Antizide

Medispan Ltd

Composition for Antizide Products

Antizide Products are primarily used for

About Antizide Products

Uses of Antizide Products

Pyrazinamide is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.

Antizide Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Antizide are Jaundice, Hepatitis (viral infection of liver), Increased liver enzymes, Joint pain.

How Antizide Products work

Pyrazinamide is an antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.

In Depth Information for Antizide Products

Expert advice for Antizide Products

  • Antizide 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 Antizide 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 Antizide as it may make hormonal contraceptives such as the pill less effective.

Patient Concerns about Antizide Products

Frequently asked questions about Antizide Products

Frequently asked questions about Pyrazinamide

Q. What is Antizide and what is it used for?
Antizide is an antibiotic. It is used in combination with other antibiotics in the treatment of tuberculosis
Q. Is Antizide bactericidal?
Antizide 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 Antizide work/treat tuberculosis?
Antizide kills or stops growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). The exact mechanism of action for Antizide is not known
Q. How does Antizide cause hyperuricemia and gout?
Following oral intake of Antizide, it gets converted in the body to pyrazinoic acid (active chemical form of Antizide). 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).

Products for Antizide

Antizide 750mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Medispan Ltd
MRP
72
Not Available
Antizide 1000mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Medispan Ltd
MRP
85
Not Available
Antizide 500mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Medispan Ltd
MRP
46
Not Available

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