Zaha 1% w/v Eye Drop

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Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Zaha 1% w/v Eye Drop

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101.75
3 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Zaha Eye Drop

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Uses of Zaha Eye Drop

Zaha 1% w/v Eye Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.
It is used in bacterial infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Zaha Eye Drop

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Zaha Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Zaha Eye Drop works

Zaha 1% w/v eye drop is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Zaha Eye Drop

Expert advice for Zaha Eye Drop

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Zaha immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Zaha 1% w/v Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zaha 1% w/v Eye Drop is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Zaha 1% w/v Eye Drop 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.

There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Zaha 1% w/v Eye Drop does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Zaha 1% w/v Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zaha 1% w/v Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Zaha 1% w/v Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zaha 1% w/v Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Azithromycin, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zaha 1% w/v Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

Yes, Zaha 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 Zaha. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Zaha is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Zaha in these conditions.
Q. Are Zaha and erythromycin same?
No, Zaha and erythromycin are two different antibiotics but belong to the same class of antibiotics. They differ in their action against different bacteria.
Zaha is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Zaha can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Zaha for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Zaha is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Zaha can be used for the treatment of bacterial infections only. Please take advice from your physician before taking any antibiotic for fever as it is important to identify the type of infection causing fever.
Zaha is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Zaha can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Zaha in the treatment of acne. However, it is always advised that you should consult to your physician before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Zaha with paracetamol?
Zaha can be taken with paracetamol as no drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zaha with omeprazole?
Zaha can be taken with omeprazole as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zaha with ibuprofen?
Zaha can be taken with ibuprofen as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zaha with esomeprazole?
Zaha can be taken with esomeprazole as no drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No interactions have been clinically observed between Zaha and birth control pills (oral contraceptives). However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please talk to your doctor if you have been advised to take Zaha and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
No, Zaha cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Zaha can help in relieving cough only if it would be effective in treating the underlying infection. Please talk to your doctor before taking any medicine for your cough.
Zaha has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, Zaha does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Zaha.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Zaha. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Zaha.
Zaha is not known to affect fertility in humans. Inadequate data is available for humans. Please consult your doctor if you have concerns regarding the same.
Yes, Zaha can be taken for throat infection caused by streptococcus. However, this an alternative medicine for the same. There are other antibiotics available which could be more effective in the treatment of streptococcal throat infections. Please take the advice from your doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Zaha would be helpful in a toothache (tooth pain) only when there is an underlying infection which is causing the pain. Please talk to your doctor before taking Zaha or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
No, Zaha is not recommended for the treatment of flu (influenza infection). Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing the signs and symptoms of flu (influenza infection) before taking any medicines including antibiotics like Zaha as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Yes, Zaha can help to treat a bacterial sinus infection. However, as always advisable, antibiotics should only be taken only when the infection is properly diagnosed by the doctor and then antibiotics are taken as advised.
Zaha is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Yes, Zaha can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Zaha can be taken to treat tooth infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor to treat the infection.
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