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Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT

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Product introduction

Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic used to treat various types of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, ear, nose, throat, lungs, skin, and eye in adults and children. It is also effective in typhoid fever and some sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea.

Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT is taken orally, preferably one hour before or 2 hours after a meal. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the return or worsening of the infection.

Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include vomiting, nausea, stomach pain, and diarrhea. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects worry you or persist for a longer duration.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy or heart problems before taking this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine.

Uses of Tanzin Tablet DT

Benefits of Tanzin Tablet DT

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic medicine that can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the blood, brain, lungs, bones, joints, urinary tract, stomach, and intestines. It can also be used to treat sexually transmitted diseases. It stops the growth of the bacteria causing the infection and clears the infection. Take it for as long as prescribed by the doctor and avoid skipping doses. This will make sure that all bacteria are killed and they do not become resistant.

Side effects of Tanzin Tablet DT

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 Tanzin

  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Tanzin 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. Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Tanzin Tablet DT works

Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT 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.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Tanzin Tablet DT?

If you miss a dose of Tanzin 250mg 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.

All substitutes

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Quick tips

  • 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 1 hour before or two hours after food.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT.
  • 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.
  • Stop taking Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Macrolides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Macrolides

Interaction with drugs

Taking Tanzin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT safe?

Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. What if I don't get better?

You should inform your doctor if you do not notice any improvement in your symptoms after 3 days of taking Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT. Also, if your symptoms get worse, inform your doctor immediately.

Q. Can the use of Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT 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 you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT be taken at night?

Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT is usually prescribed once daily. You can take it at any time of the day, but remember to take it at the same time each day. The medicine should be taken 1 hour before meals or 2 hours after eating food. You can take the tablet preparation with or without food. However, you must take Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT exactly as advised by your doctor and ask your doctor if you have any doubts.

Q. How long does it take Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT to work?

Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT starts working within a few hours of taking it. You may notice an improvement in symptoms after a few days. Do not stop taking the medicine without completing the course mentioned by your doctor. Stopping the medicine without consulting your doctor may cause the infection to come back which may be more difficult to treat.

Q. Why is Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT given for 3 days?

The duration of treatment depends on the type of infection being treated and the age of the patient. Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT is not necessarily given for 3 days. In most bacterial infections, a single dose of 500 mg is given for 3 days. Alternatively, it can be given as 500 mg once on day 1 and then 250 mg once from day 2 to day 5. In some cases of infection such as genital ulcer disease, it is given as a single 1 gram dose. Therefore, you must stick to the regime advised by your doctor.

Q. What should I avoid while taking Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT?

Generally, it is recommended that patients taking Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT should avoid taking any antacid with this medicine as this can affect the overall effectiveness of Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT. It is also recommended to avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds as Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT increases the risk of sunburn.

Q. Is Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT a strong antibiotic?

Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT is an effective antibiotic that is used for the treatment of many bacterial infections. Compared to other antibiotics, Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT has a longer half-life which means that it stays in the body for a long time because of which it is given once a day and for a short span of time. Other antibiotics comparatively have a shorter half-life and are usually given twice, thrice, or four times a day.

Q. Can you get a yeast infection from taking Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT?

Some people may get a fungal or yeast infection known as thrush after taking Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT. Antibiotics such as Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT can kill the normal or ‘good bacteria’ of your intestine responsible for preventing thrush. You should inform your doctor if you get a sore or vaginal itching or discharge. Also, inform your doctor if you get a white patch in the mouth or tongue after taking Tanzin 250mg Tablet DT or soon after stopping it.

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