R-Cin 300 Capsule

R-Cin 300 Capsule

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Introduction

R-Cin 300 Capsule is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of all forms of tuberculosis, an infectious disease that mainly affects the lungs and in some cases other parts of the body. It may be used alone or in combination with other medicines to fight serious infections.

R-Cin 300 Capsule may also be given to people who are carriers (people who are infected, yet do not show any signs and symptoms of infection). It should be taken on an empty stomach, at least 30 minutes before a meal or 2 hours after a meal. It should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. It is better to take it at the same time each day to get the most benefit and you should keep on taking this medicine for as long as you are prescribed. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.

Some people may develop side effects like low blood platelets, headache, dizziness, vomiting, nausea, and fever. These side effects are usually temporary and go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or will not go away.

Before starting treatment with this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or suffering from any liver, kidney or heart problems or if you are allergic to any medicine. You may be regularly monitored with blood tests for liver function tests while using this medicine.

Uses of R-Cin Capsule

Side effects of R-Cin Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of R-Cin

  • Low blood platelets
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Fever

How to use R-Cin Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. R-Cin 300 Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How R-Cin Capsule works

R-Cin 300 Capsule is an antibiotic. It works by inactivating a bacterial enzyme (RNA-polymerase) which is required by bacteria to make essential proteins and to reproduce.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with R-Cin 300 Capsule.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
R-Cin 300 Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
R-Cin 300 Capsule is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
R-Cin 300 Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may feel dizzy or faint, have problems with vision or have other side effects that could affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

CAUTION
R-Cin 300 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of R-Cin 300 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of R-Cin 300 Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take R-Cin Capsule?

If you miss a dose of R-Cin 300 Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.