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Pamserine 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 Pamserine (Cycloserine) from Samarth Pharma Pvt. Ltd.


Samarth Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Cycloserine
20 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Pamserine may be prescribed

Side effects of Pamserine

   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 Pamserine?

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

When is Pamserine 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 Pamserine

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 Pamserine

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Pamserine

Store it at room temperature.

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