopurinol: Urinol, Zeric, Seloric, Aluric, Alopinol, Xoric, Algor, Purolic, Urxoall, Alur
Pyzina with Probenecid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid

Substitutes for Pyzina

No substitutes found for this medicine
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