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Rezide 500 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Rezide Tablet

Rezide 500 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.

Rezide Tablet side effects

Common
  • Jaundice
  • Hepatitis (viral infection of liver)
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Joint pain

How to use Rezide 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. Rezide 500 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Rezide Tablet works

Rezide 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.

Rezide Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rezide 500 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
Rezide 500 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 Rezide 500 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Rezide 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rezide 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kidney function tests are advised before you start taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Rezide 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rezide 500 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 Rezide Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Rezide 500 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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Expert Advice

  • Rezide 500 mg Tablet along with other medications effectively treats tuberculosis.
  • Do not to forget a dose, as this increases the risk of the bacteria becoming resistant to the medicine, and also increases the risk of getting side effects.
  • Your doctor may check your liver function before starting treatment and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you notice yellowing of eyes or skin, dark urine, or stomach pain.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Rezide 500 mg Tablet as this may increase the risk of side effects on the liver.
  • Use a reliable contraceptive method (such as condoms or a diaphragm) to prevent pregnancy while you are taking Rezide 500 mg Tablet as it may make hormonal contraceptives such as the pill less effective.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Rezide 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
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rezide

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. What is Rezide and what is it used for?

Rezide is an antibiotic. It is used in combination with other antibiotics in the treatment of tuberculosis

Q. Is Rezide bactericidal?

Rezide 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 Rezide work/treat tuberculosis?

Rezide kills or stops growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). The exact mechanism of action for Rezide is not known

Q. How does Rezide cause hyperuricemia and gout?

Following oral intake of Rezide, it gets converted in the body to pyrazinoic acid (active chemical form of Rezide). 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).
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