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Zemlid 600 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Zemlid Tablet

Zemlid Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Decreased blood cell count
  • Diarrhea

How to use Zemlid 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. Zemlid 600 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Zemlid 600 Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Zemlid Tablet works

Zemlid 600 Tablet is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Zemlid Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zemlid 600 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Zemlid 600 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Zemlid 600 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Zemlid 600 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zemlid 600 Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
Zemlid 600 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zemlid 600 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Zemlid 600 Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Zemlid 600 Tablet treats serious infections caused by certain types of bacteria.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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.
  • 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 taking excessive cheese, processed meats, alcohol, or soy sauce while taking this medication as these may cause an excessive rise in your blood pressure.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop fever, shortness of breath, or any changes in your vision.
  • Do not take it for more than 14 days without consulting your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Zemlid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zemlid

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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.
How much dose of ceftriaxone is neccesary for preventing drug resistance in body
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
it is an antibiotic and is used for treating bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Zemlid cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Zemlid 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. What foods should I avoid while taking Zemlid?

You should avoid taking large quantities of food that contain high tyramine in it. Foods that are fermented, cured, aged or spoiled contain high amount of tyramine e.g cheese, red wine, pickle, over ripe fruits etc. Consuming tyramine while taking Zemlid can result in elevation of blood pressure, which may result in an emergency situation.

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