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Composition for Macrozide Products

Macrozide Products are primarily used for

About Macrozide Products

Uses of Macrozide Products

Pyrazinamide is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.

Macrozide Products side effects


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

How Macrozide Products work

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

In Depth Information for Macrozide Products

Expert advice for Macrozide Products

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

Patient Concerns about Macrozide Products

Frequently asked questions about Macrozide Products

Frequently asked questions about Pyrazinamide

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

Macrozide 1500 Tablet
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Macrozide 1000 Tablet
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Macrozide 750 Tablet
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Macrozide 1200mg Tablet
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Macrozide 500 Tablet
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