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Mycobutol Information

Mycobutol is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Tuberculosis are some of its major therapeutic uses.

The right dosage of Mycobutol depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Mycobutol have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Mycobutol normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Mycobutol's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Unknown for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Mycobutol has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Mycobutol related warnings section.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Mycobutol contraindications section.

Additionally, Mycobutol may also adversely react with other medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Mycobutol is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.

  1. Mycobutol Benefits & Uses
  2. Mycobutol Dosage & How to Take
  3. Mycobutol Side Effects
  4. Mycobutol Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Mycobutol with Other Drugs
  6. Mycobutol Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Mycobutol
  8. Mycobutol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Mycobutol Benefits & Uses

Mycobutol is used to treat the following -

  1. Tuberculosis Primary

Mycobutol Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Mycobutol


Mycobutol Side Effects

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

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Abdominal Pain Mild
  3. Joint aches
  4. Headache Mild
  5. Dizziness Mild
  6. Fever Mild
  7. Rash
  8. Blurred vision
  9. Hepatitis

Mycobutol Related Warnings

Is the use of Mycobutol safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women can take Mycobutol without worrying about any side effects.


Is the use of Mycobutol safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women can use Mycobutol without any worries about side effects.


What is the effect of Mycobutol on the Kidneys?

Mycobutol can have moderate side effects on the [Organ]. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.


What is the effect of Mycobutol on the Liver?

You may experience side effects on your [Organ] after taking Mycobutol. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.


What is the effect of Mycobutol on the Heart?

Mycobutol is completely safe for [Organ].


Severe Interaction of Mycobutol with Other Drugs

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

Mycobutol Contraindications

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

  1. Difficulty Breathing
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Eye Disorders
  4. Gout

Frequently asked Questions about Mycobutol

Is this Mycobutol habit forming or addictive?

No, Mycobutol is not habit forming.


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

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Mycobutol since it does not cause drowsiness.


Is it safe?

Yes, but take Mycobutol only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Mycobutol is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.


Mycobutol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Mycobutol

It is safe to take [Medication] with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Mycobutol

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

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience


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