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Periflox 500 mg Tablet

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Composition for Periflox 500 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Periflox 500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Periflox Tablet

Uses of Periflox Tablet

Periflox 500 mg 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).

Periflox Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Periflox are Nausea, Diarrhoea.

How to use Periflox 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. Periflox 500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Periflox 500 mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Periflox Tablet works

Periflox 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.

In Depth Information on Periflox Tablet

Expert advice for Periflox Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Periflox 500 mg Tablet 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 Periflox 500 mg Tablet 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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Periflox Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Periflox Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Periflox 500 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Periflox 500 mg 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
Periflox 500 mg 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
Periflox 500 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Periflox 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Periflox 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Periflox 500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Periflox 500 mg 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 Periflox Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Periflox 500 mg 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Periflox Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Ciprofloxacin

Q. Can I take Periflox for streptococcal infection?
Periflox 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 Periflox with pantoprazole?
Periflox 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 Periflox with metronidazole?
Periflox 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.
Q. Can I take Periflox with birth control pills or does it affect birth control?
Yes, you can take Periflox 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.
Q. Is Periflox banned?
Periflox is not a banned drug. It is available as a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Periflox a penicillin?
Periflox is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Periflox bactericidal (kills bacteria) or bacteriostatic (slows the growth of bacteria)?
Periflox is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones and acts by inhibiting bacterial DNA-gyrase.
Q. Is Periflox safe?
Periflox 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.
Q. Is Periflox a cephalosporin?
Periflox is not a cephalosporin. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Periflox with ibuprofen?
Use of Periflox with ibuprofen can increase the central nervous system side effects of Periflox. Consult your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Periflox with paracetamol?
Periflox 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 Periflox with hydrocodone?
Periflox 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 Periflox with fluconazole?
Periflox 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 Periflox with phenazopyridine?
Periflox 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 Periflox with omeprazole?
Omeprazole can slow the absorption of Periflox if taken together. So, the action of Periflox may get slow. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Periflox with hydroxyzine?
Periflox 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 Periflox with azithromycin?
Periflox and azithromycin, when taken together, can cause heart related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Periflox for yeast infection?
No, Periflox is not indicated in the treatment of yeast infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of yeast infection.
Q. Does Periflox contain sulfa?
Periflox does not contain sulfur in its structure. However, history of any drug allergy should be discussed with the doctor prior to initiation of therapy.
Q. Does Periflox cover pseudomonas?
Periflox 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 Periflox with dextromethorphan?
Periflox 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 Periflox with doxylamine?
Periflox 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 Periflox with amoxicillin?
Periflox 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 Periflox with pseudophedrine?
Periflox 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 Periflox with Tamsulosin?
Periflox 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 Periflox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Periflox with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Bentoform, Strotas
Periflox with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
Periflox with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Periflox with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Periflox with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop
Periflox with Magnesium Hydroxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Periflox with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Periflox with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide
Periflox with Metamizole / Dipyrone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Periflox with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Periflox with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Periflox with Olanzapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee, Pifol, Bitola
Periflox with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
Periflox with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Periflox with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop, Lozin, Lozapin, Z Clo, Zaporil, Closin, Clozcare, Skizoril
Periflox with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas
Periflox with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb
Periflox with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Periflox with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Periflox with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
Periflox with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Periflox with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Periflox with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Periflox with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Periflox with Acarbose
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose, Abacus, Disorb, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck
Periflox with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
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