Pyzid 750mg Tablet Description:
Pyzid 750mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.
Pyzid 750mg Tablet is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
Jaundice, Hepatitis (viral infection of liver), Increased liver enzymes, Joint pain.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Pyzid 750mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
What is Pyzid and what is it used for?
Pyzid is an antibiotic. It is used in combination with other antibiotics in the treatment of tuberculosis
Is Pyzid bactericidal?
Pyzid is both a bacteriostatic and a bactericidal antibiotic. It stops the growth of bacteria (bacteriostatic) in certain cases and kills (bactericidal) the tuberculosis causing bacteria in other cases
How does Pyzid work/treat tuberculosis?
Pyzid kills or stops growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). The exact mechanism of action for Pyzid is not known
How does Pyzid cause hyperuricemia and gout?
Following oral intake of Pyzid, it gets converted in the body to pyrazinoic acid (active chemical form of Pyzid). Pyrazinoic acid blocks the excretion of urates (salt form of uric acid) by the kidneys. This causes an increase in blood levels of uric acid (hyperuricemia). Excess uric acid accumulation between joints causes pain, swelling, redness and stiffness in joints (gout).