Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc Biotechnology | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team
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General Information on Bedaquiline

Generic Name : Bedaquiline

Latest prescription information about Bedaquiline. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.

Trade Names/Brand Names of Bedaquiline

International- Sirturo.

Why is Bedaquiline Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a diarylquinoline anti-tuberculosis drug, prescribed for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) with other medications.  

What is the dosage of Bedaquiline?

PO- The recommended dose is 400 mg once daily for 2 weeks followed by 200 mg 3 times per week for 22 weeks.

How should Bedaquiline be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Bedaquiline?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of abnormal heart rhythm, congenital long QT syndrome, other heart, liver or kidney problems, HIV infection, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Monitor ECGs frequently.

Non-adherence to the treatment regimen could result in failure or resistance.

What are the side effects of Bedaquiline?

  Most Common: Nausea, joint pain, headache, coughing up of blood and chest pain.

What are the other precautions for Bedaquiline?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Bedaquiline?

Store at 25C.

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