Pyrazinamide Oral Tablet 500Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Pyrazinamide: Oral tablet (500mg)

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Pyrazinamide 500mg Tab
Versapharm Incorporated
Pill Identification: VP 012 
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Pyrazinamide 500mg Tab
Qualitest, formerly DAVA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: S 660 
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Pyrazinamide 500mg Tab
Qualitest, formerly DAVA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: S 660 

What is this Medicine?

PYRAZINAMIDE (peer a ZIN a mide) is used for the prevention or treatment of tuberculosis (TB) infections. This medicine is usually used in combination with at least one other agent.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Pyrazinamide: Oral tablet(500mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Pyrazinamide 500mg Tablet

NDC: 617480012
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Tuberculosis Infection

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Pyrazinamide 500mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_2748.JPG
Versapharm Incorporated
Pill Identification: VP 012 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Pyrazinamide 500mg Tablet

Photosensitivity Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Drug-Induced Acne Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Porphyria Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Sideroblastic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Painful Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Muscle Pain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Pyrazinamide 500mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Pyrazinamide 500mg Tablet(Pyrazinamide)
Alcohol and Pyrazinamide(Pyrazinamide)
Drinking alcohol beverages while taking Pyrazinamide, PZA can increase your risk of developing liver problems. It is best to avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking Pyrazinamide, PZA. Your health care provider will need to do blood tests to check your liver before and during your treatment with Pyrazinamide, PZA. Discuss any new or worsening side effects, such as stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, dark colored urine, or yellowing of eyes or skin, with your health care provider.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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