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Novaserine (250 mg) is an antibiotic, prescribed for tuberculosis (TB). It is also used to treat certain urinary tract infections. It stops or slows the growth of bacterial cells.

Drug information on Novaserine (250 mg) (Cycloserine) from Pharma Synth Formulations Ltd.

Novaserine (250 mg)

Pharma Synth Formulations Ltd.
Generic : Cycloserine
6 Capsules
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Medical Condition(s) for which Novaserine (250 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Novaserine (250 mg)

   Central Nervous System : Headache, dizziness, anxiety, confusion, irritability, tingling, speech difficulties, fainting, drowsiness, tremor, psychosis and depression.

   Miscellaneous : Sensitivity to light, rash, anemia and changes in liver function tests.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- With other drugs: Initial: 250 mg twice daily for 2 wk, increase to 0.5-1 gm/day in divided doses. Max: 1 gm/day.

How to use Novaserine (250 mg)?

It comes as a tablet or capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Novaserine (250 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with severe kidney impairment, porphyria, depression, epilepsy, severe anxiety, psychosis, chronic alcoholism, and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Novaserine (250 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of anxiety, kidney or liver disease, blood disorder, alcoholism, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it may cause secondary infection.

• Monitor complete blood cell counts, kidney and liver function, and cycloserine level in blood regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Novaserine (250 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Novaserine (250 mg)

Store it at room temperature.

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