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PIRFENEX 200 MG TABLET

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Rs.203.50for 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each)
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Composition FOR PIRFENEX

Pirfenidone(200mg)

food interaction for PIRFENEX

alcohol interaction for PIRFENEX

pregnancy interaction for PIRFENEX

lactation interaction for PIRFENEX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Pirfenex 200 mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pirfenex 200 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR PIRFENEX

Pirfenidone(200mg)

Uses

Pirfenex 200 mg tablet is used in the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

How it works

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

Common side effects

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

COMMON DOSAGE FOR PIRFENEX 200 MG TABLET

Patients taking PIRFENEX 200 MG TABLET

  • 75%
    Thrice A Day
  • 13%
    Twice A Day
  • 8%
    Once A Day
  • 3%
    Alternate Day
  • 1%
    Four Times A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR PIRFENEX

4 Substitutes
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  • FIBRODONE 200 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 17.55/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 175.50
    save 14% more per tablet
  • PIRFETAB 200 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 17.70/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 177
    save 13% more per tablet
  • SPIROPIRF 200MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Koye Pharmaceuticals Pvt ltd
    Rs. 17.54/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 175.35
    save 14% more per tablet
  • FIBORESP 200MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 18.50/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 185
    save 9% more per tablet

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Expert advice FOR PIRFENEX

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR PIRFENEX

Pirfenidone

Q.

Is pirfenidone approved by FDA?
Yes, pirfenidone is approved by the FDA for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosi

Q.

Is pirfenidone a steroid?
No, pirfenidone is not a steroid

Q.

How much does pirfenidone cost?
The price of pirfenidone may vary depending upon the brand prescribed to you. Please read the instruction on the package for the correct price of the product.

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WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT PIRFENEX 200 MG TABLET

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
57%
Moderately effective
21%
Can't say
14%
Not effective
7%

Do you find this medicine expensive?

Yes
100%

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Content on this page was last updated on 18 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)