Forecox is an antibacterial drug which kills tuberculosis causing organisms. Therefore, it is used for the treatment and prevention of tuberculosis. It is supposed to be used with other medicines till it increase its effectiveness.
Avoid using this tablet if you are allergic to it, if you have any liver disorders or if you have had hepatitis from any medicine. Tell your doctor if you have:
- A history of alcohol or other substance abuse
- Kidney problems
- Nerve problems
- Unsanitary injectable drug habits
- A history of liver problems
You must also tell your doctor if you are older than 35 years old, you have recently given birth, 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.
This medication is sued to treat the following condition
Is It safe with alcohol?This medicine may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Pregnant women must take medical help before using this medication.
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.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Forecox Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
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 tablet is an inactive compound which is known as a prodrug. It needs to be activated by the catalase of bacteria. Once this medication has been activated it brings about inhibition of the synthesis of the mycolic acids.
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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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