Wockhardt Ltd

Composition for Cavizide Products

Cavizide Products are primarily used for

About Cavizide Products

Uses of Cavizide Products

Pyrazinamide is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.

Cavizide Products side effects


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

How Cavizide Products work

Pyrazinamide is an antitubercular medicine. In the body, it gets converted to pyrazinoic acid. This pyrazinoic acid inhibits fatty acid synthase I (bacterial enzyme), which is essential for bacterial growth. Thus, it works as a bacteriocidal to prohibit their growth and treats tuberculosis.

Patient Concerns about Cavizide Products

Frequently asked questions about Cavizide Products

Frequently asked questions about Pyrazinamide

Q. What is CAVIZIDE 500MG TABLET and what is it used for?
CAVIZIDE 500MG TABLET is an antibiotic. It is used in combination with other antibiotics in the treatment of tuberculosis
Q. Is CAVIZIDE 500MG TABLET bactericidal?
CAVIZIDE 500MG TABLET 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 CAVIZIDE 500MG TABLET work/treat tuberculosis?
CAVIZIDE 500MG TABLET kills or stops growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). The exact mechanism of action for CAVIZIDE 500MG TABLET is not known
Q. How does CAVIZIDE 500MG TABLET cause hyperuricemia and gout?
Following oral intake of CAVIZIDE 500MG TABLET, it gets converted in the body to pyrazinoic acid (active chemical form of CAVIZIDE 500MG TABLET). 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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