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Pza Ciba 750mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Pza Ciba 750 MG Description

Pza Ciba is a prescription antibiotic medication used in the management of tuberculosis. The active ingredient of Pza Ciba is Pyrazinamide 750 mg. Tuberculosis is a common infectious disease in In

dia. It is caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It primarily affects the lungs but can also affect other organs like bones, spine, gastrointestinal tract, lymph nodes, meninges, etc. In lung tuberculosis, affected persons present symptoms of cough with sputum for more than two weeks, evening fevers, night sweats, and weight loss. If the disease affects other organs, the symptoms vary. Tuberculosis is a chronic, severely debilitating infection that requires sustained treatment. Pyrazinamide is part of the first-line medications used to treat tuberculosis, along with rifampicin, ethambutol, and isoniazid. Pza Ciba should only be given in combination with other anti-tubercular medicines. The medication should be taken only after consulting a doctor, and the directions for use of Pza Ciba tablets should be strictly followed. It should not be abruptly started or stopped. Taking the tablet at the same time every day is advisable. Side effects of Pza Ciba include tiredness, drowsiness, headache, dizziness, itching, skin rashes, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, etc. It can also lead to an increase in uric acid levels and liver dysfunction.


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Offer Price₹51.14
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ContainsPyrazinamide(750.0 Mg)
Side effectsNausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Itching, Headache, Drowsiness, Giddiness, Fatigue, Liver dysfunction, Gout
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Uses of Pza Ciba 750 MG

  • Pza Ciba tablets are used in the treatment of tuberculosis.

Contraindications of Pza Ciba 750 MG

  • Pyrazinamide is contraindicated:
  • If you are hypersensitive to any of the components of this tablet.
  • If you have acute liver disease, regardless of origin.
  • If you have a history of medicine-induced liver dysfunction.
  • If you have a history of gouty arthritis or increased uric acid levels.
  • If you have a hereditary blood disorder called porphyria.
  • If you have a history of rare disorders that affect galactose metabolism (galactose intolerance, total lactase deficiency, or glucose-galactose malabsorption).

Side effects of Pza Ciba 750 MG

  • Side effects of Pza Ciba include:
  • Tiredness
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Giddiness
  • Dizziness
  • Itching
  • Skin rashes
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Bloating
  • Increase in uric acid levels (gout as a result requiring treatment and stoppage of the medicine. Gout presents as severe pain, redness, and swelling of joints.)
  • Derangement of liver function tests
  • Liver dysfunction (symptoms may include fever, generalised tiredness, right upper abdominal pain, jaundice, and enlargement of liver and spleen.

Precautions and Warnings of Pza Ciba 750 MG



Can I take Pza Ciba tablets during pregnancy?
Pyrazinamide is a class-C medicine, and it is not recommended during pregnancy. Inform your doctor about your pregnancy or intention to conceive before starting treatment with this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Pza Ciba tablets while breastfeeding?
Pyrazinamide is contraindicated for use by nursing mothers. Inform your doctor about your breastfeeding status at the time of prescription.


Can I drive if I have taken a Pza Ciba tablet?
Pza Ciba may cause drowsiness, giddiness, and fatigue. Driving or operating heavy machinery is not recommended if you experience any of these adverse effects while using this medication.


Can I consume alcohol with the Pza Ciba tablets?
Consumption of alcohol while using Pza Ciba is strictly contraindicated as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine and pose a threat to life.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You take medicines for other conditions; it is important for the doctor to rule out any possible medicine interactions before prescribing this medicine.
  • You notice a worsening of symptoms.

Mode of Action of Pza Ciba 750 MG

How Does It Work?

Pyrazinamide is different from other anti-tubercular medications because of its unique mechanism of action. It plays a key role in decreasing the overall duration of tuberculosis therapy. Pyrazinamide...
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Directions for Use of Pza Ciba 750 MG

  • Pza Ciba should be taken as prescribed by the treating physician.
  • It is recommended to take this medication on a regular schedule. Taking the tablet at the same time every day is advisable.
  • Swallow this medication as a whole. Do not crush, chew or break this tablet.
  • This medication should be taken along with other anti-tubercular medications, as prescribed by the doctor.
  • It is vital that the entire course of treatment is completed. Abrupt stoppage of the medicine can cause the recurrence of symptoms of the disease. Consult your doctor before stopping this medication.
  • Pza Ciba can be taken with or without food.
  • Inform your doctor regarding any other medication you take. Your doctor will review them to check for any potential medicine interaction associated effects.

Interactions of Pza Ciba 750 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • This medication decreases the effect of medicines used to treat gout, such as probenecid and sulfinpyrazone, which are uricosuric agents (increase the excretion of uric acid from the body).
  • Pyrazinamide decreases the contraceptive effect of oestrogens.
  • Oral typhoid vaccine might be inactivated by concomitant antibiotic administration.

Storage and disposal of Pza Ciba 750 MG

Store in a cool and dry place, away from direct light and moisture. Do not use the medicine after its date of expiration. Keep the tablets away from children and pets. Do not flush the medication down...
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Dosage of Pza Ciba 750 MG


An overdose of Pyrazinamide can result in marked hyperuricemia (increased uric acid levels) and severe liver failure. In case of a suspected overdose, rush the affected person to a tertiary care centr...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of this tablet, it is advised to take it as soon as possible. If the duration missed is too long and it is almost time for the next dose, it is recommended to skip the missed dose a...
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Dr. Bhavika Shah

MBBS, MD (Dermatology), DNB (Dermatology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: I have been experiencing joint pain since I started taking this medicine. Is this normal?

A: Pza Ciba is known to increase uric acid levels. This can present as gouty arthritis. If you are experiencing a new onset of joint pain after starting this medication, review with your treating physician immediately. They may request certain blood work to establish the cause and treat it accordingly.

Q: I feel better after starting this medication. Can I stop it now?

A: Do not stop taking Pza Ciba or any anti-tubercular medication before completing the entire course of treatment as prescribed by your treating physician. Abrupt stoppage can result in the recurrence of disease and symptoms.

Q: Will Pza Ciba affect my liver?

A: Pza Ciba is known to cause a symptomless elevation of liver enzymes. It can also cause liver cell dysfunction in some people, which may present as fever, tiredness, decreased appetite, pain in the right upper abdomen, and sometimes even jaundice. A routine review of your liver function tests is recommended during the course of treatment. Inform your doctor about any new side effects and discuss for more information.
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Last Updated on: 08 Mar 2022 | 11:47 AM (IST)
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