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Unicox PZ 750mg Tablet

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Composition for Unicox PZ 750mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Unicox PZ 750mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Unicox PZ Tablet

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Uses of Unicox PZ Tablet

Unicox PZ 750mg Tablet is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
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Unicox PZ Tablet side effects

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Jaundice, Hepatitis (viral infection of liver), Increased liver enzymes, Joint pain.

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How to use Unicox PZ 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. Unicox PZ 750mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Unicox PZ Tablet works

Unicox PZ 750mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.

In Depth Information on Unicox PZ Tablet

Expert advice for Unicox PZ Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Unicox pz to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • You can take it with food or on an empty stomach.
  • Unicox pz 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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Unicox PZ Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Unicox PZ Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Unicox PZ 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.
Lactation
Unicox PZ 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.
Driving
It is not known whether Unicox PZ 750mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Unicox PZ 750mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Unicox PZ 750mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kidney function tests are advised before you start taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Unicox PZ 750mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Unicox PZ 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 Unicox PZ Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Unicox PZ 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Unicox PZ Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Pyrazinamide

Unicox pz is an antibiotic. It is used in combination with other antibiotics in the treatment of tuberculosis
Unicox pz 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
Unicox pz kills or stops growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). The exact mechanism of action for Unicox pz is not known
Following oral intake of Unicox pz, it gets converted in the body to pyrazinoic acid (active chemical form of Unicox pz). 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 Unicox PZ with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Unicox PZ with Probenecid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid
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