Pyrifen Gel Capsule

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Pyrifen Gel NA Capsule

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Primarily used for

Fever, Headache, Dental pain
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Liver
23
₹2.3/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Pyrifen Gel Capsule

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Uses of Pyrifen Gel Capsule

Pyrifen Gel Capsule is used in the treatment of fever, headache, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, arthralgia, myalgia, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.
It should not be used in children below 12 years of age.
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Side effects of Pyrifen Gel Capsule

Common

Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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How to use Pyrifen Gel Capsule

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 is better to take Pyrifen Gel Capsule with food.

How Pyrifen Gel Capsule works

Pyrifen gel capsule is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Pyrifen Gel Capsule

Expert advice for Pyrifen Gel Capsule

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long period of time.
  • Pyrifen gel can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Pyrifen Gel Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pyrifen Gel Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Pyrifen Gel Capsul
e during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Pyrifen Gel Capsule alters the abili
ty to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Pyrifen Gel Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pyrifen Gel Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Pyrifen Gel Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Pyrifen Gel Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients wi
th liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Sumo L 650mg Tablet ER, Metacin Suursa Suspension, Agpar 125mg Suspension, Paracip 500mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Nimesulide, 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 Pyrifen Gel NA Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Nimesulide

Q. Is Pyrifen gel an antibiotic?
Pyrifen gel is not an antibiotic, it belongs to the class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug) which helps in relieving pain associated with various disease conditions.
Q. Can I take Pyrifen gel with paracetamol?
Pyrifen gel and paracetamol belong to the same class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drugs). Taking the two medicines together is not advisable as it may increase the potential for gastric ulceration and bleeding. However, please consult your doctor before using the two medicines together.
Q. Does Pyrifen gel contain aspirin?
Pyrifen gel is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug). It does not contain aspirin.
Q. Is Pyrifen gel safe?
Pyrifen gel is safe to use if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Pyrifen gel for headache?
Pyrifen gel can be taken for a headache only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Pyrifen gel make you drowsy (feeling sleepy)?
Pyrifen gel does not make you feel drowsy at prescribed doses. However, an overdose of Pyrifen gel can make you drowsy (feeling sleepy).
Q. Does Pyrifen gel contain sulphur?
No, Pyrifen gel does not contain sulphur.
Q. What does Pyrifen gel treat or used for?
Pyrifen gel is used to treat acute pain, painful osteoarthritis (degeneration of joints) and primary dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation) in adolescents and adults above 12 years old.
Q. Can I take Pyrifen gel with ibuprofen?
Pyrifen gel can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, taking the two medicines together is not advisable as it may increase the potential for gastric ulceration and bleeding. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.<br>
Q. Can I take Pyrifen gel with aspirin?
Pyrifen gel can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Pyrifen gel safe?
Yes, Pyrifen gel is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Pyrifen gel banned?
No, Pyrifen gel is not banned in India.
Q. Is Pyrifen gel safe during breastfeeding?
It is not known if Pyrifen gel is secreted in milk. So, any medicines containing Pyrifen gel are not to be used during breastfeeding.
Q. Is Pyrifen gel safe in pregnancy?
No, Pyrifen gel is not safe to be used in pregnancy especially in the last three months. There have been reports of kidney failure in newborn babies if the mother was taking Pyrifen gel in the late stage of pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.
Q. Is Pyrifen gel safe in asthma?
Pyrifen gel is reported to be safe in patients with asthma if taken as advised by your doctor. However, always share your disease history with the doctor in case you have asthma and you are advised to take other medicines.
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