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Capreomycin Information

Capreomycin Benefits & Uses

Capreomycin is used to treat the following -

  1. Tuberculosis Primary

Capreomycin 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.

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Ingredients of Capreomycin


Capreomycin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Capreomycin is used -

  1. Abnormal liver function
  2. Hearing Loss Severe
  3. Rash
  4. Ringing in ears
  5. Bleeding Moderate
  6. Vertigo Mild
  7. Injection site pain
  8. Urticaria
  9. Fever Mild
  10. Renal Impairment
  11. Jaundice Moderate

Capreomycin Related Warnings

Is the use of Capreomycin safe for pregnant women?

Capreomycin can cause unwanted effects on pregnant women. If you experience any such side effects, stop taking Capreomycin right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.


Is the use of Capreomycin safe during breastfeeding?

Capreomycin is completely safe for breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Capreomycin on the Kidneys?

Capreomycin may have mild side effects on the kidney. Most people will never see any effect on the kidney.


What is the effect of Capreomycin on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Capreomycin on liver have been reported.


What is the effect of Capreomycin on the Heart?

Capreomycin is completely safe for heart.


Severe Interaction of Capreomycin with Other Drugs

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

Capreomycin Contraindications

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

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Hearing Loss
  4. Ulcerative Colitis
  5. Depression
  6. Gastritis
  7. Gastric Cancer

Frequently asked Questions about Capreomycin

Is this Capreomycin habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Capreomycin has not been reported.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Capreomycin does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.


Is it safe?

Yes, but take Capreomycin only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Capreomycin in mental disorders is not effective.

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Capreomycin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Capreomycin

Taking Capreomycin with food is safe.


Interaction between Alcohol and Capreomycin

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Capreomycin with alcohol will be.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 770