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Piflasyn 400 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Piflasyn Tablet

Piflasyn 400 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in infections of urinary tract, female genital organ, skin & soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia).

Piflasyn Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

How to use Piflasyn 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. Piflasyn 400 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Piflasyn Tablet works

Piflasyn 400 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Piflasyn Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Piflasyn 400 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Piflasyn 400 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Piflasyn 400 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Piflasyn 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Piflasyn 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Piflasyn Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Piflasyn 400 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Piflasyn 400 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 Piflasyn 400 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Piflasyn with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Piflasyn

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Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Piflasyn cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Piflasyn can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can the use of Piflasyn increase the risk of muscle damage?

Yes, use of Piflasyn is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (achilies tendon). Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take Piflasyn. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.
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