Pirfenex 200mg 30 Tablets

$11.00

tablets per box: 30;

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd

Composition for Pirfenex 200 mg Tablet: Pirfenidone (200mg)

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Description

Composition Pirfenidone 200mg
Primary Use Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Medicine Overview of Pirfenex Tablet

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Uses of Pirfenex Tablet

Pirfenex 200mg Tablet is used in the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
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Pirfenex Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Rash, Dizziness, Fatigue, Abdominal pain, Joint pain, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Loss of appetite, Gastro-esophageal reflux disease, Diarrhoea, Weight loss, Upper respiratory tract infection, Dyspepsia, Sinus inflammation.
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How to use Pirfenex Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Pirfenex 200mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Pirfenex Tablet works

Pirfenex 200mg Tablet helps to reduce fibrosis (scarring) and swelling in the lungs.

In Depth Information on Pirfenex Tablet

Expert advice for Pirfenex Tablet

  • Pirfenidone makes you more sensitive to sunlight (photosensitivity). Avoid the sun (including sunlamps) whilst taking pirfenidone. Wear sunblock daily and cover your arms, legs and head to reduce exposure to sunlight.
  • Do not take pirfenidone if you are currently taking any other medicine such as tetracycline antibiotics, as they can make you more photo sensitive.
  • Do not take pirfenidone if you are currently taking any other medicine such as fluvoxamine, it should be discontinued prior to the initiation of pirfenidone therapy and avoided during pirfenidone therapy.
  • Avoid using pirfenidone if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to get pregnant.
  • Avoid smoking or use tobacco products.
  • Stop smoking while on and before beginning pirfenidone, as it can reduce the effect of pirfenidone.
  • Pirfenidone may cause dizziness and tiredness. If you feel tired or dizzy be caution while driving or operating machinery.
  • Stop using pirfenidone and consult your doctor immediately if you experience a serious allergic (hypersensitivity) reaction characterized by swelling of the face, lips and/or tongue, difficulty breathing or wheezing; or skin reaction to sunlight or sunlamps such as blistering and/or marked peeling of the skin.
  • Avoid using pirfenidone if you feel ill and unwell and have yellowing of the eyes or skin, with or without dark urine, accompanied by itching of the skin; or if you get signs of an infection such as a sore throat, fever, mouth ulcers or flu-like symptoms.

Pirfenex Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Pirfenex Tablet

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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pirfenex 200mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Pirfenex 200mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Pirfenex 200mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Pirfenex 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pirfenex 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Pirfenex 200mg Tablet is not recommended with severe kidney disease and dialysis patients.
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Liver
CAUTION
Pirfenex 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pirfenex 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Pirfenex 200mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Additional information

Weight 0.032 kg
Dimensions 8.5 × 5.9 × 2.5 cm