Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Seromycin

Descriptions


Cycloserine belongs to the family of medicines called antibiotics. It is used to treat tuberculosis (TB). When cycloserine is used for TB, it is given with other medicines for TB. Cycloserine may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

To help clear up your tuberculosis (TB) completely, you must keep taking this medicine for the full time of treatment, even if you begin to feel better. This is very important. It is also important that you do not miss any doses.

Cycloserine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although this use is not included in product labeling, cycloserine is used in certain patients with the following medical condition:

  • Atypical mycobacterial infections, such as Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC)

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule