Macrozide 1500 Tablet

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Macrozide 1500 Tablet


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MANUFACTURER

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Pyrazinamide (1500mg)

INTRODUCTION OF MACROZIDE TABLET

Macrozide 1500 Tablet is an antibiotic used for the treatment of tuberculosis. It is used in combination with other antibacterial drugs. This medicine works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.

Macrozide 1500 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 increase the side effects too.

Inform your doctor if you notice signs of jaundice i.e. yellowing of eyes or skin, dark urine, stomach pain or joint pain. You may also develop hepatitis (viral infection of the liver) or increased liver enzymes as side effects of this medicine. Please consult your doctor, as these side effects require medical attention and might need dose modification. Your doctor may monitor your liver function while on treatment with this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as this may have additional adverse effects on the liver.

USES OF MACROZIDE TABLET

  • Tuberculosis (TB)

MACROZIDE TABLET SIDE EFFECTS

Common
  • Jaundice
  • Hepatitis (viral infection of liver)
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Joint pain

HOW TO USE MACROZIDE 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. Macrozide 1500 Tablet is to be taken with food.

HOW MACROZIDE TABLET WORKS

Macrozide 1500 Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.

MACROZIDE TABLET RELATED WARNINGS

warnings Alcohol
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Macrozide 1500 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Pregnancy
Macrozide 1500 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
Macrozide 1500 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
warnings Driving
It is not known whether Macrozide 1500 Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
warnings Kidney
Macrozide 1500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Macrozide 1500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kidney function tests are advised before you start taking this medicine.
warnings Liver
Macrozide 1500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Macrozide 1500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised before and after the start of the treatment.

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