Pirfenex 200mg tablet is an antifibrotic agent used to treat mild cases of lung disease known as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. We don’t know how this medicine works. There are many side effects of this medication such as muscle pain, sneezing, dizziness, reduced appetite, weight loss, sleeping difficulty, heartburn, acidity, taste change, weakness, fatigue, headache, runny nose, stomach pain, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, skin rash and redness. If we face any reactions on taking this medication we need to consult nearest doctor.
If we are allergic to any of the ingredients contained in Pirfenex 200mg tablet, if we have liver or kidney problems, habit of smoking or if we are already taking some other medicines increasing chances of sunburn, pregnancy or planning to become pregnant or having a baby, for any of the above problems we need to consult our nearest doctor who can guide us very well before taking this medicine.
The dosage of this medicine depends on prescription by the doctor and our health condition. Usual dose in adults for treating Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis is 267 mg orally three times a day for a period of 1-7 days and 534 mg from days 8-14.