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Ezo 200 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Ezo 200 Tablet is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the lungs (eg. pneumonia), urinary tract, ear, nasal sinus, throat, and skin. It kills bacteria, which helps to improve your symptoms and cure the infection.

Ezo 200 Tablet should be taken with food. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back. It will not work for viral infections such as flu or the common cold. Using any antibiotic when you do not need it can make it less effective for future infections.

The most common side effects of this medicine include rash, vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea. Taking this medicine along with some food may help to prevent indigestion and upset stomach. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects bother or worry you.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use in pregnancy and breastfeeding if prescribed by your doctor. It may blur your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Uses of Ezo Tablet

Side effects of Ezo Tablet

Common
  • Rash
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Ezo 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. Ezo 200 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ezo Tablet works

Ezo 200 Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Ezo 200 Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ezo 200 Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ezo 200 Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Ezo 200 Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ezo 200 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ezo 200 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ezo 200 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ezo 200 Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Ezo 200 Tablet is recommended.

What if you forget to take Ezo Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Ezo 200 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.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ezo 200 Tablet to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Ezo 200 Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Ezo 200 Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ezo with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Magflux, Magasip
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
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Dermatology
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Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Is Ezo safe to use?

Ezo is safe to use at the prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Q. Is Ezo an antibiotic?

Yes, Ezo is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.

Q. Can the use of Ezo cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Ezo can cause diarrhea. Ezo is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Ezo when my symptoms are relieved or when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ezo before completing the full course of treatment. You may start feeling better before the infection is completely cured. But, it is important to take this medicine for the full duration advised by the doctor.

Q. How long does Ezo takes to work?

Usually, Ezo starts working soon after you take it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and relieve your symptoms completely.

Q. What if I do not get better after using Ezo?

Inform your doctor if you do not feel better even after finishing the full course of treatment. You must also inform your doctor if the symptoms get worse while using this medicine.

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References
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