About Pyzina 750mg Tablet
Pyzina 750mg Tablet belongs to the group of medicines called ‘anti-tuberculosis’ drugs primarily used to treat and prevent tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that mainly affects the lungs, but it can also spread to other body parts such as kidneys, brain, spine and bone marrow. Pyzina 750mg Tablet 10’s does not work against infections caused by the virus, such as the common cold and flu.
Pyzina 750mg Tablet 10’s contains ‘Pyrazinamide’. Pyrazinamide is a chemically synthesised bacteriocidal antibiotic. It converts a special enzyme to an active form that inhibits the synthesis of fatty acids; this disrupts the cell membrane and disables energy production necessary for the survival of the TB bacteria.
Your doctor will decide the dose and duration based on the severity of your disease. Common side effects of Pyzina 750mg Tablet 10’s include muscle/joint pain, nausea, vomiting and loss of appetite. These side effects are not familiar to everyone and vary individually. If you notice any side effects that are not manageable, please consult your doctor.
Let your doctor know if you use any prescription and non-prescription medications you are taking, including other vitamins, before starting Pyzina 750mg Tablet. Please tell your doctor if you are allergic to Pyzina 750mg Tablet 10’s or its components. Inform your doctor beforehand if you have a history of liver or kidney diseases, diabetes, gout, high uric acid level in the blood, alcohol use and are undergoing dialysis. It is essential to let your doctor know if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or are a breastfeeding mother. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Pyzina 750mg Tablet 10’s as it might lead to liver problems.
Uses of Pyzina 750mg Tablet
- Tuberculosis (TB)
Benefits of Pyzina 750mg Tablet
In Tuberculosis (TB)
Pyzina 750mg Tablet is used to treat tuberculosis, an infectious disease that mainly affects the lungs but can affect other parts of the body as well. It stops the growth of infection causing bacteria and helps in treating the infection. Take it in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Do not stop taking it without consulting your doctor as doing so may cause the infection to return or worsen. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.
Side Effects of Pyzina 750mg Tablet
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Pyzina
- Hepatitis (viral infection of liver)
- Increased liver enzymes
- Joint pain
How to use Pyzina 750mg Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Pyzina 750mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Pyzina 750mg Tablet Works
Pyzina 750mg Tablet is an antitubercular medicine. In the body, it gets converted to pyrazinoic acid. This pyrazinoic acid inhibits fatty acid synthase I (bacterial enzyme), which is essential for bacterial growth. Thus, it works as a bacteriocidal to prohibit their growth and treats tuberculosis.