What Are The Uses Of Pirfenidone?
Pirfenidone is used in the treatment of following conditions:
- Mild or moderate idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) (lung disease)
What Are The Side Effects Of Pirfenidone?
The common side effects of nevirapine are:
- Drowsiness, weight loss
- Loss of appetite, nausea
- Dizziness, heart burn
- Diarrhoea, vomiting
- Stomach upset
Sometimes severe ( but less common) side effects are:
- Yellowing of eyes/skin
- Abdominal pain
- Liver disease
Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.
What Are The Contraindications Of Pirfenidone?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Hyper sensitivity towards the drug pirfenidone or any other allergies.
- Kidney dialysis
- Liver problems