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R Cinex E Tablet

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R Cinex E Tablet Description

R Cinex E Tablets are used in the treatment of tuberculosis or TB infection. It is composed of three active ingredients: isoniazid, rifampicin, and ethambutol. All three are anti-tuberculosis (anti-T

B) medications. They all work in various ways to kill the bacteria and lower the infection. It is essential not to stop using this medicine in the middle of the treatment, even if you feel better. Doctors usually prescribe to take R Cinex E tablets for at least a few months. The treatment duration depends on various aspects, such as the condition of the patient. The doctors will assess and decide on a treatment plan. Continue the treatment for the entire course without stopping. Or else, the infection might come back, and it would get even harder to treat. Tuberculosis is a very contagious bacterial infection that affects the lungs. TB bacteria die very slowly; hence the treatment is so long. It also quickly develops resistance to anti-tuberculosis medicines.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹78.16
You Save₹13.79 (15% on MRP)
ContainsEthambutol(800.0 Mg) + Isoniazid(300.0 Mg) + Rifampicin(450.0 Mg)
UsesTuberculosis
Side effectsDizziness, stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, itching, fever, jaundice, loss of appetite, salivation, excess sputum, blurred vision, joint swelling, joint pain, gout, fatigue, increased liver enzymes, diarrhoea, sweating, tremors, change in the colour of eyes, saliva, urine, and stool.
TherapyANTI-TUBERCULAR
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uses

Uses of R Cinex E Tablet

  • As per CDSCO, R Cinex E is used for,
  • Treatment of tuberculosis infection.
contraindications

Contraindications of R Cinex E Tablet

If you have a known allergy to any of the components of R Cinex E Tablets. If you have a history of vision disorders like optic neuritis, this medicine can worsen the condition. If you have gout or ...
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sideEffects

Side effects of R Cinex E Tablet

  • Chills
  • Joint pains
  • Burred or loss of vision
  • Skin rash
  • Confusion
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Change in the colour of urine
  • Weakness
  • Weight loss
  • Bleeding or bruising
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of R Cinex E Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the R Cinex E Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is essential to breastfeed the baby, even if you are on the R Cinex E Tablet. Continue using vitamin B6 tablets. Some amount of this medicine may pass into the breast milk, but it is too little to cause any harm. Please consult your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken R Cinex E Tablet?
A:
No, R Cinex E Tablet may cause dizziness or blurred vision. Do not drive if you feel any of the side effects.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the R Cinex E Tablet?
A:
No, do not consume alcohol with R Cinex E Tablets. It can increase the effects and cause dizziness and drowsiness, affecting your ability to drive.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have already had tuberculosis before and used the R Cinex E tablets before for the treatment of TB, inform your doctor.
  • You want to stop using this medicine as you are feeling better. Do not stop in the middle and finish the entire course of this treatment. Otherwise, the infection may come back, and it will become har...
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  • You have tingling sensations or nerve pain or damage. It may be due to vitamin B6 deficiency, which can cause inflammation of nerves.
  • You are on oral birth control pills. This medicine reduces their effectiveness, so use other contraceptive methods like condoms, diaphragms, etc.
  • You take antacids regularly. Do not take antacids immediately after taking this tablet.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of R Cinex E Tablet

How Does It Work?

R Cinex E tablet has a combination of three active components: Isoniazid, rifampicin, and ethambutol. Isoniazid prevents the TB bacteria from forming a protective layer, which helps it survive. Rifamp...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of R Cinex E Tablet

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

Interactions of R Cinex E Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • If you are using Phenytoin (anti-seizure medicine) or disulfiram (for alcoholism), R Cinex E Tablet will increase the level of these medicines in the blood and cause adverse effects.
  • Rifampicin (a component of this tablet) is contraindicated in HIV-positive patients using certain types of antivirals like protease inhibitors.
  • If you have oral contraceptives, blood thinners (warfarin), certain diabetic medicines (sulfonylureas), and methadone, R Cinex E Tablet can decrease the level of these medicines in the blood.

Interactions with food items

  • Try to take R Cinex E Tablet on an empty stomach, or else the food can interfere with the effectiveness of this medicine. If you experience severe stomach upset, you can take them after a meal.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of R Cinex E Tablet

Store R Cinex E Tablets in dry conditions and at room temperature, away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humidity. Dispose of this medicine's packaging after use. Check the expiration date befo...
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dosage

Dosage of R Cinex E Tablet

Overdose

  • Overdose of R Cinex E Tablets causes symptoms like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, itching, slurred speech, increased heart rate, urinary retention, lack of consciousness, and dark-coloured skin, urin...
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Missed a Dose

It is essential not to miss the R Cinex E Tablet dose. If you missed it and it is 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 ...
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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: Should I stop using the R Cinex E Tablet if I am feeling better?

A: No, do not stop using R Cinex E Tablets any time in the middle of the treatment, even if you think you are feeling better. Tuberculosis bacteria die very slowly, and it takes a long time to completely eliminate them. If you stop in the middle, the bacteria will multiply again and may gain resistance to the current treatment. This causes reinfection and makes it even harder to kill the bacteria.

Q: Can I wear contact lenses while using R Cinex E Tablet?

  • It is not advisable to wear contact lenses while on this treatment. This medicine can change the colour of eyes, urine, etc., to orange. This colour change is not harmful. However, it can permanently ...
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Product Details
Brand
R CINEX E
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
01/03/2023
Last Updated on: 10 Feb 2022 | 07:02 PM (IST)
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