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Akurit 3 Strip Of 10 Tablets

Akurit 3 Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Akurit 3 Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Akurit 3 Tablets are used in the treatment of tuberculosis. Tuberculosis, if not treated, can affect the kidneys, brain, spine, and bone marrow. Akurit 3 tablets are effective against treating bacter

ial infections caused by Tubercular bacilli. Another use of Akurit 3 tablets is the treatment of leprosy. Akurit 3 tablets should be taken as prescribed by the doctor. Complete the therapeutic course even if you are feeling better. If the treatment is interrupted or discontinued, the effects of the medicines will be compromised. The medicine may take some time to start working on the symptoms. Nausea, vomiting, fever, dark-coloured urine, increased sweating, and increased saliva are some of the usual side effects of Akurit 3 tablets. Drink plenty of water to cope with the adverse effects. Before using this medicine, tell the doctor about any ongoing prescriptions for health concerns. Patients with liver and kidney problems should visit a doctor before using this medication. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should consult a doctor before using this supplement. Taking alcohol usually does not impair the ability to drive, but it can cause sleep or dizziness.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹48.41
You Save₹8.54 (15% on MRP)
ContainsEthambutol(275.0 Mg) + Isoniazid(75.0 Mg) + Rifampicin(150.0 Mg)
UsesTuberculosis, Gram-positive bacterial infections, Leprosy
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, rashes, fever, dark-coloured urine, peripheral neuropathy, jaundice, sweating, increased sputum production
TherapyANTI-TUBERCULAR
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uses

Uses of Akurit 3 Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Treatment of Tuberculosis (TB).
  • Treatment of leprosy.
  • Treatment in severe gram-positive bacterial infections.
contraindications

Contraindications of Akurit 3 Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you have a known allergy to Akurit 3 tablets.
  • If you're on antiviral medication, taking an Akurit 3 tablet isn't a good idea. This medication may reduce the efficacy of antiviral medicines and increase viral resistance.
  • If you have liver disease, Akurit 3 tablets should be used with caution. This medicine is metabolised in the liver, and it can build up in the body if the liver isn't functioning.
  • If you are detected with HIV and are on HIV medications, do not use Akurit 3 tablets.
  • If you have epilepsy, gout, malnutrition, porphyria, bleeding disorders, please tell your doctor before starting the Akurit 3 tablets.
  • Akurit 3 tablets are contraindicated in those with diabetes, mental health problems, kidney problems and peripheral neuropathy.
sideEffects

Side effects of Akurit 3 Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Rash
  • Fever
  • Dark coloured urine
  • Sweating
  • Increased sputum production
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Akurit 3 Strip Of 10 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Akurit 3 tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Akurit 3 tablets should not be taken when pregnant since it may cause problems for both the mother and the baby after birth by disrupting the growth of the foetus. Do not consume Akurit e tablets without consulting with your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Akurit 3 tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Trace amounts of Akurit 3 tablets are transmitted from mother to baby through breast milk. While using Akurit 3 tablets, do not breastfeed your baby without consulting your doctor. Akurit 3 tablets are probably safe to use while breastfeeding only if prescribed by the doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Akurit 3 tablets?
A:
Side effects from Akurit 3 tablets may impair your ability to drive. Dizziness, visual issues, numbness, and tingling sensations in the hands and feet are all possible side effects of the Akurit 3 tablets.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Akurit 3 tablets?
A:
Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Akurit 3 tablets because it might make you feel dizzy and damage your liver. While taking Akurit 3 tablets, drinking alcohol can produce flushing, rapid heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain, and lower your blood pressure.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have diabetes. This medication has the potential to impact your blood sugar levels and diabetes control.
  • You detect any indications of an allergic response, such as a skin rash, itching/swelling (particularly of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, difficulty breathing, etc., seek medical help righ...
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  • You experience adverse side effects, and they worsen.
  • You develop vitamin B6 deficiency. Vitamin B6 supplements may be prescribed by your doctor to prevent vitamin B6 deficiency.
  • You must use a reliable contraceptive technique to avoid pregnancy (such as condoms or a diaphragm), as Akurit 3 tablets may make hormonal contraceptives pill less effective.
  • Akurit 3 tablets are not for paediatric use.
  • Even if you feel better, finish the entire course of medication. Early termination of treatment raises the likelihood of recurrence of the infection.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Akurit 3 Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Akurit 3 Tablet is used in tuberculosis treatment that combines three medicines: rifampicin, isoniazid, and ethambutol. Rifampicin acts by inactivating an enzyme RNA-polymerase that TB bacteria need t...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Akurit 3 Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Follow the doctor's directions for this medication's dosage and duration.
  • Before using, double-check the label.
  • Take Akurit 3 tablets 30 minutes before or 2 hours after eating.
  • Take this tablet daily at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy.
  • Instead of crushing or chewing the Akurit 3 tablets pill, drink it with water.
  • Foods high in tyramine, such as cheese, smoked salmon, meats, and some types of alcohol, should be avoided when using Akurit 3 Tablet.
  • Depending on the severity of the infection, the dose and duration of the Akurit 3 tablets may vary.
interactions

