Compare pyrazinamide vs. Cipro
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pyrazinamide is one of the first choice treatments used together with other drugs for tuberculosis.
Treats bacterial infections.
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a good, cheap antibiotic that treats many types of bacterial infections, but it interacts with some food and drugs.
3.8/ 5 average rating with 755 reviewsforCipro
- pyrazinamide along with other medications effectively treats tuberculosis.
- Take pyrazinamide either once a day or a couple times a week.
- Although not tested, this medicine is as safe for children as it is for adults.
- Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is available in generic.
- Cipro (ciprofloxacin) comes in different forms, including intravenous (IV) injection.
- Have to take pyrazinamide with other medicines in order to be effective against tuberculosis.
- Can cause liver problems that may require stopping the medicine.
- Can interfere with some lab tests.
- Even though pyrazinamide is a generic, it is still relatively expensive.
- Cipro (ciprofloxacin) should be used with caution if you have kidney problems.
- If you drink caffeine while on Cipro (ciprofloxacin), you may notice increased effects of the caffeine.
- Some bacteria have developed resistance to Cipro (ciprofloxacin).
- Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can interact with many other medications. Tell your doctor and pharmacist what medications, over-the-counter products, and supplements you are taking before starting Cipro (ciprofloxacin).
- Tuberculosis treatment
- Acute sinusitis
- Lower respiratory tract infection
- Hospital-acquired pneumonia
- Chronic bronchitis
- Kidney infection
- Urinary tract infection
- Chronic prostatitis
- Bone and joint infection
- Skin and soft tissue infection
- Diarrheal infection
- Abdominal infection
- Postexposure prevention for anthrax inhalation
- Typhoid fever
- Extended release pill
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The pyrazinamide FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
2possible side effects
Risks and risk factors
- Liver problems
- Current liver problems
- History of gout
- Tendon rupture
- People over age 60
- Taking steroid medicine
- Those with kidney, heart, or lung transplants
- Myasthenia gravis
- Myasthenia gravis
- Nerve damage
- Central nervous system effects
- Central nervous system disorders
- Heart rhythm problems
- Use with other QT prolonging drugs
- History of heart disease