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Pulmofib 200mg Tablet

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Pulmofib 200mg Tablet 10’S

Pulmofib 200

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Pulmofib 200

Pulmofib 200mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. It reduces scarring and swelling in the lungs and helps to breathe better.

Pulmofib 200mg Tablet is best taken with food. Take it at the same time every day to get the most benefits. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

The most common side effects of this medicine include insomnia, headache, and dizziness. To overcome dizziness, avoid driving or attention-seeking activity. Some people may experience weight loss and other side effects. Monitor your weight regularly or ask for the doctor’s advice in such cases. Your doctor also may perform a liver function test while on treatment with this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. It makes your skin sun-sensitive, wear protective clothing or apply sunscreen while in direct contact with the sun. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

USES OF PULMOFIB TABLET

  • Treatment of Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

SIDE EFFECTS OF PULMOFIB TABLET

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Pulmofib

  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Loss of appetite
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Weight loss

HOW TO USE PULMOFIB TABLET

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. Pulmofib 200mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

HOW PULMOFIB TABLET WORKS

Pulmofib 200mg Tablet is an antifibrotic medication. It works by reducing fibrosis (scarring) and swelling in the lungs. This makes breathing easier.

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Pulmofib 200mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Pulmofib 200mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Breast feeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Pulmofib 200mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Driving

UNSAFE
Pulmofib 200mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
warnings

Kidney

CAUTION
Pulmofib 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pulmofib 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Pulmofib 200mg Tablet is not recommended with severe kidney disease and dialysis patients.
warnings

Liver

CAUTION
Pulmofib 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pulmofib 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Pulmofib 200mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

HOW PULMOFIB 200MG WORKS:

PULMOFIB 200MG works by reducing fibrosis (scarring) and swelling in the lungs. This makes breathing easier.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE:

Always take PULMOFIB 200MG exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken with or without food. Try to take this medicine at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

SIDE EFFECTS OF PULMOFIB 200MG:

SERIOUS

• Swelling of the face, lips and/or tongue, itching, hives, difficulty breathing or wheezing, or feeling faint(angioedema)
• Yellowing of the eyes or skin or dark urine, skin itching (signs of abnormal liver function)

COMMON

• Skin reactions after going out in the sun or using sunlamps
• Nausea
• Tiredness
• Diarrhoea
• Indigestion or stomach upset
• Loss of appetite
• Headache
• Infections of the throat or the airways going into the lungs and/or sinusitis
• Bladder infections
• Weight loss
• Difficulty sleeping
• Dizziness
• Feeling sleepy
• Changes in taste
• Hot flushes
• Shortness of breath
• Cough
• Increased levels of liver enzymes
• Muscle pain, aching joints/joint pains
• Chest pain

RARE

• Decrease in white blood cells

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS:

Nausea:

Try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.

Diarrhoea:

Drink lot of fluids such as water or squash, to avoid dehydration. Do not take any other medicines without consult to a doctor.

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

Dizziness:

Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.

Cough:

Drink fluids which helps thin the mucus in your throat. Suck on cough drops or hard candies.

INTERACTIONS:

Talk to your doctor if you are taking,

Antibiotics such as enoxacin, rifampicin, doxycycline, ciprofloxacin (used to treat infections)
Amiodarone, propafenone (used to treat heart disease)
Fluvoxamine (used to treat depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder)
Omeprazole (used to treat conditions such as indigestion, gastroesophageal reflux disease)

SYNOPSIS:

Drug : Pirfenidone
Pharmacological Category :
Anti-inflammatory Agent, Antifibrotic Agent

Therapeutic Indication : Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Dosage Forms : Tablet

MORE INFORMATION:

Store at room temperature and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT PULMOFIB 200MG:

Q: Is PULMOFIB 200MG a steroid?
A: No, it is not a steroid.

Q: What are the benefits of PULMOFIB 200MG?
A: This medicine is used to treat idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) in adults. In Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis the tissues of the lungs get scarred and swell with time, which creates problem in breathing. This medicine helps reduce these effects to make you breathe better.

Q: What should I avoid while taking PULMOFIB 200MG?
A: You should restrict sun exposure, while taking this medicine. Wear sunblock daily and cover your arms, legs, and head to reduce exposure to sunlight. Along with that, avoid smoking as it decreases the effect of this medicine.

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