Prutis 600 mg Tablet

Manufactured byHetero Healthcare Ltd.
Description

Prutis 600 mg Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections in the urinary tract and the lower respiratory tract. This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly population due to the increased risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Prutis 600 mg Tablet

  • Hypersensitivity
  • Fever
  • Dizziness
  • Photosensitivity of skin
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Hearing impairment
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Muscle spasm

Uses of Prutis 600 mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Acute uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Complicated urinary tract infections
  • Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to prulifloxacin or any other fluoroquinolones.

Tendinitis or tendon rupture

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of tendinitis or tendon rupture associated with fluoroquinolones.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.
General warnings

Use in pediatrics

This medicine is not recommended for use in children and adolescents due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.

Tendinitis and tendon rupture

Prutis 600 mg Tablet may cause tendinitis and tendon rupture in some patients. This risk is especially higher in elderly patients on concomitant corticosteroid treatment. Report any symptoms such as tendon inflammation, muscle pain, etc. to the doctor immediately. Therapy may need to be discontinued based on the clinical condition.

Seizure

Prutis 600 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with central nervous system disorders due to the increased risk of seizures. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Pseudomembranous colitis

Patients undergoing treatment with this medicine should be monitored closely for any persistent diarrhea. Diarrhea may be a sign of pseudomembranous colitis. Appropriate corrective measures and therapy discontinuation may be required based on the clinical condition.

Drug resistance

Usage of Prutis 600 mg Tablet without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that are drug resistant.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Warfarin

Theophylline

Cimetidine

Hypoglycemic agents

Antacids containing calcium/magnesium/aluminum

Probenecid

Nicardipine

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Prutis 600 mg Tablet as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

To be taken on an empty stomach

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Prutis 600 mg Tablet stops the bacteria from multiplying in your body and eventually kills them.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Fluoroquinolones

Schedule

Schedule H

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http://www.leespharm.com/file/product/Unidrox%20PIL%20HK%20ver%202012.pdf

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Prulifloxacin (substance) [Internet]. Snomedbrowser.com. 2017 [cited 31 August 2017]. Available from:

https://snomedbrowser.com/Codes/Details/703590007

Prulifloxacin - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 31 August 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB11892

Pruflox Tablets [Internet]. CiplaMed. 2017 [cited 19 September 2017]. Available from:

https://ciplamed.com/content/pruflox-tablets
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