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Consuming alcohol with Piprox does not cause any harmful side effects.
Information regarding the use of Piprox during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Piprox is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Piprox may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Piprox in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Piprox should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Piprox may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Piprox is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin ... View More
Uses of Piprox
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Piprox
How to use Piprox
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. Piprox is to be taken with... View More
How Piprox works
Piprox is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and re... View More
What if you forget to take Piprox?
If you miss a dose of Piprox, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your re... View More
- Your doctor has prescribed Piprox to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
- Discontinue Piprox and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your sto... View More
- Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Susceptible infections, Gonococcal urethritis, Acute uncomplicated cystitis
Should be taken with food. Take w/ meals.
Oral Susceptible infections Adult: 400 mg bid. Acute uncomplicated cystitis in women; Gonococcal urethritis in men Adult: 800 mg as single dose. ... View More
Renal impairment: Dose reduction may be necessary.
Hypersensitivity to quinolones, children <12 yr, pregnancy, lactation.
Mode of Action
Pefloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibacterial that exhibits its bactericidal action by inhibition of DNA gyrase and topoisomerase IV which are needed fo... View More
Underlying CNS disease; hepatic disease; renal impairment. Avoid sun exposure, may cause severe sunburn.
Nausea, vomiting, gastric pain, dizziness, insomnia, allergic skin reactions, thrombocytopaenia, leukopenia/neutropenia, photosensitisation, arthropathy... View More
Reduced absorption with antacids, didanosine (DDI), iron salts, pirenzepine, sucralfate, vincristine, zinc salts; increased levels with cimetidine, prob... View More
Alternative brand for Piprox
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More