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R-Cinex 600 Tablet

Manufacturer :  Lupin Ltd
Medicine Composition :  Rifampicin, Isoniazid
Prescription vs OTC : Prescription by Doctor not required

About R-Cinex 600 Tablet

This is a combination medication which has Rifampicin and Isoniazid as active ingredients. It belongs to the rifamycin group of antibiotics. This medication is used to treat numerous bacterial infections. It includes leprosy, tuberculosis and Legionnaire's disease. This medication by interfering and preventing the production of RNA by bacteria.

Common side effects of this drug include diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite. It often turns the color of sweat, urine and tears red or orange. Liver problems or allergic reactions may also occur as side effects.

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.

    What are the uses of R-Cinex 600 Tablet

    • Tuberculosis

    What are the contraindications of R-Cinex 600 Tablet ?

    What are the side effects of R-Cinex 600 Tablet ?

    • Skin Rash

    • Chills

    • Muscle Pain

    • Dark Urine

    • Nausea Or Vomiting

    Key highlights of R-Cinex 600 Tablet

    • Is It safe with alcohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.

    • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

      This medication should not be consumed during pregnancy unless necessary. Consulting a doctor is mandatory to discuss the benefits and risks before taking the medicine.

    • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

      This medication is suggested to be ignored by breastfeeding mothers as there is a possibility of side-effects on infant. You should consult your doctor to evaluate the potential benefits and risks before taking the medicine.

    • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

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

    • Does this affect kidney function?

      Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.

    • Does this affect liver function?

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

    What are the substitutes for R-Cinex 600 Tablet ?

    Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as R-Cinex 600 Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

    What are the dosage instructions?

    • Are there any missed dose instructions?

      If you miss a dose of this medication, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

    • Are there any overdose instructions?

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

    How does this medication work?

    This medication inhibits bacterial RNA polymerase which is the enzyme responsible for the transcription of DNA. Rifampicin binds and prevents RNA synthesis by blocking elongation and synthesis of bacterial proteins. It blocks the bond between nucleotides in the RNA backbone. Isoniazid is an inactive compound which is known as a prodrug. It needs to be activated by the catalase of bacteria. Once Isoniazid has been activated it brings about inhibition of the synthesis of the mycoloic acids.

      What are the interactions of R-Cinex 600 Tablet ?

      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 Disease

        This medication interacts with Liver Disease, Peripheral Neuropathy, Renal Dysfunction, Hematopoietic disturbances, Porphyria, and Gastrointestinal Diseases.

      FAQs about R-Cinex 600 Tablet

      • Ques : What is r cinex 600 tablet?

        Ans : This medication has Isoniazid and Rifampicin as active ingredients present. It performs its action by reducing the growth of bacterias and infections in the body.

      • Ques : What are the uses of r cinex 600 tablet?

        Ans : This medication is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like tuberculosis, phthisis and nerve diseases, mucous membrane and spinal cord diseases.

      • Ques : What are the Side Effects of r cinex 600 tablet?

        Ans : This is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of this medication. These include anemia, eosinophilia, itching, skin rashes, mental confusions, red skin and weakness.

      • Ques : What are the instructions for storage and disposal r cinex 600 tablet?

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

      Disclaimer : The information produced here is best of our knowledge and experience and we have tried our best to make it as accurate and up-to-date as possible, but we would like to request that it should not be treated as a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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      Written ByDrx Hina FirdousPhD (Pharmacology) Pursuing, M.Pharma (Pharmacology), B.Pharma - Certificate in Nutrition and Child CarePharmacology
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