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Forecox -150 Tablet

Manufacturer: Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Isoniazid, Rifampicin, Ethambutol, Pyrazinamide
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: February 04, 2020

Forecox tablet belongs to the rifamycin group of antibiotics and is used to treat tuberculosis. People with hypersensitivity to this drug and jaundice are not recommended this medicine. It should be used with caution in people with a history of alcoholism and hepatic and renal impairment.

Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding must consult doctor before using this drug. This medicine is best taken on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. Your dosage will be as prescribed by your doctor where your age, weight and medical condition will be taken into consideration.

This medication helps in treating the following problem in the human body:

  • Tuberculosis

Side effects of this medication which can be seen in a patient are:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    In case of pregnancy, consult the doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women must 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.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

This drug is an inactive compound which is known as a prodrug. It needs to be activated by the catalase of bacteria. Once Forecox -150 Tablet has been activated it brings about inhibition of the synthesis of the mycolic acids.

Ques: How long do I need to use Forecox -150 Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Forecox -150 Tablet?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Forecox -150 Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. The salts involved in this medication react properly if it is taken after having food. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Forecox -150 Tablet?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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