Capastat Sulfate

Akorn Pharmaceuticals | Capastat Sulfate (Medication)


Capastat Sulfate/capreomycin is an antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. It is used to treat Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Capastat Sulfate/capreomycin is usually given after other tuberculosis medications have been tried without successful treatment of the infection.

This medication is supplied as the disulfate salt and is soluble in water. In complete solution, it is almost colorless. ...

Side Effect:

Pain, irritation, or skin hardening at the injection site may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur:change in the amount of urine, ringing in the ears, trouble hearing, dizziness. ...


Before using Capastat Sulfate, tell your healthcare provider if you have any type of allergies. Tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of:kidney disease, hearing trouble, dehydration, liver disease, a certain muscle disease (myasthenia gravis), Parkinson's disease.

This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. ...