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Mycobutol 600 MG Tablet

Manufactured byCadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsEthambutol
Description

Mycobutol 600 MG Tablet is an antitubercular medicine which helps to treat tuberculosis and reduces the spread of infection. It should be taken with other medicines to prevent the spread of infection. Any symptoms of vision problem should be reported to the doctor.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Mycobutol 600 MG Tablet

  • Chills
  • Pain and swelling of joint
  • Loss of vision or blurred vision
  • Fever
  • Burning or tingling sensation of hands and feet
  • Skin rash
  • Abdominal pain
  • Confusion
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea and Vomiting

Uses of Mycobutol 600 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Tuberculosis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed in 2 to 4 hours.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 9 to 12 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is excreted through breastmilk. It is recommended for breastfeeding women only if clearly needed. The risk and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

Not recommended in patients with known allergy to Mycobutol 600 MG Tablet.

Optic neuritis

Not recommended in patients any history of vision disorder or optic neuritis.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is excreted through breastmilk. It is recommended for breastfeeding women only if clearly needed. The risk and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Impaired kidney function

This medicine is excreted through kidneys. The concentration of this medicine may increase in patients with impaired kidney function. The dose should be adjusted based on the CrCl.

Impaired liver function

This medicine may cause liver injury. The baseline of liver function tests should be obtained before initiating the treatment. Any signs of elevated liver enzymes should be reported to the doctor.

Vision impairment

This medicine may cause vision problems and can be reversible. Any changes in the vision should be reported to the doctor. Inform the doctor if you have any history of eye disorder.

Pediatric use

This medicine is not recommended for the children less than 13 years.

Drug-resistance

Usage of Mycobutol 600 MG Tablet without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that is drug resistant.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose of Mycobutol 600 MG Tablet, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Cholera Vaccine

Atorvastatin

Antacids

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Mycobutol 600 MG Tablet as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. It is advised to take this medicine at the same time every day. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed to prevent the spread of infection. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
It works by stopping the growth of bacteria by interfering with the cell wall synthesis.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Antituberculosis agents

Schedule

Schedule H

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