This medication is an antibacterial drug which helps in treating and preventing tuberculosis. Avoid using this medicine if you are allergic to it, have any history of liver disorders or ever had hepatitis. Ask your doctor, if you can use the medication during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Tell your doctor if you have diabetes, kidney problems, nerve problems, unsanitary injectable drug habits, HIV or you have previously taken isoniazid. This medicine should be taken 1 or 2 hours before meals.
The dosage is based on your medical condition, age and how you respond to the first dose of the medicine. Common side effects include Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), increased liver enzymes, Jaundice, nausea and vomiting.
The medication is used for the treatment of conditions like:
Is It safe with alcohol?Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Pregnant women should consult doctor before using the medication.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Breastfeeding women should consult doctor before using this medication.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Does this affect kidney function?There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible.
Are there any overdose instructions?Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
The medication is an inactive compound which is known as a prodrug. It needs to be activated by the catalase of bacteria.
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 Alcohol
AlcoholConsumption of alcohol is not advisable.
Ques: What is Akurit-4 Tablet?
Ques: What is Akurit-4 Tablet used for?
Akurit 4 is used for the treatment, control, and prevention of Tuberculosis.
Ques: What are the side effects of Akurit-4 Tablet?
Akurit 4 can cause side effects such as Nausea, Teary eyes, Peripheral neuropathy, Increased liver enzymes, Jaundice and Increased uric acid level in blood.
Ques: Can Akurit 4 Tablet be used for tuberculosis and phthisis?
Ques: How long do I need to use Akurit-4 Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?
Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Akurit-4 Tablet?
Ques: Should I use Akurit-4 Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?
Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Akurit-4 Tablet?
Isoniazid- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [Cited 10 May 2019]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/isoniazid
Rifampicin- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [Cited 10 May 2019]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/rifampicin
Ethambutol- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [Cited 10 May 2019]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/ethambutol
Pyrazinamide- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [Cited 10 May 2019]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/pyrazinamide
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