Fibrodone 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Fibrodone 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Fibrodone 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Pirfenidone(200.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
DRUGS FOR IDIOPATHIC PULMONARY FIBROSIS

Medical Description

Fibrodone 200 tablet contains pirfenidone as its active ingredient. It is used to treat a lung disease called Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF). It is meant for use only in adults. It should be take...
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Uses of Fibrodone 200 MG

Fibrodone 200 tablet is used in adults for the treatment of a specific type of lung disease called Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF).

Contraindications of Fibrodone 200 MG

  • If you are allergic to Pirfenidone or any other ingredients of Fibrodone 200 tablet.
  • If in the past while on treatment with Pirfenidone, you have experienced symptoms like swelling of the face, lips, tongue along with difficulty in breathing (angioedema).
  • If you are suffering from a severe liver or kidney disease.
  • If you are on fluvoxamine, a medicine used to treat your mental health.

Side effects of Fibrodone 200 MG

  • Headache, dizziness
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Stomach pain, heartburn
  • Fatigue, sleepiness
  • Indigestion, diarrhoea
  • Loss of appetite, weight loss

Precautions and Warnings of Fibrodone 200 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Fibrodone 200 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Fibrodone 200 tablet should be avoided during pregnancy, as there is limited information about its safety in pregnant women.
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, you should consult your doctor before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Fibrodone 200 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known if Pirfenidone passes into breast milk. Therefore, Fibrodone 200 tablet should not be used while breastfeeding for the safety of the breastfed infant.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Fibrodone 200 tablet?
A:
Fibrodone 200 tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy and tired, thus you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Fibrodone 200 tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Fibrodone 200 tablet, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver or kidneys.
  • You are on tetracycline antibiotics like doxycycline, minocycline.
  • If you are a smoker, you should avoid smoking while on treatment with Fibrodone 200 tablet as it reduces the effect of this medicine.
  • You should avoid being in sunlight for too long.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your weight, as this medicine may cause weight loss.
  • Your doctor may also frequently ask you to get your blood test done while on treatment with Fibrodone 200 tablet.
  • Fibrodone 200 tablet is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Fibrodone 200 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis is a medical condition that causes the tissues in the lungs to swell and scar, thus making it difficult for you to breathe deeply and also making it tough for the lungs t...
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  • Pirfenidone in Fibrodone 200 tablet works by reducing the swelling and scarring in the lungs, thus making it easier to breathe.

Directions for Use of Fibrodone 200 MG

Fibrodone 200 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It should be taken with or after food. It would be best...
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Interactions of Fibrodone 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Fibrodone 200 tablet may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you ...
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  • Concomitant use of Fibrodone 200 tablet along with medicines like enoxacin, ciprofloxacin (antibiotic), amiodarone, propafenone (used in heart problems), fluvoxamine (used to treat your mental health)...
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  • Use of medicines like omeprazole (used in indigestion), rifampicin (antibiotic) along with Fibrodone 200 tablet may alter the way it works.

Interactions with food items

Fibrodone 200 tablet should be taken with or after your meal to avoid stomach discomfort. Avoid consuming grapefruit juice while on treatment with Fibrodone 200 tablet.

Storage and disposal of Fibrodone 200 MG

Store Fibrodone 200 tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Fibrodone 200 MG

Overdose

Seek urgent medical attention in case you have consumed too many Fibrodone 200 tablets.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Fibrodone 200 tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Fibrodone 200 tablet?

A: Fibrodone 200 tablet is used in adults for the treatment of a specific type of lung disease called Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF).

Q: How to take Fibrodone 200 tablet?

A: Fibrodone 200 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, with or after food. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.

Q: Can Fibrodone 200 tablet be used in children?

A: No, Fibrodone 200 tablet should not be used in patients who are less than 18 years old.

Q: I smoke regularly. Will this habit affect my treatment with Fibrodone 200 tablet?

A: Yes, you must avoid smoking while on treatment with Fibrodone 200 tablet, as it makes this medicine less effective.

Q: Can I take Fibrodone 200 tablet on an empty stomach?

A: No, Fibrodone 200 tablet should be taken along with or after having your meal to avoid side effects like dizziness, nausea and stomach discomfort.
Product Details
Brand
FIBRODONE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/04/2024

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ContainsPirfenidone(200.0 Mg)
UsesIdiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting
Last Updated on: 22 Nov 2021 | 04:01 PM (IST)
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