Penquin 250mg Tablet

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Hindustan Antibiotics Ltd

Composition for Penquin 250mg Tablet

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16.83
₹1.68/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Penquin Tablet

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Uses of Penquin Tablet

Penquin 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis.
It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Penquin Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Penquin 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Penquin 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Penquin 250mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Penquin Tablet works

Penquin 250mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Penquin Tablet

Expert advice for Penquin Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Penquin immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Penquin 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Penquin 250mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Penquin 250mg 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
Penquin 250mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Baby should be closely monitored for development of fever, loss of appetite and diarrhea. In case, any of the above happens please inform your doctor immediately.
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Driving
Penquin 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Penquin 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Penquin 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Penquin 250mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Penquin 250mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Inform your doctor if you develop any signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Trental 400mg Tablet, Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Dianorm 80mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ciprofloxacin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Penquin 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ciprofloxacin

Penquin is not indicated for the treatment of streptococcal infection as it is not very active against this bacteria. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Penquin with pantoprazole?
Penquin can be taken with pantoprazole as no interactions have been reported. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Penquin with metronidazole?
Penquin can be taken with metronidazole as no interactions have been reported. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Yes, you can take Penquin with birth control pills. It does not affect birth control. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor in case you are taking birth control pills before taking any medicine.
Penquin is not a banned drug. It is available as a prescription medicine.
Penquin is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones.
Penquin is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones and acts by inhibiting bacterial DNA-gyrase.
Penquin is a relatively safe drug. However, it is not devoid of side effects and hence should only be taken if prescribed by a doctor in the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration as advised.
Penquin is not a cephalosporin. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Penquin with ibuprofen?
Use of Penquin with ibuprofen can increase the central nervous system side effects of Penquin. Consult your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Penquin with paracetamol?
Penquin is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Penquin with hydrocodone?
Penquin is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with hydrocodone. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Penquin with fluconazole?
Penquin and fluconazole, when taken together, can cause heart-related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Penquin with phenazopyridine?
Penquin is not known to have any clinically significant interaction with phenazopyridine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Penquin with omeprazole?
Omeprazole can slow the absorption of Penquin if taken together. So, the action of Penquin may get slow. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Penquin with hydroxyzine?
Penquin and hydroxyzine, when taken together, can cause heart-related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Penquin with azithromycin?
Penquin and azithromycin, when taken together, can cause heart related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
No, Penquin is not indicated in the treatment of yeast infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of yeast infection.
Penquin does not contain sulfur in its structure. However, history of any drug allergy should be discussed with the doctor prior to initiation of therapy.
Penquin is active against pseudomonas. But, acquired resistance (resistance after taking the antibiotic) is very common among the organism for the drug. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infection.
Q. Can I take Penquin with dextromethorphan?
Penquin is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with dextromethorphan. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Penquin with doxylamine?
Penquin is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxylamine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Penquin with amoxicillin?
Penquin is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with amoxicillin. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Penquin with pseudophedrine?
Penquin is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Penquin with Tamsulosin?
Penquin and Tamsulosin are not known to have any clinically relevant drug interactions. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
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