Composition : PROTIONAMIDE-250MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : PROTOMID 250MG TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10
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Composition : PROTIONAMIDE-250MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : PROTOMID 250MG TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10

Drug Ingredient Information



Information for patients
Drug Information Protionamide (or prothionamide) is a drug used in the treatment of tuberculosis. It has also been tested for use in the treatment of leprosy
Drug Alert
Alert Contraindicated in Hypersensitivity. Severe hepatic disease, porphyria.
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug patients who have Hypersensitivity to Prothionamide and impaired liver function should not use this medicine.
Drug Special Care Difficulty in managing DM. Monitor blood glucose, thyroid and visual function. Perform LFT before and during treatment with protionamide. Caution in patients with psychiatric illness or depression. Pregnancy and lactation.
Drug Drug Interactions Increased neurotoxic effects with cycloserine. Potentially Fatal: Increased incidence of hepatotoxicity with rifampicin.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction no data
Drug Breast feeding Interaction no data
Drug Machinery Interaction no data
Drug More Information Protionamide inhibits peptide synthesis. It is active against mycobacteria species. Bacteriostatic against M. tuberculosis. Also active against atypical mycobacteria e.g. M. kansasii and some strains of M. avium complex, and M. leprae. Onset: 30-60 min. Duration: 12-16 hr. Absorption: Readily absorbed form the GI tract (oral); peak plasma concentrations after 2 hr. Distribution: Widely distributed into body fluids and CSF. Metabolism: Converted to sulfoxide (active) and other metabolites. Excretion: Via urine (<1% as unchanged).;
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info Prothionamide is taken twice daily, generally one tablet (250 mg) in the daytime and 2 tablets (500 mg) at night. Prothionamide is taken during the intensive and continuation phases of treatment.
Drug quanitty Dosage Adults 0. 5 to 1g daily in 2 to 3 divided doses along with other antitubercular drugs. Daily dose not to exceed 1G. Children 15mg to 20mg / kg in two divided doses. Daily dose not to exceed 0. 5 G.
Drug Dose to be taken orally.
Excess Drug Consumption no data
Forgot Drug Consumption no data
Stop Drug Consumption no data
Possible Side Effects
General Information The side effects of prothionamide are similar to ethionamide. Prothionamide is most commonly associated with nausea and vomiting.
Common Drug Side Effects Anorexia, excessive salivation, metallic taste, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea. Peripheral and/or optic neuritis, psychiatric disturbances e.g. depression, anxiety, psychosis, postural hypotension. Jaundice, hepatitis. Thrombocytopenia, skin rashes, stomatitis, gynaecomastia.
Rare Drug Side Effects no data
Very Rare Drug Side Effects no data
Drug Side Effects Symptoms no data
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Storage Store at a temperature upto 25 oC. Protected from light. Keep out of the reach of children.

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