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Isokin 300 mg


$6.00$18.00

Additional information

Country of Origin

India

Dosage Form

Tablets

Equivalent Brand

Isokin

Generic Name

Isoniazid / Pyridoxine

Indication

Tuberculosis (TB)

Manufacturer

Pfizer India Ltd

Packaging

10 tablets in 1 strip

Composition

Isoniazid (300mg) + Pyridoxine (10mg)

Pack Size PricePrice/UnitQuantity
30 Tablet/s $6.00$0.20 /Piece
60 Tablet/s $12.00$0.20 /Piece
90 Tablet/s $18.00$0.20 /Piece
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Description

Isokin 300 mg (Isoniazid 300mg + Pyridoxine 10mg)

Isokin 300 mg is an antibacterial drug which is used in the treatment of Tuberculosis and Inactive Tuberculosis. This tablet is a combination of two drugs: Isoniazid and vitamin B6 (pyridoxine). Isoniazid is an antibiotic which prevents the TB bacteria from forming their own protective covering. Pyridoxine is added to avoid nerve damage, which may be a side effect of Isoniazid.

What is Isokin 300 mg used for?

Tuberculosis (TB)

Isokin (Isoniazid pyridoxine) is used as a first-line treatment of active Tuberculosis, along with other drugs. It is used as a monotherapy for the prevention of tuberculosis in patients exposed to the active disease.

How does Isokin 300 mg work?

Isokin 300 mg Tablet is a combination of two drugs: Isoniazid and vitamin B6 (pyridoxine). Isoniazid is an antibiotic which prevents the Tuberculosis bacteria from forming their own protective covering. This kills the bacteria and eradicates the infection. Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is added to prevent nerve damage, which may be a side effect of Isoniazid.

How to take Isokin (Isoniazid pyridoxine)?

  • Take Isokin tablets as long as recommended by your doctor. For best results, follow your guidelines provided by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush, or break it.
  • Take this pill by mouth on an empty stomach with the help of water. Either take it 2 hours after the meal or take it 1 hour before the meal.
  • Avoid Isokin 300 Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats, and some types of beer.

What are the side effects of Isokin 300 mg?

This is not an exhaustive listing of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

  • Rash
  • Fever
  • Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Jaundice

Isokin tablet related warnings

Alcohol CAUTION

Isokin 300 Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain, and low blood pressure with alcohol.

Pregnancy WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS

Isokin 300 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Lactation SAFE

Isokin 300 Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the medicine does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

Driving

Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Isokin 300 Tablet can cause fits, mental health problems, and optic neuritis. This may affect your driving ability.

Kidney

Isokin 300 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Insufficient data available recommends that dose adjustment of Isokin 300 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

Isokin 300 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Insufficient data available recommends that dose adjustment of Isokin 300 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Dosage Information

  • Adults: The recommended dose for adults is 300 mg per day or 15 mg per kg 2 to 3 times weekly.
  • Children: 10 to 20 mg per kg a day or 20 to 40 mg per kg two times weekly is the approved dosage.

Overdose

Talk your doctor quickly if you are suspecting the symptoms of an overdose. In case of emergency, seek nearby medical care.

Missed Dose

Try to take every dose of Isokin 300 mg at a fixed time daily. A missed dose can delay your treatment time to cure of the Disease. Take it as soon as you remember but Skip the dose if it is the time for the next dose. Do not double the dose at the same time to make up for the missed one.

FAQs

The medicine is to take for the entire period as directed by the doctor. It is good to take medicine at the same time each day. If it’s on a weekly basis, then it should be taken on the same day of the week. Stopping the medicine before the course is over or skipping the drug can result in the return of the infection again as the bacteria will grow back.

Isokin comprises of an active component Isoniazid, which works by inhibiting mycobacterial cell wall synthesis and interrupts the metabolism. It exerts a bacteriostatic and bactericidal action against susceptible mycobacteria.

Why buy Isokin 300 mg from AllDayGeneric?

  • Low prices: We sell prescription medications at low prices. A free medical consultation is included with every prescription.
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  • Convenience: You won’t need to wait in long Queue at the pharmacy, because your medications will be delivered directly to your door.
  • Authenticity: We only sell authentic Isokin 300 mg, manufactured by Pfizer India Ltd at a plant in India. A valid licensed Indian pharmacist dispenses all medications sold by AllDayGeneric.

Disclaimer: The information produced here is best of our knowledge and experience, and we have tried our best to make it as accurate and up-to-date as possible, but we would like to request that it should not be treated as a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment.

AllDayGeneric is a medium to provide our audience with the common information on medicines and does not guarantee its accuracy or exhaustiveness. Even if there is no mention of a warning for any drug or combination, it never means that we are claiming that the drug or combination is safe for consumption without any proper consultation with an expert.

AllDayGeneric does not take responsibility for any aspect of medicines or treatments. If you have any doubts about your medication, we strongly recommend you to see a doctor immediately.

Additional information

Country of Origin

India

Dosage Form

Tablets

Equivalent Brand

Isokin

Generic Name

Isoniazid / Pyridoxine

Indication

Tuberculosis (TB)

Manufacturer

Pfizer India Ltd

Packaging

10 tablets in 1 strip

Composition

Isoniazid (300mg) + Pyridoxine (10mg)

2 reviews for Isokin 300 mg

  1. 5 out of 5

    After testing positive for Tuberculosis, prescribed a 6 month course of Isoniazid.

  2. 4 out of 5

    First time I used Isoniazid I ended up having to give it up as my blood count was out of this world.


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