Fibrodone 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Fibrodone 200 MG 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 tak
en as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It should be taken with or after food. You should avoid being in the sunlight for too long and do not smoke while on treatment with Pirfenex 400 tablet. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.
Uses of Fibrodone 200 MG
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
- 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.
Other General Warnings
- 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 to function properly....
- 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
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 have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled....
- 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) may increase side effects of this medicine....
- 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
Storage and disposal of Fibrodone 200 MG
Dosage of Fibrodone 200 MG
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is the use of Fibrodone 200 tablet?
Q: How to take Fibrodone 200 tablet?
Q: Can Fibrodone 200 tablet be used in children?
Q: I smoke regularly. Will this habit affect my treatment with Fibrodone 200 tablet?
Q: Can I take Fibrodone 200 tablet on an empty stomach?
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