Composition Cycloserine (250mg)
Primary Use Coxerin 250 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
caution Potentially unsafe with Pregnancy, Kidney patients
Medicine Overview of Coxerin 250 mg Capsule
Uses of Coxerin 250 mg Capsule
This medication is used with other medications to treat tuberculosis (TB). In some cases, it may also be used to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs). It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu).
Coxerin 250 mg Capsule side effects
Abnormal behavior, Confusion, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Retching, Difficulty in speaking, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Memory loss, Headache,, Convulsion, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Stomach pain, Acne-like rash, Tingling sensation, Numbness, Irritation, Vertigo, Inflammation of a vein,Suicidal behaviors.
How to use Coxerin 250 mg Capsule
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. Coxerin 250 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Coxerin 250 mg Capsule works
Coxerin 250mg Capsule is used in the effective treatment of tuberculosis (TB) when other drugs don’t appear to be of much help. It is usually used in combination with other medicaments. It also works effectively in treating urinary tract infections. It is generally considered as a second line drug that signifies its use only after the first line of drugs failed to achieve desired results. Coxerin 250mg Capsule is an anti-biotic and restricts growth of bacteria which is the way how it works. It inhibits biosynthesis in the cell wall of bacteria. This drug is not effective in viral problems.
In Depth Information on Coxerin 250 mg Capsule
Expert advice for Coxerin 250 mg Capsule
- Before taking cycloserine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
- Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: seizures, mental/mood disorders (such as depression, anxiety, psychosis), kidney disease, liver disease, alcohol use.
Coxerin 250 mg Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Coxerin 250 mg Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Coxerin 250 mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Coxerin 250 mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Coxerin 250 mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Coxerin 250 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Coxerin 250 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Coxerin 250 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
There is limited information available on the use of Coxerin 250 mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Coxerin 250 mg Capsule?
For the best possible benefit, it is important to take each scheduled dose of this medication as directed. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.