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RHE FD 450MG TABLET

Manufacturer

MAC-MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS

Pack Of

6 TABLETS

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Prescription Required
Product Details

About RHE FD 450MG TABLET

RHE FD 450MG TABLET belongs to the group antibiotics called 'antituberculosis agents' used to treat tuberculosis (TB) caused by a bacteria mycobacterium tuberculin. Infectious or harmful bacteria can make you sick and reproduce quickly in your body. These harmful bacteria produce toxins which can damage tissue and make you sick. Tuberculosis (TB) usually attacks your lungs and can spread to the brain and spine also. Common signs and symptoms of TB include fever, cough (sometimes blood-tinged), weight loss, and night sweats. 

RHE FD 450MG TABLET is made up of the three medicines Rifampicin, Ethambutol, Isoniazid. Rifampicin acts by inhibiting DNA synthesis (a process required for bacterial growth and division). On the other hand, Ethambutol and Isoniazid act by preventing bacterial cell wall (outer covering) synthesis required for its growth. This ultimately prevents or kills the bacteria and prevents its spread. 

RHE FD 450MG TABLET should be taken as directed by the doctor. You may experience some common side effects like nausea, vomiting, fever, dark coloured urine, sweating, and increased saliva. Everyone need not experience the above symptoms if any discomfort occurs by this medicine consult your doctor.

People with liver and kidney diseases should take RHE FD 450MG TABLET only after consulting with a doctor. Pregnant women and breastfeeding mother should take RHE FD 450MG TABLET as instructed by the doctor. Do not take this medicine with alcohol which causes drowsiness. While on the medication, your doctor advises some diagnostic and laboratory tests to know the effects of medicines on the body. Use of RHE FD 450MG TABLET may also affect oral contraceptive pills, so if you are using any, please consult a doctor and ask for some other birth control methods. You may experience dark coloured urine and yellowing of teeth after using RHE FD 450MG TABLET. However, these are harmless symptoms and may go after stopping RHE FD 450MG TABLET. 

Uses of RHE FD 450MG TABLET

Tuberculosis (TB)

Directions for Use

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as directed by the physician. Check the label before using this medicine. Avoid taking RHE FD 450MG TABLET with tyramine rich food like cheese, meat, beer and smoked fish.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of RHE FD 450MG TABLET

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Rash Dark-coloured urine
  • Increased salivation (drooling) 

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

People with liver and kidney diseases should take RHE FD 450MG TABLET only after consulting with a doctor. Pregnant women and breastfeeding mother should take RHE FD 450MG TABLET as instructed by the doctor. Do not take this medicine with alcohol which causes drowsiness. While on the medication, your doctor advises some diagnostic and laboratory tests to know the effects of medicines on the body. Use of RHE FD 450MG TABLET may also affect oral contraceptive pills, so please consult a doctor and ask for some other birth control methods if you are using any. You may experience dark coloured urine and yellowing of teeth after using RHE FD 450MG TABLET. However, these are harmless symptoms and may go after stopping RHE FD 450MG TABLET. 

 

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Consuming alcohol and RHE FD 450MG TABLET causes flushing, increased heartbeat, chest pain, nausea, thirst and low blood pressure. So avoid the use of alcohol with RHE FD 450MG TABLET.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    RHE FD 450MG TABLET is unsafe for pregnant women as it can produce a harmful effect on the unborn baby. So please consult your doctor before its intake.

  • Breast Feeding

    A nursing mother should use RHE FD 450MG TABLET only if a doctor has prescribed it.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    RHE FD 450MG TABLET may affect your ability to drive as it produces drowiness and sleep. So, it should not be taken before driving a motor vehicle.

  • Liver

    Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine and dost adjustment may be needed.

  • Kidney

    Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine and dost adjustment may be needed.

Other Information (RHE0018)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

No, RHE FD 450MG TABLET decreases the action of birth control pills. So, use other contraceptive devices or methods to avoid unwanted pregnancies. Discuss with your doctor before taking this medicine.

It is best to take RHE FD 450MG TABLET on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals.

Full form of DOTS is (Directly Observed Therapy Short Term). It is defined treatment regimen initiated by the Government for the cure of Tuberculosis. The initial treatment phase consists of 8 weeks of the 4 drugs namely: Isoniazid (H), Rifampicin (R), Pyrazinamide (Z) and Ethambutol (E). Then, the continuation phase should consist of the 3 drugs namely: Isoniazid, Rifampicin and Ethambutol should be given for another 16 weeks.

Yes, it may take at least 6-8 months for the treatment for TB. Remember, you should regularly take DOTS therapy as instructed by the doctor or DOTS worker provided by the government agency.

Do not Panic as RHE FD 450MG TABLET can cause bright red-orange color urine urine, feces, saliva, sputum, sweat, and tear. It wont occur as soon as you stop the use of drug.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Atlanta Arcade, Marol Church Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400059, INDIA.

RHE FD 450MG TABLET

RHE FD 450MG TABLET

MRP: 91.70