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Pyragen tablet 500 mg 5x10's

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Pyragen tablet contains Pyrazinamide | belongs to Antibacterial

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How it works

Pyragen tablet 500 mg 5×10’s works by altering the pH in the cell and stops its growth.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Pyragen tablet 500 mg 5×10’s

  • Joint pain severe
  • Loss of appetite severe
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness severe
  • Yellow colored eyes or skin severe
  • Itching rare
  • Skin rash rare
  • Photosensitivity rare
  • Nausea and Vomiting rare

Uses of Pyragen tablet 500 mg 5×10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Tuberculosis

    Pyragen tablet 500 mg 5×10’s is used in the treatment of tuberculosis which is a lung disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed in 2 hours.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 27 to 30 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported. This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is excreted in breast milk. It is recommended for breastfeeding women only if clearly needed. The risk and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Not recommended in patients with known allergy to Pyragen tablet 500 mg 5×10’s .

  • Severe liver impairment

    Not recommended in the patients with severe liver impairment.

  • Acute Gout

    Not recommended in patients with increased uric acid levels or acute gout.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is excreted in breast milk. It is recommended for breastfeeding women only if clearly needed. The risk and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Impaired liver function

    This medicine may cause liver injury. The baseline of liver function tests should be obtained before initiating the treatment. Any signs of elevated liver enzymes should be reported to the doctor.

  • Diabetes

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with diabetes. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary. Any signs of altered glucose levels should be reported to the doctor.

  • Drug-resistance

    Usage of Pyragen tablet 500 mg 5×10’s without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that is drug resistant.

  • Impaired kidney function

    This medicine is excreted through kidneys. The concentration of this medicine may increase in patients with impaired kidney function. The dose should be adjusted based on the CrCl.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    If you miss a dose of Pyragen tablet 500 mg 5×10’s , take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Methotrexate moderate
  • Cholera Vaccine severe
  • Lomitapide severe
  • Efavirenz moderate
  • Cyclosporine moderate
  • Mipomersen severe
  • cannabidiol moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended in patients with gout. inform the doctor about your medical condition. Serum uric acid levels should be monitored carefully. Discontinue the treatment if the symptoms persist.

General Instructions

Take Pyragen tablet 500 mg 5×10’s as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. It is advised to take this medicine at the same time every day. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed to prevent the spread of infection. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

what are the adverse effects of Pyragen tablet 500 mg 5×10’s?

Hepatitis which can be minimized by dosage adjustment. Hepatic reactions, active gout, sideroblastic anaemia, arthralgia, hyperuricaemia, anorexia, GI upset, flushing, dysuria, malaise, fever, rash, aggravation of peptic ulcer, wt loss, photosensitivity.

What happens if I miss a dose of Pyragen tablet 500 mg 5×10’s?

Adults & Children: 15-30 mg/kg daily in divided doses; max 2 gm daily.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Pyragen tablet 500 mg 5×10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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