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No specific information is available on the treatment of overdosage with Trecator (ethionamide tablets) . If it should occur, standard procedures to evacuate gastric contents and to support vital functions should be employed.
Ethionamide is contraindicated in patients with severe hepatic impairment and in patients who are hypersensitive to the drug.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/15/2007
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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