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Ecox 600mg Tablets

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Ecox 600 MG Description

Ecox 600 mg Tablet is an anti-tuberculosis antibiotic. It is used in the treatment and prevention of tuberculosis, a disease that primarily affects the lungs but can spread to other parts of the body

. Ecox 600 mg Tablet is normally taken with at least one additional tuberculosis treatment. Even if you feel better, don't skip any doses and finish the entire treatment term. Terminating treatment too soon can result in treatment failure and the development of medicine-resistant tuberculosis. This can cause serious health issues. As a side effect of this medication, some patients may have vision impairment and colour blindness. If any adverse effects persist or worsen, please contact your doctor. During treatment with this medicine, your doctor may check your liver function, eyesight, and thyroid function.

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Product Summary

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ContainsEthambutol(600.0 Mg)
UsesTuberculosis
Side effectsVisual impairment, Colour blindness
TherapyANTI-TUBERCULAR
molecules
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uses

Uses of Ecox 600 MG

  • Ecox 600 mg Tablet is used in,
  • Treatment of tuberculosis (TB) treatment (an infectious disease that primarily affects the lungs)
contraindications

Contraindications of Ecox 600 MG

  • If you are allergic to the active or inactive ingredients of Ecox 600 mg Tablet.
  • If you have had a history of vision difficulties or optic neuritis.
  • Do not administer Ecox 600 mg Tablet in children under the age of 13.
sideEffects

Side effects of Ecox 600 MG

  • Visual impairment
  • Colour blindness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Ecox 600 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ecox 600 mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
No. Ecox 600 mg Tablet may be harmful during pregnancy. While there is a lack of studies on human subjects, animal research has demonstrated negative effects on the growing foetus. Please seek medical advice. Do inform your doctor about your pregnancy at the time of consultation.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ecox 600 mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is probably safe to take Ecox 600 mg Tablet while breastfeeding. According to human research, the medication does not transfer into breast milk in large amounts. Please seek medical advice before taking the medicine. Do inform your doctor of your breastfeeding status at the time of consultation.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Ecox 600mg Tablet?
A:
Ecox 600 mg Tablet may induce negative effects that impair your driving ability. It may cause vision difficulties as well as tingling or numbness in the hands and feet. You should not drive after taking this prescription until you know how it affects you.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Ecox 600 mg Tablet?
A:
Interaction of Ecox 600 mg Tablet with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have Kidney function issues. Ecox 600 mg Tabs are metabolised in the kidneys. In patients with impaired renal function, the concentration of this medicine may rise. Depending on the condition, the...
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  • You have inadequate liver function. Ecox 600 mg Tablet has the potential to harm the liver. Before starting treatment, your doctor may prescribe liver function tests. Any evidence of increased liver e...
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  • You are having trouble seeing. This medication has the potential to cause eyesight impairment. While such impairment is reversible, any changes in eyesight should be brought to the attention of your d...
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  • You have diabetes. Inform your doctor if you experience a drop in blood sugar levels after taking Ecox 600 mg Tab. You should check your blood sugar levels on a regular basis.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Ecox 600 MG

How Does It Work?

Ecox 600 mg Tablet is a tuberculosis treatment. It prevents mycobacterium cell wall formation by inhibiting the polymerization of arabinogalactan, an essential component of cell wall synthesis, by inh...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Ecox 600 MG

  • Strictly follow your doctor's instructions on the dosage and duration of Ecox 600 mg Tablets.
  • Take Ecox 600 mg Tablet as a whole. Do not chew, crush, or break it.
  • Ecox 600 mg Tablet can be taken with or without food.
  • For optimal pharmacological effects, it is best to take Ecox 600 mg Tablets at the same time every day.
  • Do not discontinue or alter doses of Ecox 600 mg Tablet, as it can make worsen the condition.
interactions

Interactions of Ecox 600 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • To avoid side effects associated with medicine interaction, it is important to inform the doctor about all medicines and health supplements you are currently taking.
  • Cholera Vaccine:
  • It is advisable to wait 14 days after taking Ecox 600 mg Tablet before getting the Cholera vaccine. Your doctor should be consulted about any other antibiotics or vaccines.
  • Atorvastatin:
  • If these medications are used at the same time, the risk of nerve harm increases. A doctor should be seen if you experience numbness, tingling, or burning feelings in your feet or hands. Alternative m...
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  • Antacids:
  • Antacid medicines may interfere with the absorption of Ecox 600 mg Tablet. Tell your doctor if you're on any gastrointestinal medications. It's best if you take these two medications four hours apart....
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Interactions with food items

  • There are no known food interactions of Ecox 600mg Tablet with food. A regular diet can be followed unless advised otherwise.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Ecox 600 MG

Store Ecox 600 mg Tablet at temperatures below 30℃, away from direct sunlight, moisture, and heat in a place. Keep Ecox 600 mg Tablet in a place out of the reach of pets and children at home. Do not u...
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dosage

Dosage of Ecox 600 MG

Overdose

An overdose of Ecox 600mg Tablets may cause severe side effects, difficulty in breathing, and loss of consciousness. Seek emergency medical intervention.

Missed a Dose

If you forget to take a dose of Ecox 600 mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If the gap is too long or your next dose is approaching, skip the dose you have missed and continue with the regula...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Shreya Aggarwal

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is medicine resistance? Is it possible for me to become resistant to Ecox 600mg Tablet?

A: The bacteria in your body sometimes stop responding to treatment. As a result, the medicine ceases to function. This is referred to as medicine resistance. When Ecox 600 mg Tablet is taken in conjunction with other TB medications, medicine resistance is rare.

Q: What are the signs and symptoms that I should stop taking Ecox 600 mg Tablet?

A: Do not stop taking Ecox 600 mg Tabs on your own. If you suffer visual difficulties such as blurred vision or colour blindness, or renal problems such as decreased urine output and swelling in your legs and feet, you should visit your doctor, who will advise you on what is the next best step for you. Additionally, if you experience symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, and yellowing of skin and eyes, contact your doctor right away.

Q: Is it possible to consume Ecox 600 mg Tablets for more than two months?

A: Yes, depending on your situation and your doctor's advice, Ecox 600 mg Tablet can be taken for more than 2 months. If your tests reveal that the TB bacteria are still active after two months, you may need to continue taking Ecox 600 mg Tablet for another month. You may need to take Ecox 600 mg Tablet and other TB treatments (for which you are not resistant) for more than 2 months if you are resistant to other TB medicines.
Product Details
Brand
ECOX
Expires on or After
09/05/2023
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2022 | 06:10 PM (IST)
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