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Composition for Pyra Products

Pyra Products are primarily used for

About Pyra Products

Uses of Pyra Products

Pyrazinamide is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.

Pyra Products side effects


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

How Pyra Products work

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

In Depth Information for Pyra Products

Expert advice for Pyra Products

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

Patient Concerns about Pyra Products

Frequently asked questions about Pyra Products

Frequently asked questions about Pyrazinamide

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