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Akurit-3 Tablet

Manufacturer: Lupin Ltd
Medicine composition: Rifampicin, Isoniazid, Ethambutol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

This medication is composed of Rifampicin, Isoniazid and Ethambutol. It belongs to the rifamycin group of antibiotics and treats numerous bacterial infections like leprosy, tuberculosis and Legionnaire's disease. This medicine works by interfering and preventing the production of RNA by bacteria.

Patients with a hypersensitivity to this drug are not recommended this medicine. Your dosage will be as prescribed by your doctor as per your age, weight and medical condition. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should exercise caution.

This tablet is helpful against the following condition:

  • Tuberculosis

Common side effects of this medicine include:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine should be avoided by pregnant women unless suggested by the doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution to be advised in patients with an impaired renal function.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Akurit-3 Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    This medicine should be consumed on time and on a regular basis.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    A doctor should be consulted immediately if such a situation is suspected.

The drug inhibits bacterial RNA polymerase which is the enzyme responsible for the transcription of DNA. It binds and prevents RNA synthesis by blocking elongation and synthesis of bacterial proteins. The drug blocks the bond between nucleotides in the RNA backbone. It works by inhibiting the enzyme arabinosyl transferase and stops mycobacterium cell wall synthesis by inhibiting the polymerization of arabinolgycan which is an essential component of cell wall synthesis.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine


    The drug interacts with propranolol, pimozide, leflunomide and antacids.
  • Interaction with Disease


    Patients suffering from peripheral neuropathy, liver or kidney disease should exercise caution.

Ques: What is Akurit-3 Tablet?

Ans: Akurit tablet is a medication which has Ethambutol, Isoniazid, and Rifampin as active elements present in it. This medicine performs its action by preventing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis, restraining the growth of tuberculosis-causing bacteria and killing a wide range of infection causing bacterias.

Ques: What are the uses of Akurit-3 Tablet?

Ans: Akurit is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Tuberculosis.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Akurit-3 Tablet?

Ans: Abdominal discomfort, Itching of skin, Vomiting, Eczema, Joint pain, etc are possible side effects.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Akurit-3 Tablet?

Ans: Akurit Tablet should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original packaging. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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About Akurit-3 Tablet
What are the uses of Akurit-3 Tablet
What are the contraindications of Akurit-3 Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Akurit-3 Tablet ?
Key highlights of Akurit-3 Tablet
What are the substitutes for Akurit-3 Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Akurit-3 Tablet ?
FAQs about Akurit-3 Tablet