Akurit Tablet (6)

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  • Manufactured by: Lupin Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Rifampicin (150 mg) + Isoniazid (75 mg)

Akurit Information

Akurit is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Tuberculosis.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Akurit. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Common side effects of Akurit include Dizziness, Difficulty breathing, Difficulty talking. These side effects of Akurit are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Akurit has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. Warnings related to Akurit's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Akurit is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Kidney Disease, Heart Disease are examples of such conditions. Other contraindications of Akurit have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Akurit with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

You should also be aware that Akurit is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



Akurit Benefits & Uses

Akurit is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Akurit Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Tuberculosis
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 Tablet
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 4 months
  • Special Instructions: strength 300 mg isoniazid and 600 mg rifampicin
Geriatric
  • Disease: Tuberculosis
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 Tablet
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 4 months
  • Special Instructions: strength 300 mg isoniazid and 600 mg rifampicin

Akurit Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Akurit safe for pregnant women?


    Akurit may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Akurit, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Akurit safe during breastfeeding?


    Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Akurit. If you see any side effects, stop taking Akurit immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Akurit again, only after your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Akurit on the Kidneys?


    Akurit can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Akurit on the Liver?


    Akurit may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Akurit on the Heart?


    There may be an adverse effect on the heart after taking Akurit. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Restart this medicine only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate


Severe Interaction of Akurit with Other Drugs

Akurit should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Moderate



Akurit Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Akurit unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Akurit

  • Is this Akurit habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Akurit is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    After taking Akurit you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Akurit should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Akurit is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Akurit Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Akurit


    It is safe to take Akurit with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Akurit


    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Akurit as it can have severe side effects.

    Severe


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Rifadin (rifampin)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 767-768

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Isoniazid

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 765-767

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 715-716

Product Description [Internet]: RIFADIN®. USFDA

Product Description [Internet]: ISONIAZID. Alliance Pharmaceuticals Limited



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