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Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch

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Introduction

Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch is a combination medicine used in the treatment of tuberculosis. It prevents the growth of the microorganisms that cause the infection.

Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch is a prescription medicine and it is to be taken as suggested by the doctor. It should be taken in an empty stomach and take it at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine. The medicine may take some to show its effects on the symptoms. However, it is advised to consult the doctor if you feel an aggravation of the condition or if your condition does not improve.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, fever, dark-colored urine, sweating, increased saliva, etc. To cope up with the side effects, you should drink plenty of water. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. Generally, serious side effects are rare. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Patients with liver and kidney ailments must take this medicine with proper consultation and caution. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with the doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. During the treatment, you must take adequate rest and eat a healthy diet for a faster recovery. While on the medication, your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Scc 2 LW Tablet

Benefits of Scc 2 LW Tablet

In Tuberculosis (TB)

Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch is a combination of medicines that is used to treat tuberculosis, an infectious disease that mainly affects the lungs but can affect other parts of the body as well. It kills as well as stops the growth of infection causing bacteria and helps in treating the infection. Take it in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Do not stop taking it without consulting your doctor as doing so may cause the infection to return or worsen. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Scc 2 LW Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Scc 2 LW

  • Dark colored urine
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Jaundice
  • Fever
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Nausea
  • Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)

How to use Scc 2 LW 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. Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch is to be taken empty stomach.
Avoid Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Scc 2 LW Tablet works

Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch is a combination of two antibiotics: Rifampicin and Isoniazid, which treats tuberculosis (TB). Rifampicin works by inactivating a bacterial enzyme (RNA-polymerase) which is required by TB bacteria to make essential proteins and to reproduce. Isoniazid prevents these bacteria from forming their own protective covering. Together, they kill the bacteria and eradicate the infection.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch can cause fits, mental health problems and optic neuritis (inflammation of the optic nerve that may cause loss of vision.) This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch
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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch for the treatment of tuberculosis.
  • Finish the full course of the medication, even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back.
  • Take it on an empty stomach, preferably at the same time everyday.
  • It may discolour your urine, sweat, saliva and tears a reddish-orange colour. This is normal and not harmful.
  • 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 Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch as this may increase the risk of side effects on the liver.
  • Use an alternative or additional contraceptive method (such as condoms or a diaphragm) to prevent pregnancy while you are taking Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch as it may make hormonal contraceptives such as the pill less effective.
  • Do not take indigestion remedies (antacids)  within at least two hours of taking Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch.

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Patient concerns

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My daughter is given tb medicine even though she is not infected taking these medicine will cause tb???
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Paediatrics
Hello, TB medicines are given only when there is indication of tuberculosis. They are for treating tuberculosis.
Though took vaccines in childhood, the test for TB came positive. Was advised to undergo treatment.physically absolute fit and healthy, is it advisable to take treatment?
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Pulmonology
If sputum is positive for Tb , treatment is absolutely essential. Read more at www.arohealth.com/tuberculosis
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What is Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch?

Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch is a combination of two medicines: Rifampicin and Isoniazid. It is used in the treatment of tuberculosis. Rifampicin works by inactivating a bacterial enzyme (RNA-polymerase) which is required by tuberculosis bacteria to make essential proteins and reproduce. Isoniazid prevents the tuberculosis causing bacteria from forming their own protective covering. Together, they kill the bacteria and eradicate the infection.

Q. What is the most important information I should know about the Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch?

Take the proper course of drug that has been prescribed to you. Do not stop in between even if you begin to feel better. Avoid alcohol while taking this medicine as it increases the risk of damage to your liver during treatment. Tell your doctor immediately if you experience vision changes, loss of appetite, tiredness, stomach pain, nausea or vomiting, yellow skin or eyes or dark-colored urine.

Q. What is the best time to take Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch?

Take Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch exactly as directed by your doctor. It is best to take the medicine on an empty stomach one hour before or two hours after meals.

Q. Does Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch cause change in urine color/turn urine orange?

Yes, Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch can change the color of your urine (skin, sweat, saliva, tears and feces) to brownish-red or orange. This effect is not harmful.

Q. Does the use of Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch make birth control pills ineffective?

Yes, Scc 2 LW 300mg/150mg Pouch can make birth control pills less effective. So, ask the doctor about using a birth control method which does not affect your hormone levels (such as a condom, diaphragm and spermicide).

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References

  1. Isoniazid/rifampicin. Guildford Surrey: Aventis Pharma Limited; 1999 [revised 12 Mar. 2019]. [Accessed on 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Chemotherapy of Tuberculosis, Mycobacterium Avium Complex Disease, and Leprosy. In: Hilal-Dandan R, Brunton LL. Goodman and Gilman's Manual of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 2nd ed. New York, New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.; 2014. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Isoniazid. Nottingham, Nottinghamshire: Boots Contract Manufacturing; 2015. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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