Medicine : Etamid (250mg)

Name:Etamid (250mg)
Manufacturer:Mark India Cosmed Pvt Ltd
Generic Use:Ethionamide
Composition:Ethionamide(250 Mg)
Substitutes:enamide (250mg) , tumid (250mg) , md thide(250mg) , mdthide (250mg) , ethikox (250mg) , ethiokox (250mg) , ethiocid (250mg) , ethiobin (250mg) , e thio(250mg) , ethomid (250mg) , ethimax (250mg) , ethide (250mg) , myobid (250mg) , mycotuf (250mg) , etumide (250mg) , ethumide (250mg) , ethionam (250mg) , ethimex (250mg) , etamid (250mg)

Generic ( Ethionamide )

Typical use Of Ethionamide :Second Line Anti-tubercular Drug.Leprosy.
Mechanism of action of Ethionamide :Ethionamide, Like Prothionamide And Pyrazinamide, Is A Nicotinic Acid Derivative Related To Isoniazid. It Is Thought That Ethionamide Undergoes Intracellular Modification And Acts In A Similar Fashion To Isoniazid. Isoniazid Inhibits The Synthesis Of Mycoloic Acids, An Essential Component Of The Bacterial Cell Wall. Specifically Isoniazid Inhibits InhA, The Enoyl Reductase From Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, By Forming A Covalent Adduct With The NAD Cofactor. It Is The INH-NAD Adduct That Acts As A Slow, Tight-binding Competitive Inhibitor Of InhA.
Drug Interaction of Ethionamide :Ethionamide Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Alcohol, Cycloserine, Glibornuride, Isoniazid, Pyridoxine, Rifampicin, Sulfapyridine. These Interactions Are Sometimes Beneficial And Sometimes May Pose Threats To Life. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Ethionamide :Convulsions, Hepatotoxicity, Hepatitis, Hypersensitivity Reactions, Anxiety, Dizziness, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Alopecia, Anorexia, Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, Stomatitis, Skin Rash, Impotence, Hypotension, Taste Disturbance, Acne.


How Ethionamide will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Ethionamide will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Ethionamide

No Studies Found