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Pyrazinamide

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Antitubercular Adult, Children

Pyrazinamide - Dosage and How to Use

How should Pyrazinamide be used?

  • Do not stop taking your medication without checking with your healthcare professional.
  • This medication can be taken with or without food. However, if you are having stomach discomfort, you can take them after food instead.
  • Take your medications at the same time every day to maintain the same amount of the medication in your bloodstream.
  • In children, the medication may be made into a mixture with water before taking.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

  • If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Then take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose.
  • It is important to complete the entire course of medication, even when you start feeling better during the treatment. This ensures that the tuberculosis bacteria in your body is fully killed.

What should I do if I overdose?

  • Updated on Saturday, August 31, 2019
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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