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Productname : Coxerin 250 mg
Generic Name : Cycloserine Capsules
Manufacturer :Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Coxerin 250mg Capsule is used in the effective treatment of tuberculosis (TB) when other drugs don't appear to be of much help. It is usually used in combination with other medicaments. It also works effectively in treating urinary tract infections. It is generally considered as a second line drug that signifies its use only after the first line of drugs failed to achieve desired results. Coxerin 250mg Capsule is an anti-biotic and restricts growth of bacteria which is the way how it works. It inhibits bio synthesis in the cell wall of bacteria. This drug is not effective in viral problems.
There are certain side effects that may follow after taking Coxerin 250mg Capsule, some of which may be headache,drowsiness, dizziness, tremors,swelling of body parts- especially ankles and feet, pale skin, etc. Though the medicament is safe and rarely side effects occur if administered correctly,however if any of these symptoms are experienced you should at once contact your doctor and report to him details about the side effects encountered. Sleepiness, unsteadiness, numbness or occasional seizure may also be noticed in a few cases. Coxerin 250mg Capsule is catagorised in the World Health Organisation's list of Essential Medicines among the most effective and safe ones.
Uses of Coxerin Capsule
Coxerin250 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
Coxerin Capsule side effects
Side Effects of Coxerin are Abnormal behavior, Confusion, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Retching, Difficulty in speaking, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Memory loss, Headache, Convulsion, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Stomach pain, Acne-like rash, Tingling sensation, Numbness, Irritation, Vertigo,Inflammation of a vein, Suicidal behaviors.
How to use Coxerin Capsule
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. Coxerin 250 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Coxerin Capsule works
Coxerin 250 mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.