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Swizime 100 mg Tablet DT

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Overview

Uses of Swizime Tablet DT

Swizime Tablet DT side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea

How to use Swizime Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Swizime 100 mg Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Swizime Tablet DT works

Swizime 100 mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Swizime Tablet DT related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Swizime 100 mg Tablet DT.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Swizime 100 mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Swizime 100 mg Tablet DT is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Swizime 100 mg Tablet DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Swizime 100 mg Tablet DT does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Swizime 100 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Swizime 100 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Swizime 100 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Swizime 100 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Swizime Tablet DT?

If you miss a dose of Swizime 100 mg Tablet DT, 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Swizime 100 mg Tablet DT 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 to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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 consuming alcohol while taking Swizime 100 mg Tablet DT as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Discontinue Swizime 100 mg Tablet DT and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Swizime

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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
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Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
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it is an antibiotic and is used for treating bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. How long should I take Swizime?

You should take Swizime as long as advised by your doctor. It is usually prescribed for 7-14 days. Take it for the full duration of your treatment.

Q. Can I stop taking Swizime when I feel better?

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

Q. Is Swizime a strong antibiotic?

Yes, Swizime is a strong antibiotic i.e broad-spectrum antibiotic, which is used to treat variety of bacterial infection like Urinary tract infection, Otitis Media, Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis, Bronchitis and Gonorrhea

Q. Can the use of Swizime cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Swizime can cause diarrhea. It 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 Swizime when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Swizime and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Is Swizime used in typhoid?

Indian Association of Pediatrics (IAP) recommends the use of Swizime in children for uncomplicated typhoid fever.

Q. How long does Swizime takes to work?

Usually, Swizime starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Swizime?

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.

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