Capreomycin

 

General English name: Capreomycin

Brand: Capastat

Application: Tuberculosis (tuberculosis)

 

 

 

 

 

Capreomycin pharmaceutical forms

Capreomycin Drug Information

The correct amount and method of taking capromycin

Contraindications to capreomycin

Capreomycin during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of Capreomycin on driving

Capreomycin drug interaction

Warning about taking Capreomycin

Side effects of capreomycin

Side effects of Capreomycin overdose (capreomycin poisoning)

Storage conditions of Capreomycin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Capreomycin pharmaceutical forms

  • Capsule

 

Capreomycin Drug Information

Capreomycin is used to treat tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection that mainly affects the lungs but can affect other parts of the body as well. Capreomycin is an antibiotic that treats tuberculosis infection and its symptoms by killing the bacteria.

 

The correct amount and method of taking capromycin

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dose and amount of Capreomycin varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your lung doctor has told you.
  • This drug is injected intravenously (within 1 hour) under the supervision of a doctor.
  • The dose of this drug depends on the patient's condition and his recovery process, but usually it is injected once a day for the first 2-4 months and then the dose is reduced to 2-3 times a week.
  • To improve the effectiveness of the antibiotic capreomycin, inject the drug daily, at specific times of the day.
  • Stop taking the medicine as long as it is prescribed for you. Early discontinuation of the drug may lead to recurrence of the infection.
  • If you forget to take your daily dose at the right time but soon forget, take the medicine; But if you remember when the next dose is near the hour, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.

 

Contraindications to capreomycin

  • Note the expiration date of the caproemycin drug and do not take it if it has expired.
  • Never give Capreomycin to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
  • Check for drug interactions with capreomycin, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Capreomycin during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor.

 

The effect of Capreomycin on driving

Capreomycin does not cause drowsiness, but if you have such symptoms, avoid driving or operating machinery until these symptoms have resolved.

 

Capreomycin drug interaction

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines, including medicines that may damage your kidneys or hearing (eg, amphotericin B, colistin, sidofovir, polymyxin), aminoglycosides such as amikacin, gentamicin, kanamycin, tuberculosis.

 

Warning about taking Capreomycin

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking capreomycin:

  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding your baby.
  • If you have any liver or kidney problems.
  • If you have hearing problems.
  • If you are dehydrated.
  • If you have a specific muscle disease (myasthenia gravis).
  • If you have Parkinson's disease.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to another medicine.

 

Side effects of capreomycin

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking this medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed.

  • Pain and redness at the injection site
  • Hearing problems, dizziness, ringing in the ears, kidney problems such as changes in urine volume, muscle weakness, chills, irregular heartbeat: In this case, see a doctor immediately.
  • Allergic skin rash, shortness of breath: This medicine may cause allergies in you, if you have such side effects, see a doctor immediately.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of Capreomycin.

 

Side effects of Capreomycin overdose (capreomycin poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as severe dizziness, ringing in the ears, loss of ability to hear loud noises, difficulty breathing, change in the amount of urine, shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), Call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of Capreomycin

  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
  • Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.
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