Medicine : Pirfenex Tab

Name:Pirfenex Tab
Manufacturer:Cipla Ltd
Generic Use:Pirfenidone
Composition:Pirfenidone(200 Mg)

Generic ( Pirfenidone )

Typical use Of Pirfenidone :Pirfenidone Is Used To Treat Adults With Mild To Moderate Idiopathic Pulmonary (lung) Fibrosis (scarring).
Mechanism of action of Pirfenidone :Pirfenidone Reduces Fibroblast Proliferation, Inhibits TGF-? Stimulated Collagen Production And Reduces The Production Of Fibrogenic Mediators Such As TGF-?. Pirfenidone Has Also Been Shown To Reduce Production Of Inflammatory Mediators Such As TNF-? And IL-1? In Both Cultured Cells And Isolated Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells.
Drug Interaction of Pirfenidone :Pirfenidone Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Amiodarone, Birth Control Pills, Bupropion, Carbamazepine, Cinacalcet, Ciprofloxacin, Duloxetine, Esomeprazole, Fluconazole, Fluoxetine, Fluvoxamine. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Pirfenidone :Abdominal Pain, Bloating, Constipation, Decreased Appetite, Diarrhea, Difficulty Sleeping, Hot Flushes, Gas, Headache, Indigestion, Heartburn, Or Acid Reflux, Itchy, Dry, Or Red Skin, Muscle Or Joint Aches Or Pains, Nausea, Rash, Sweating, Tiredness, Tremor, Vomiting, Weight Loss.


How Pirfenidone will impact on Pregnancy ?

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How Pirfenidone will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

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Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Pirfenidone

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