Pimidel capsules

Pimidel - an antibiotic used in urology.

Pharmacological action Pimidelya

Pimidel belongs to the group of quinolones, it inhibits the growth of Proteus, Klebsiella, E. coli, Staphylococcus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, the causative agent of meningitis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (the bacterium Neisseria).

The active ingredient of the drug - pipemidic acid.

Product form

The drug release capsules.

Analogs Pimidelya: Pipem, Pipegal, Vero Pipemidin, Palin, pipemidic acid, Uropimid, Pipelin, Urotraktin. Underlying all of these drugs - pipemidic acid.

Indications Pimidelya

Pimidel according to the instructions prescribed in cystitis, prostatitis, pyelonephritis, urethritis caused by susceptible pipemidic acid bacteria.

There are good reviews about Pimidele used for the prevention of infection by endoscopy, catheterization, other instrumental procedures.

Instructions Pimidelya: how to use

Pimidel adults administered in a daily dosage of 4 tablets per day. Take the medicine before meal.

If the disease is caused by a staph infection between the two methods Pimidelya must be at least 8 hours.

If the treatment proves ineffective, the dosage recommended by doctor can be increased and take 8 capsules per day.

Therapy in most cases lasts 10 days but sometimes prolong treatment.

Prostatitis treatment can last for 6-8 weeks, and if the patient has a deviation in the kidneys - 3-6 weeks.

Patients who undergo continuous therapy should regularly donate blood for analysis to check the function of the kidneys, liver.

Side effects Pimidelya

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Pimidel and analogues of the drug can cause diarrhea, weakness, headache, blurred vision, nausea, depression, psychosis, pain or weakness in muscles, dizziness, seizures, hallucinations, urticaria, photosensitivity of the skin.

There are reviews of Pimidele confirming that the drug in patients with impaired glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase can cause hemolytic anemia.


Pimidel not take children, pregnant or nursing women, patients with impaired kidney function, which has an index of creatinine clearance less than 60 ml per minute.

The instructions Pimidel also pointed out that the drug is contraindicated in patients with lesions of the nervous system of an organic nature, hypersensitivity to pipemidic acid, with anuria and oliguria.

During the treatment note that the drug increases the concentration of caffeine and theophylline in blood.

With care prescribe medication for epilepsy, patients older than 70 years, patients who were previously diagnosed with a brain haemorrhage, cerebral vasospasm or cerebral circulatory disorders, convulsions

Patients during treatment can not undergo the procedure kvartsevaniya. They should also be less direct sunlight.