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Z 1 200 mg/5ml Suspension

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Overview

Introduction of Z 1 Suspension

Z 1 200 mg/5ml Suspension is an antibiotic used to treat various types of 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.

Z 1 200 mg/5ml Suspension is a broad-spectrum type of antibiotic effective in killing many types of gram-positive bacteria, some types of gram-negative bacteria and other microorganisms. This medicine is taken orally, preferably either 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 infection returning or worsening.

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. Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include diarrhea, nausea, pain in the abdomen and vomiting. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects bother or worry you.

Uses of Z 1 Suspension

Z 1 Suspension side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Z 1 Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Z 1 200 mg/5ml Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Z 1 Suspension works

Z 1 200 mg/5ml Suspension 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.

Z 1 Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Z 1 200 mg/5ml Suspension does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Z 1 200 mg/5ml Suspension 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Z 1 200 mg/5ml Suspension 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
Z 1 200 mg/5ml Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Z 1 200 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Z 1 200 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Z 1 200 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Z 1 200 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Z 1 Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Z 1 200 mg/5ml Suspension, 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

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Z 1 200 mg/5ml Suspension
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Z 1 200 mg/5ml Suspension 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 1 hour before or two hours after food.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Z 1 200 mg/5ml Suspension.
  • 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 Z 1 200 mg/5ml Suspension and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Z 1 with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
MODERATE
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE
Brand(s): Cizonil
MINOR
Brand(s): Quitsun, Qutec
MINOR
Brand(s): Medipax
MINOR
Brand(s): Stozen, Sulpigold
MINOR
Brand(s): Arifril
MINOR
Brand(s): Loxaris, Loxacon
MINOR
Brand(s): Zipris
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Z 1

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Sir/Madam, Kindly explain my abnormal test results.
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
Dear Sir Thank you for sharing your reports with me. It shows the following important things: 1. Your lymphocyte count is marginally high which indicates some kind of viral infections. Your vitamin D level is low, for this you should take calcirol sachet in milk once a week for at least 6 weeks. Your vitamin B12 level is low, for this you can take tablet mecobal once a day for at least 2 months.
I am regularly getting boils on my back which is very painful, I can't able to sit or sleep. From last 1 month I have got two infections of boils Please guide me some good medicine to cure it and precautions to avoid it in future.
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Kindly send pictures of affected area for better diagnosis & treatment.
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FAQs

Q. Is Z 1 safe?

Z 1 is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Z 1 an antibiotic?

Yes, Z 1 is an antibiotic. It belongs to a class of antibiotics known as macrolides. It can be used to treat bacterial sinusitis, tonsillitis, ear infections, pneumonia and many other if caused by micro-organisms sensitive to Z 1. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.

Q. Can the use of Z 1 cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Z 1 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. How long does Z 1 takes to work?

Usually, Z 1 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 Z 1?

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 stop taking Z 1 when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Z 1 and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of Z 1 cause infertility?

There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Z 1 will cause infertility in males or females.

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References
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