Pirfetab 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Pirfetab 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pirfetab 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Medical Description

Pirfetab Tablet contains pirfenidone as its active ingredient. It is used to treat a lung disease called Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF). Pirfetab is meant for use only in adults. It should be tak...
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ContainsPirfenidone(200.0 Mg)
UsesIdiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting
ClassificationDRUGS FOR IDIOPATHIC PULMONARY FIBROSIS
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Uses of Pirfetab 200 MG

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

Contraindications of Pirfetab 200 MG

  • If you are allergic to Pirfenidone or any other ingredients of Pirfetab 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 Pirfetab 200 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Heartburn
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness

Precautions and Warnings of Pirfetab 200 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Pirfetab Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Pirfetab 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 Pirfetab Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known if Pirfenidone passes into breast milk. Therefore, Pirfetab Tablet should not be used while breastfeeding for the safety of the breastfed infant.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Pirfetab Tablet?
A:
Pirfetab 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 Pirfetab Tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Pirfetab 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.
  • You are a smoker, you should avoid smoking while on treatment with Pirfetab 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 Pirfetab Tablet.
  • Pirfetab Tablet is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Pirfetab 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 breath deeply and also makes it tough for the lungs to ...
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  • Pirfenidone in Pirfetab Tablet works by reducing the swelling and scarring in the lungs, thus making it easier to breathe.

Directions for Use of Pirfetab 200 MG

Pirfetab Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a 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 Pirfetab 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Pirfetab 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 ...
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  • Concomitant use of Pirfetab Tablet along with medicines like enoxacin, ciprofloxacin (antibiotic), amiodarone, propafenone (used in heart problems), fluvoxamine (used to treat your mental health) may ...
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  • Use of medicines like omeprazole (used in indigestion), rifampicin (antibiotic) along with Pirfetab Tablet, may alter the way it works.

Interactions with food items

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

Storage and disposal of Pirfetab 200 MG

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

Dosage of Pirfetab 200 MG

Overdose

Seek urgent medical attention in case you have consumed too much of Pirfetab medicine.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Pirfetab, 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 for the miss...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Pirfetab Tablet ?

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

Q: Can Pirfetab Tablet be used in children?

A: No, Pirfetab Tablet should not be used in patients who are less than 18 years old.

Q: Does Tablet Pirfetab cause weight loss?

A: Yes, Pirfetab Tablet may cause weight loss as a side effect. Your doctor will regularly monitor your weight.

Q: Can I take tab Pirfetab on an empty stomach?

A: No, Pirfetab Tablet should be taken along with or after having your meal, so as to avoid side effects like dizziness, nausea and stomach discomfort.
Product Details
Brand
PIRFETAB
Expires on or After
29/06/2023
Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 09:30 AM (IST)
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