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ETHIOKOX 250MG TAB

Drug Composition information
What is Ethionamide for:

It is used to treat TB (tuberculosis)

How does Ethionamide work:

Ethionamide works to harm the bacteria and fight the infection

How should Ethionamide be used:

To gain the most benefit, do not miss doses. Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach. Take at bedtime to stop upset stomach

Common side effects of Ethionamide :

Feeling tired or weak. Belly pain. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Loose stools (diarrhea). Bad taste in your mouth. This most often goes back to normal.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it and go back to your normal time. Missed dosing facts may be found in the package insert or call your doctor to find out what to do.

What precautions should I take when taking Ethionamide :

If you have an allergy to ethionamide or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have very bad liver disease.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Not able to eat. Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes. Feeling very tired or weak. Very bad numbness and tingling. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Ethionamide with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Ethionamide :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category C: Either studies in animals have revealed adverse effects on the foetus (teratogenic or embryocidal or other) and there are no controlled studies in women or studies in women and animals are not available. Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the foetus.

Therapeutic Classification

Anti-TB Agents, Antileprotics

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