Vicox 3 Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:47 am

Vicox 3 Tablet

Uses of Vicox 3 Tablet

Vicox 3 Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Tuberculosis (TB)

Side effects of Vicox 3 Tablet

The most common side effects of Vicox 3 Tablet are – Abdominal Pain, Headache, Muscle Aches, Fever, Chills, Yellowing Eyes

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Vicox 3 Tablet

Do not use Vicox 3 Tablet if you are allergic to – Rifampicin, Isoniazid

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Vicox 3 Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Vicox 3 Tablet works

Vicox 3 Tablet contains – Rifampicin, Isoniazid

Rifampicin inhibits bacterial and mycobacterial RNA synthesis by binding to DNA-dependent RNA polymerase, thereby blocking RNA transcription. Exhibits dose-dependent bactericidal or bacteriostatic action.

Isoniazid works by killing the bacteria that causes Tuberculosis.

Dosage of Vicox 3 Tablet

The dosage of Vicox 3 Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Vicox 3 Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Vicox 3 Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Drug :- aminophylline, oxtriphylline, theophylline: Increased metabolism and clearance of these theophylline preparations.

anesthetics hydrocarbon inhalation, except isoflurane, hepatotoxic drugs, isoniazid: Increased risk of hepatotoxicity.

beta blockers, chloramphenicol, clofibrate, corticosteroids, cyclosporine, dapsone, digitalis glycosides, disopyramide, hexobarbital, itraconazole, ketoconazole, mexiletine, oral anticoagulants, oral antidiabetic drugs, phenytoin, propafenone, quinidine, tocainide, verapamil oral: Increased metabolism, resulting in lower blood levels of these drug.

bone marrow depressants: Increased leukopenic or thrombocytopenic effects.

clofazimine: Reduced absorption of rifampin, delaying its peak concentration and increasing its half-life.

diazepam: Enhanced diazepam elimination, resulting in decreased drug effectiveness.

estramustine, estrogens, oral contraceptives: Decreased estrogenic effects.

methadone: Possibly impaired absorption of methadone, leading to withdrawal symptoms.

probenecid: Increased blood level or prolonged duration of rifampin, increasing risk of toxicity.

nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, protease inhibitors indinavir, nelfinavir, ritonavir, saquinavir: Accelerated metabolism of these drugs by patients with HIV, resulting in subtherapeutic levels,delayed metabolism of rifampin, increasing risk of toxicity.

trimethoprim: Increased elimination and shortened elimination half-life of trimethoprim.

vitamin D: Increased metabolism and decreased efficacy of vitamin D, leading to decreased serum calcium and phosphate levels and increased parathyroid hormone levels.

Activity :- alcohol use: Increased risk of hepatotoxicity.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.