Pyzina

Lupin Ltd

Composition for Pyzina Products

Pyzina Products are primarily used for

About Pyzina Products

Uses of Pyzina Products

Pyrazinamide is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.

Pyzina Products side effects

Common

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

How Pyzina Products work

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

In Depth Information for Pyzina Products

Expert advice for Pyzina Products

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

Patient Concerns about Pyzina Products

Frequently asked questions about Pyzina Products

Frequently asked questions about Pyrazinamide

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

Pyzina 750 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Lupin Ltd
MRP
63.25
Not Available
Pyzina 500 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Lupin Ltd
MRP
41.65
Not Available
Pyzina 1000 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Lupin Ltd
MRP
92.8
Not Available
Pyzina Kid Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Lupin Ltd
MRP
46.15
Not Available

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