Interactions of Akurit 3 Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Clopidogrel
  • Propranolol
  • Warfarin
  • Atorvastatin
  • Live cholera vaccine
  • Diltiazem
  • Cyclosporine
  • Erythromycin
  • Acetaminophen
  • Saquinavir
  • Ritonavir
  • Akurit tablets, if consumed with any other medicine that contains these compounds, can cause an interaction that may lead to adverse effects for the body. Some of these adverse reactions can be fatal....
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Interactions with food items

  • Foods high in tyramine, such as cheese, smoked salmon, meats, and some types of alcohol, should be avoided as these foods can interact with Akurit 3 Tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Akurit 3 Strip Of 10 Tablets

Keep the medications in a cool, dry location. Store away from the stove, sink, and any other hot appliances in a cabinet. Due to heat and moisture, medications may lose their potency or go bad before ...
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dosage

Dosage of Akurit 3 Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Overdose signs and symptoms are noted in case of higher dose consumption. In case of abnormal reactions or unusual changes such as nausea, vomiting, headache, loss of consciousness, or stomach pain, c...
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Missed a Dose

You must not miss a dose, as this raises the danger of bacteria becoming resistant to the treatment and the possibility of side effects. If you forget to take an Akurit 3 tablet, take it as soon as po...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Do Akurit 3 tablets affect the action of birth control pills?

A: Oral contraceptives may be less effective if you use the Akurit 3 Tablet. This may result in an unwanted pregnancy. Instead, when taking Akurit 3 Tablet, utilise a safe barrier contraceptive method like condoms or the IUDs. If you have any concerns, talk to your doctor. They may suggest suitable alternatives.

Q: Is it possible for Akurit 3 Tablet to produce urine discolouration?

A: Yes, Akurit 3 Tablet contains rifampicin, which can stain your teeth, sweat, urine, saliva, and tears for a short time (red, orange, or brown colour). This is a common side effect that isn't hazardous. Urine discolouration, on the other hand, can indicate liver impairment. If you have discoloured urine, stomach pain, loss of appetite, jaundice, yellowing of skin or eyes, see your doctor.

Q: Is it okay if I stop taking Akurit 3 Tablets if I'm feeling fine?

A: No, you should not stop using Akurit 3 Tablets. Even if you start to feel better, complete the course of the medication prescribed to you. Your infection may get worse and is difficult to treat if you stop taking Akurit 3 Tablet. It may even lead to medicine resistant tuberculosis, in which case the medicines you were taking for tuberculosis may no longer be effective
Product Details
Brand
AKURIT 3
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/08/2023

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Last Updated on: 17 Feb 2022 | 10:40 AM (IST)
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