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Mycurit 4mg Tab

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
6 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Mycurit tablets are used for treating tuberculosis or TB. It comprises four active ingredients: Isoniazid, rifampicin, ethambutol, and pyrazinamide. All of them are anti-tuberculosis medicines. All th...
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ContainsEthambutol(275.0 Mg),Pyrazinamide(400.0 Mg),Isoniazid(75.0 Mg),Rifampicin(150.0 Mg)
UsesTuberculosis
Side effectsDizziness, stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, itching, fever, jaundice, loss of appetite, salivation, excess sputum, blurred vision, joint swelling, joint pain, severe abdominal the pain, gout, fatigue, increased liver enzymes, diarrhoea, sweating, tremors, change in the colour of eyes, saliva, urine, and stool.
ClassificationANTI-TUBERCULAR
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Uses of Mycurit 4mg Tab

  • As per CDSCO, Mycurit tablets are used to treat pulmonary tuberculosis (TB bacteria affecting the lungs) in adult patients.

Contraindications of Mycurit 4mg Tab

If you have a known allergy to any of the components of Mycurit tablet. If you have a history of vision disorders like optic neuritis, this medicine can worsen the condition if you have severe liver ...
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Side effects of Mycurit 4mg Tab

  • Joint pains
  • Burred or loss of vision
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Change in the colour of urine
  • Weight loss
  • Bleeding or bruising
  • Yellowing of eyes and skin (jaundice)
  • Disclaimer - Most of these symptoms do not need medical intervention and will reduce over time. If you experience any of the symptoms persistently, consult your doctor immediately.

Precautions and Warnings of Mycurit 4mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Mycurit tablet during pregnancy?
A:
If you are pregnant and diagnosed with TB, take the anti-tuberculosis medications in the exact way prescribed by the doctor. You may worry about the unborn child’s health, but not taking anti-TB medications can cause even more severe infection and even death. This medicine may reach the baby, but studies have not shown any development problems.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Mycurit tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is essential to breastfeed the baby, even if you are on the Mycurit tablet or other anti-tuberculosis treatment. Also, continue using vitamin B6 tablets. Some amount of this medicine may pass into the breast milk, but it's too little to cause any harm. Please consult your doctor to know more about this.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Mycurit tablet?
A:
No, Mycurit tablet may cause dizziness or blurred vision. Do not drive if you feel any of the side effects.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Mycurit tablet?
A:
No, do not consume alcohol with Mycurit tablets. It can increase the effects and cause dizziness and drowsiness, affecting your ability to drive. It will also increase the risk of hepatitis infection.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have already used a Mycurit tablet before to treat tuberculosis, inform your doctor.
  • You stopped using this tablet in the middle without finishing the entire course of this treatment. In such cases, the infection can come back, and it will become harder to fight the disease.
  • You are regularly taking antacids, do not take them immediately after taking this tablet.
  • You have low vitamin B6 levels in the blood. Mycurit tablets may cause vitamin B6 deficiency, which can cause inflammation of nerves.
  • You are on oral contraceptives, use other contraceptive methods like condoms, diaphragm, etc.

Mode of Action of Mycurit 4mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Mycurit tablets combine four active ingredients: Isoniazid, rifampicin, ethambutol, and pyrazinamide. Isoniazid prevents the TB bacteria from forming a protective layer, which helps it survive. Rifamp...
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Directions for Use of Mycurit 4mg Tab

  • Take a Mycurit tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
  • You can take 1 to 2 hours before consuming food.
  • Do not exceed the dosage.
  • Take the tablet as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not break the tablet or chew it.
  • Do not take if the package has been opened.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking this medication, as it can have adverse effects.
  • Do not take it with other medications without informing your doctor.

Interactions of Mycurit 4mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • If you are using Phenytoin (anti-seizure medication) or disulfiram (treatment for alcohol abuse), Mycurit tablets will increase the level of these medicines in the blood and cause adverse effects.
  • If you have oral contraceptives, blood thinners (warfarin), certain diabetic medicines (sulfonylureas), and methadone, Mycurit tablets can decrease the level and effectiveness of these medications in ...
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  • Rifampicin, a component of this medicine, is contraindicated in HIV-positive patients using certain antivirals like protease inhibitors.
  • Do not use this medicine with blood thinners or medicines that increase bleeding, as Mycurit tablets can cause unusual bleeding.
  • Mycurit tablet can also react with other medicines like antacids, heart medication, etc.

Interactions with food items

  • Mycurit tablet does not have direct interactions with food. Try to take this medication on an empty stomach, or else the food can interfere with the effectiveness of this medicine. If this medicine up...
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Storage and disposal of Mycurit 4mg Tab

Store Mycurit tablets in neat and dry places, at room temperature. Take the pill immediately after opening it. Do not expose it to direct sunlight, wetness, or humidity. Dispose of the package a...
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Dosage of Mycurit 4mg Tab

Overdose

  • Overdose of Mycurit tablets causes symptoms like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, itching, slurred speech, increased heart rate, rash, joint pain and swelling, severe abdominal pain, liver problems (ye...
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Missed a Dose

It is essential not to miss the Mycurit tablet dose. If you missed it and it's the same day, take the missed dose. If it's the next day, skip the missed dose and take it from that day. Do not take bot...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I wear contact lenses while using the Mycurit tablet?

A: It is not advisable to wear contact lenses while on a Mycurit tablet. It can change the colour of eyes, urine, tears etc., to orange. This can permanently change the colour of your contact lenses. This colour change is normal due to rifampicin, a medicine component. It is not harmful.

Q: How do I take a Mycurit tablet?

  • bMycurit tablets should be consumed one to two hours before eating the food. This medicine should be taken on an empty stomach as the food decreases its absorption. If you are experiencing severe stom...
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Product Details
Brand
MYCURIT 4
Expires on or After
19/08/2022

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