What is Trecator-SC generic (ethionamide)?

Trecator-SC generic is used as an antibiotic for the treatment of tuberculosis.Trecator-SC generic helps in stopping the growth of bacteria in the body.Trecator-SC generic might be used for other purposes that are not added in this medication guide.

What is the most important information I should know about Trecator-SC generic (ethionamide)?

Trecator-SC generic has to be taken according to the prescribed dosage even if you are well as sometimes infection might not shown but it requires full treatment otherwise it cause again.During the treatment of Trecator-SC generic you might have upset stomach, weakness, bitter taste on tongue or excessive salivation. Inform your doctor about such signs if you are continuously facing it

Who should not take Trecator-SC generic (ethionamide)?

Before starting with the drug, inform your doctor if you have:

  • Liver or kidney disorder
  • If you are allergic to its component (ethionamide)
  • Suffering from diabetes

There are no reports shows that it may harm the fetus. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant before taking the drug.No studies have shown that it may effect the feeding baby. Never take the drug on your own, consult your doctor first.

Trecator-SC generic (ethionamide) side effects

Below are few serious side effects of Trecator-SC generic, if you find any of the signs, stop the medication and consult your doctor fast:

  • Difficulty in breathing, hives, dizziness
  • Swelling on face, mouth, lips or tongue etc
  • Yellow eyes or skin
  • Dark urine
  • Numbness in hands or feet,
  • Seizures
  • Abnormal behavior
  • Some less negative effects are:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fatigueness or weakness
  • Diarrhea
  • Unusual taste in mouth or excessive salivation
  • Tremors or rashes

We may have not written all the side effects of Trecator-SC generic. If you are facing something else do consult your health care provider for more information.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Take the dosage of drug as you remind it or avoid it if it is a time for next dosage. Overdose may not useful to treat the bacterial infection

What happens if I overdose?

Consult or call your doctor as soon as possible if you find any unknown feeling

What should I avoid while taking Trecator-SC generic (ethionamide)?

While in the treatment of Trecator-SC generic,there are no restrictions on foods and beverages until your doctor has not directed you.

How should I take Trecator-SC generic (ethionamide)?

Always take the prescribed dosage as your doctor recommended, or still you didn’t get it, ask your pharmacist or the nurse nearby you.Consume the drug with glass full of water minimum 8 ouncesTrecator-SC generic can be consumed with or without meals. Consuming the drug with means may lessens the stomach upset.Trecator-SC generic has to be taken according to the prescribed dosage even if you are well as sometimes infection might not shown but it requires full treatment otherwise it cause again.Trecator-SC generic usually combined with other drugs of tuberculosis.Keep the medicines away from moisture, health and light and also from kids.

User Reviews

By mariaMy grandson is suffering from tuberculosis from last 2 years. During the treatment of Trecator-SC generic only he had diarrhea in a start. Otherwise the drug worked wellI am 25 years old and discovered tuberculosis in me. Going through the treatment of trecator. But really suffering from lot of side effects including hair loss, dizziness and more vision problem. No thanks to the drug. quitting it today