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Penquin 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Penquin 250mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Penquin 250mg Tablet

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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. 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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Penquin Tablet side effects

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. Penquin 250mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it 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 preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Penquin Tablet

Expert advice for Penquin Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Penquin to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Penquin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Penquin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Penquin Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Penquin 250mg Tablet.
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.
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.
Driving
Penquin 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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.
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.

What if you miss a dose of Penquin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Penquin 250mg Tablet, 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 about Penquin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Penquin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Penquin with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Penquin with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Penquin with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox
Penquin with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Penquin with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Penquin with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Penquin with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Penquin with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral
Penquin with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Penquin with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Penquin with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Penquin with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Biogesic, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Bionim, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nilpain, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid
Penquin with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Penquin with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Penquin with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental
Penquin with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Penquin with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita
Penquin with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Penquin with Acarbose
MODERATE
Penquin with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Penquin with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
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