Percin Tablet
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Percin Tablet

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Introduction

Percin Tablet is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of urinary tract infections. It is also used in treating infections of the nose, throat, skin and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia). It cures the infection by stopping the further growth of the causative microorganisms.

Percin Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be taken on an empty stomach. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.

You may have an allergic reaction, altered liver function tests, stomach pain and nausea as side effects of this medicine. These are usually temporary and resolve on their own, but please consult your doctor if they bother you or persist for a longer duration. Diarrhea may also occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.

You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Rarely, some people may have a severe allergic reaction which needs urgent medical attention. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, tongue or face, shortness of breath or breathing problems. Special care should be taken in people with kidney problems while taking this medicine.

Uses of Percin Tablet

  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)

Side effects of Percin 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 Percin

  • Allergic reaction
  • Abnormal liver function tests
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Percin 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. Percin Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

Avoid Percin Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Percin Tablet works

Percin Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Percin Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Percin 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.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Percin Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

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

Kidney

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Percin Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Percin Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Percin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Percin Tablet, 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 regular schedule. Do not double the dose.