Drug Information

  


     






 

Pharmacokinetics

The drug is rapidly absorbed from the GIT, completely
metobolised in liver and is very well distributed throughout the body.

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Indication & Dosage

 

Oral

TUBERCULOSIS: Adults and Children: 15-20mg/kg o.d. Max daily dose is
1g.

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Action

 

Bacteriostatic against M. tuberculosis . Also active against 
atypical mycobacteria such as M. kansasil, and some strains of M.avium
complex and m.leprae.

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Interactions

When given with Cycloserine: the chance for adverse
neurological effects, such as convulsions are increased.

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Adverse Effect
& Precaution




Nausea, vomiting, anorexia,
heptotoxicity, drowsiness, depression, peripheral neuritis, headache,
skin rash, hypertension, convulsion, diplopia

Precaution to be taken in Diabetes mellitus where
hyperglycemia is difficult to control, and in patients with psychiatric
illness.

Pregnancy: Contraindicated.

Breast Feeding: Use with caution.

Man: May be used in reduced dose

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Brands available in market

















ETHIDE

Lupin
TAB 250mg 6 78.00
ETHIOCID

Themis Chemicals
TAB

250mg
3×10 373.00
ETHOMID

Macleods
TAB 250mg 10 169.30
ETOMIDE

VHB
TAB 250mg 100 15.00
MYCOTUF

Cadila Pharma(Le-Sante)
TAB 250mg 10 145.00
MYOBID

Panacea
TAB 250mg 10 130.00



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Drug Information
  

     

 
Pharmacokinetics

The drug is rapidly absorbed from the GIT, completely metobolised in liver and is very well distributed throughout the body.

Top
   

Indication & Dosage
 
Oral
TUBERCULOSIS: Adults and Children: 15-20mg/kg o.d. Max daily dose is 1g.

Top
   

Action
 
Bacteriostatic against M. tuberculosis . Also active against  atypical mycobacteria such as M. kansasil, and some strains of M.avium complex and m.leprae.

Top
   

Interactions

When given with Cycloserine: the chance for adverse neurological effects, such as convulsions are increased.

Top
   

Adverse Effect & Precaution

Nausea, vomiting, anorexia, heptotoxicity, drowsiness, depression, peripheral neuritis, headache, skin rash, hypertension, convulsion, diplopia

Precaution to be taken in Diabetes mellitus where hyperglycemia is difficult to control, and in patients with psychiatric illness.
Pregnancy: Contraindicated.
Breast Feeding: Use with caution.
Man: May be used in reduced dose

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ETHIDE

Lupin

TAB

250mg

6

78.00

ETHIOCID

Themis Chemicals

TAB

250mg

3×10

373.00

ETHOMID

Macleods

TAB

250mg

10

169.30

ETOMIDE

VHB

TAB

250mg

100

15.00

MYCOTUF

Cadila Pharma(Le-Sante)

TAB

250mg

10

145.00

MYOBID

Panacea

TAB

250mg

10

130.00

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