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Trecator Patient Information including How Should I Take

Who should not take ethionamide (Trecator)?

Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you

  • have ever had an allergic reaction to ethionamide;
  • have liver disease; or
  • have diabetes mellitus.

You may not be able to take ethionamide, or you may require a lower dose or special monitoring during treatment if you have any of the conditions listed above.

It is not known whether ethionamide will harm an unborn baby. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.

It is also not known whether ethionamide will harm a nursing baby. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

How should I take ethionamide (Trecator)?

Take ethionamide exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these instructions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.

Take each dose with a full glass (8 ounces) of water.

Ethionamide can be taken with or without food. Taking ethionamide with food may decrease stomach upset.

Take all of the ethionamide that has been prescribed for you even if you begin to feel better. Your symptoms may begin to improve before the infection is completely treated.

Ethionamide is usually combined with one or more other tuberculosis medicines.

Store this medication at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

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