Ecox 800 Tablet

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Ecox 800 Tablet


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MANUFACTURER

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Ethambutol (800mg)

INTRODUCTION OF ECOX TABLET

Ecox 800 Tablet is an antibiotic used for the treatment of tuberculosis. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.

Ecox 800 Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Take it with food to avoid stomach upset. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early can result in treatment failure and in the development of drug-resistant tuberculosis. This can lead to serious health complications. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Some people may experience color blindness and visual impairment, as side effects of this medicine. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Inform your doctor if you have diabetes as it can lower the sugar levels in the blood. If you are diabetic, you should monitor your blood sugar regularly. Your doctor may monitor your liver function, vision and thyroid function while on treatment with this medicine.

USES OF ECOX TABLET

  • Tuberculosis (TB)

ECOX TABLET SIDE EFFECTS

Common
  • Visual impairment
  • Color blindness

HOW TO USE ECOX TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ecox 800 Tablet is to be taken with food.

HOW ECOX TABLET WORKS

Ecox 800 Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.

ECOX TABLET RELATED WARNINGS

warnings Alcohol
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Ecox 800 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Pregnancy
Ecox 800 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Lactation
Ecox 800 Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
warnings Driving
Ecox 800 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Ecox 800 Tablet occasionally causes sight problems and tingling or numbness in hand or feet. After taking this medicine you should not drive until you know how it affects you.
warnings Kidney
Ecox 800 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ecox 800 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kidney function tests are advisable before the start of this medicine.
warnings Liver
Ecox 800 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ecox 800 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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