Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet


Introduction

Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet is a combination medicine that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It prevents the growth of the microorganisms that cause the infection.

Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine and it is advised to take it as per the doctor's advice. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water.

Uses of Dox M TZ Tablet

Benefits of Dox M TZ Tablet

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet is used to treat certain bacterial infections like pneumonia, bronchitis, gonorrhea (sexually transmitted infections), and infections of ears, gums, intestines, skin, and urinary tract. Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet works by killing the bacteria causing infection. This further reduces the discomforts associated with various infections and helps in early recovery. Make sure to complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Dox M TZ 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 Dox M TZ

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach pain
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Metallic taste
  • Photosensitivity

How to use Dox M TZ 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. Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dox M TZ Tablet works

Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Doxycycline and Tinidazole. Doxycycline stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Tinidazole kills bacteria and other infectious microorganisms by damaging the DNA.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or gives you problems with coordination or sensation (e.g. numbness or weakness). This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Dox M TZ Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg 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.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet for the treatment of bacterial infections.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it while you are sitting or standing, to prevent any throat irritation. Do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking medicine.
  • It may cause dizziness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet affects you.
  • 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 stools.
  • Avoid excessive sun exposure and use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors.

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FAQs

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet as soon you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. Can I stop taking Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I drink milk while taking Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet?

No, you should avoid using milk and milk products while taking Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet. Consuming dairy products along with Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet can decrease its absorption from the stomach, which may lead to inadequate affect of this medicine.

Q. Why it is harmful to drink alcohol while using Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet?

Alcohol should be strictly avoided while taking Dox M TZ 100 mg/600 mg Tablet and for at least 3 days after completely stopping the medicine. Drinking alcohol can cause an unpleasant reaction (Disulfuram reaction) with symptoms such as stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, flushing or redness of the face.

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