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Monopas 1gm Tablet
Monopas 1gm Tablet
Monopas 1gm Tablet
Monopas 1gm Tablet

Monopas 1gm Tablet

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Monopas 1 G Description

Monopas Tablet is an antibiotic medicine used in the treatment of bacterial infections. Monopas Tablet also aids in the treatment of tuberculosis that is resistant to other medicines. The active ingr

edient of Monopas Tablets is sodium aminosalicylate, which belongs to the family of medicines called anti-infectives. Sodium aminosalicylate is classified as an antimycobacterial medicine. It works by stopping the growth of the infection-causing bacteria. Monopas Tablet can be taken with or without food at a fixed time each day. It is essential to complete the prescribed course of this antibiotic. If the treatment is stopped midway, some bacteria may survive, and the infection may come back. Before using the Monopas tablet, you should tell the doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics like sulfa medicine or if you have any kidney or liver disease. If you experience rashes, itchy skin, swelling of the face and mouth, or have any difficulty in breathing after taking Monopas Tablet, seek emergency medical aid.


Product Summary

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ContainsSodium Amino Salicylate(1.0 G)
Side effectsNausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Skin rash, Headache, Giddiness, Visual disturbances
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Uses of Monopas 1 G

  • As per CDSCO, Monopas Tablet is used in,
  • Treatment of tuberculosis in patients who have acquired resistance to other antitubercular medicines in combination with other medicines.
  • Treatment of bacterial infection.

Contraindications of Monopas 1 G

  • If you have severe kidney impairment, due to the risk of worsening of condition.
  • If you have an allergy to sodium aminosalicylate or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.
  • If you are suffering from any liver disease.
  • If you have any stomach problems like ulcers.

Side effects of Monopas 1 G

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rash
  • Headache
  • Visual disturbances

Precautions and Warnings of Monopas 1 G



Can I take Monopas 1 gm Tablet during pregnancy?
Monopas Tablets are not recommended for use in pregnant women. Seek medical advice before taking Monopas Tablets. Inform the doctor about your pregnancy or intention to conceive at the time of consultation.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Monopas 1 gm Tablet while breastfeeding?
Monopas Tablet is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it may pass through the breast milk and harm the infant. Inform your doctor about your breastfeeding status at the time of consultation.


Can I drive if I have taken the Monopas 1 gm Tablet?
No, it is not safe to use a Monopas tablet while driving as it may cause dizziness and drowsiness.


Can I consume alcohol with the Monopas 1 gm Tablet?
Do not consume alcohol while taking Monopas 1 gm Tablets since it may intensify the sedative effects of the medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from mild to moderate kidney impairment due to an increased risk of severe adverse effects.
  • You conceive during the course of Monopas Tabs.
  • You experience side effects that persist or worsen in time.

Mode of Action of Monopas 1 G

How Does It Work?

Monopas Tablet acts by stopping the growth of the infection-causing bacteria. It stops the bacteria from producing folic acid, a nutrient required for bacterial multiplication.

Directions for Use of Monopas 1 G

  • Monopas Tablet can be taken with or without food.
  • Do not alter the prescribed dosage of Monopas Tablets without consulting with your doctor.
  • Swallow Monopas Tablet as a whole. Do not chew, crush, or break it.
  • For optimal pharmacological effects, it is advised to take the prescribed dose of Monopas Tablet at a fixed time every day for the recommended course.
  • Do not stop the use of Monopas Tablets without consulting the doctor. This may lead to a relapse of the infection, which can be harmful, especially in the case of tuberculosis.

Interactions of Monopas 1 G

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.
  • Taking Monopas tablets with any of the following medicines can modify the efficacy of either of them and cause undesirable side effects like an increase or decrease in the serum concentration of the m...
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Interactions with food items

  • There are no major interactions of Monopas 1 mg Tablet with food while using this medicine. A regular diet can be continued unless advised otherwise by the doctor. You can take Monopas Tablet with or ...
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Storage and disposal of Monopas 1 G

Store Monopas Tablets in a cool and dry place at a temperature below 30℃. Keep Monopas Tabs in its original packaging away from the reach of children and pets at home. Dispose of unused/expired Monopa...
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Dosage of Monopas 1 G


The symptoms of overdose of Monopas 1 gm Tablets may include a severe rash, dizziness, and visual disturbances. You should seek emergency medical treatment in case of an overdose or suspected overdose...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Monopas Tabs, take it as soon as you recall. If the gap is too long or it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose you have missed and continue with the regular schedule. ...
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

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

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