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Primary uses of Wokexy FD Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Wokexy Tablet

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Uses of Wokexy Tablet

Wokexy FD Tablet is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
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Wokexy Tablet side effects

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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.

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How to use Wokexy 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. Wokexy FD Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Wokexy Tablet works

Wokexy FD Tablet is a combination of five medicines: Rifampicin, isoniazid, ethambutol, pyrazinamide and vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) which treat tuberculosis (TB). Rifampicin works by inactivating a bacterial enzyme (RNA-polymerase) which is required by TB bacteria to make essential proteins and to reproduce, while isoniazid prevents the these bacteria from forming their own protective covering. Together, they kill the bacteria and eradicate the infection. Ethambutol and pyrazinamide, on the other hand work by slowing the growth of these bacteria. Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is added to prevent nerve damage which may be a side effect of isoniazid.

In Depth Information on Wokexy Tablet

Wokexy Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Wokexy Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Wokexy FD Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Wokexy FD 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
Wokexy FD 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
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Wokexy FD 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.
Kidney
Wokexy FD Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Wokexy FD Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Wokexy FD Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Wokexy FD Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

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