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i want to know the side effects of quadtab.. i started taking the drug a month ago...rashes appeared similar to dermatitis.

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Roy Says:
 
This drug contains Rifampicin 150 mg, INH 75 mg, pyrazinamide 400 mg, and ethambutol HCl 275 mg.

Possible side effects:
"Rifampicin: Flu-like syndrome; hematopoietic reactions; cutaneous, GI & hepatic reactions; shortness of breath; shock & renal failure. Hypersensitivity reactions. INH: Disturbances of hepatic function, convulsions, optic neuritis & atrophy, memory impairment, toxic psychosis, hepatitis & peripheral neuropathy. Pyrazinamide: Hyperuricemia. Ethambutol: Decreased visual acuity due to optic neuritis; joint pain, anaphylactoid reactions, dermatitis, pruritus, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, fever, GI upset, malaise, headache, dizziness, mental confusion, disorientation, hallucinations." [1]

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elvie Says:
 
what is the side effect of quad tab tablet?

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unlucky Says:
 
i am currently under medications and im taking quadtab, after taking the pills i felt dizziness and i felt like i'm floating in air.im afraid.. should i continue taking this or should i visit my doctor again? what else the other side effects of quadtab?| I appreciate your help. thanks and god bless

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Roy Says:
 
Hi Unlucky - it sounds like you're experiencing a side effect from this medication. The question is ... does the benefit from this medication outweight the side effects ? If you find it worse than your original condition then I would definitely see if your doctor can switch you to something else. Let me know how it goes ...

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SANNY Says:
 
before meal or after to take quadtab?

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onsickleave Says:
 
Hi the info above is very informative though i have a question which i think you can answer. I am taking quadtab right now. and i sometimes give in to the urge of smoking. will the medication not work its magic on my current condition because im still smoking? help please..

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unlucky Says:
 
i visit my doctor after a month of taking quadtab, my lungs is not clear yet and i inform my doctor about the dizziness and nausea and during my monthly period i had a worse dysmenoria for the first time. he just said that its part of the side effects, now after taking the pills, i felt uneasy and i it seems that there's a noise inside my ear that really disturbing me a lot. anyone here who is also taking quadtab feels the same way? there are times also that I can't sleep properly. please help me.

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oxymoronic Says:
 
my mother is taking quadtabs nw for medication,,but she has asthma...is it still ikey to take the med?

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jennellbuenaflor Says:
 
is that normal if the urine is turning into yellow orange or similar with that color change? is that a normal side effect?

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nuke Says:
 
buenaz diaz amigo's ang amiga'z been taking quad tab for a month and yah like Mr. Unlucky, me too have the same side effect, its like im high on drugs..rofl.

And for jennellbuenaflor, yah its normal that your urine turns yellow orange as what my doctor said to me.

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victoria Says:
 
i always vomit each time i ate my breakfast (took quadtab 30mins bef bf), any suggestion on the right fud to eat to prevent vomitting

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TheHealing Says:
 
I am taking quadtab now and fortunately im on the tritab. I take this medicine 3 pcs 1 hr before breakfast. I am healing and gained weight. One side effect that I experienced is that I fel nausea after I take it and palpitations. I asked my doctor and he said it is just normal cause my stomach is adjusting so I am experiencing a form of dispepsia. He gave me anti reflux and that solved the problem

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TheHealing Says:
 
Ask for anti reflux. I felt that too. Vomiting will instantly solve the problem but the medicine will just come out....

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TheHealing Says:
 
The doctor said it is a good thing that our urine turns orange or red its an indication that the system accepted the medicine taht is why the meds are red to see if the meds are dissolved

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ahlon Says:
 
yes, that's completely normal. the coloration is due to the quadtab's contents.

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shiekiara Says:
 
yes that's normal..I've been taking quadtab for almost a month and it happen to me too..but the doctor said to me that's normal though..

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Peachy Says:
 
hi my dad is 77 years old and is taking quadtab. first 4 tablets but he has loose bowel so the doctor reduced it to 3 it in different time of the day. He feels weaker than when he started taking it. He has no appetite. he has lost 10 to 15 pounds.did anyone experience the same side effect? pls let me know. also what happens when you stop taking it.

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ram Says:
 
what is the side effect of quad tab tablet

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Joy Says:
 
Hi! I've been using this med for about 4 months. I already get used to its side effects and sometimes I don't mind it anymore except for convulsion. This past few months, I noticed that I gained weight, Does quadtab triggers to gain our weight????

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jun Says:
 
I'm confused, my doctor prescribed me to take 4 times a day but most people are taking it once a day 1 hr before breakfast.

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