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R-Cinex EZ Tablet

Primary uses of R-Cinex EZ Tablet

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Medicine Overview of R-Cinex EZ Tablet

Uses of R-Cinex EZ Tablet

R-Cinex EZ Tablet is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.

R-Cinex EZ Tablet side effects


Side Effects of R-Cinex EZ are Nausea, Vomiting, Rash, Fever, Dark colored urine, Sweating, Increased sputum production, Salivation, Teary eyes, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Increased liver enzymes, Jaundice, Increased uric acid level in blood, Visual impairment.

How to use R-Cinex EZ 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. R-Cinex EZ Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Avoid R-Cinex EZ Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How R-Cinex EZ Tablet works

R-Cinex EZ Tablet is a combination of four medicines: Isoniazid, rifampicin, ethambutol and pyrazinamide which treat tuberculosis. Isoniazid works by preventing the TB bacteria from forming their own protective covering, while rifampicin inactivates a bacterial enzyme (RNA-polymerase) which is required by TB bacteria to make essential proteins and to reproduce. Together, they kill the bacteria and eradicate the infection. Ethambutol and pyrazinamide, on the other hand work by slowing the growth of these bacteria.
In Depth Information on R-Cinex EZ Tablet

R-Cinex EZ Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for R-Cinex EZ Tablet
R-Cinex EZ Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
R-Cinex EZ 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.
R-Cinex EZ Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
R-Cinex EZ Tablet occasionally causes sight problems and tingling or numbness in hand or feet. After taking this medicine you should not drive until you know how it affects you.
R-Cinex EZ Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of R-Cinex EZ Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kidney function tests are advisable before the start of this medicine.
R-Cinex EZ Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of R-Cinex EZ Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised before and after the start of the treatment.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to R-Cinex EZ

After having tuberculosis diagnosed she has been recommended to have R cinex EZ 2 tablets daily for 2 months then after 1tablet Risorine for 1 month and now doctor has recommended onceagain to have R cinex EZ 2tables on alternate days what to do.
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
TB treatment is in 2 phases1. Intensive phase where tabs RHZE are given as in your case and in the second phase called continuation phase one one the medicines is stopped nad others continued.Please discuss with your doctor or see another doctor nearby for opinion since , the treatment may have to be modified, read about TB at http://www.arohealth.com/pulmonary-tuberculosis/

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Frequently asked questions about R-Cinex EZ Tablet

Frequently asked questions about R-Cinex EZ Tablet
Q. Can the use of R-Cinex EZ cause discoloration of the urine?
Yes, R-Cinex EZ contain Rifampicin. It causes temporary discoloration of your teeth, sweat, urine, saliva, and tears (red, orange, or brown colour). This side effect is usually not harmful. However, discoloration of urine can be a sign of liver damage. Call your doctor if you have discoloration of urine with stomach pain, loss of appetite, and jaundice (yellowing of your skin or eyes).
Q. Can R-Cinex EZ cause visual impairment?
R-Cinex EZ contain ethambutol, which may cause visual impairment. Inform the doctor immediately if you notice any changes in your eyesight.
Q. Can I discontinue R-Cinex EZ if I feel well?
No, do not discontinue R-Cinex EZ.Take the proper course of a drug that has been prescribed for you even if you begin to feel better. if you stop taking R-Cinex EZ then your infection may become worse, may become difficult to treat and it may result in drug-resistant TB (drugs you are taking may no longer work).
Q. Can I take oral contraceptive pills while taking R-Cinex EZ?
No, R-Cinex EZ can make birth control pills less effective. Ask your doctor about using a non-hormone method of birth control (such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide) to prevent pregnancy while taking R-Cinex EZ.
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of R-Cinex EZ?
Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Q. How to take R-Cinex EZ?
Take R-Cinex EZ empty stomach, at leas one hour before and two hours after a meal and with full glass of water.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking R-Cinex EZ?
No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking R-Cinex EZ. Drinking alcohol will increase the risk of hepatitis caused by R-Cinex EZ because of isoniazid.

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