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Zenflox 200mg Infusion

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Zenflox 200mg Infusion is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia). It cures the infection by stopping further growth of the causative microorganisms.

Zenflox 200mg Infusion is given as an injection into a vein (intravenous), in cases where oral administration is not possible, such as in hospitalised or unconscious patients. It is administered by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

Some people may have nausea, headache, dizziness and vomiting and as side effects of this medicine. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling or redness. These are usually temporary and resolve on their own, but please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Diarrhea may also occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.

You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Rarely, some people may have a severe allergic reaction which needs urgent medical attention. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, tongue or face, shortness of breath or breathing problems. Special care should be taken in people with kidney problems while taking this medicine.

Uses of Zenflox Infusion

Benefits of Zenflox Infusion

In Bacterial infections

Zenflox 200mg Infusion is an antibiotic medicine which can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. It stops the growth of the bacteria causing the infection and clears the infection. It is given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. 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 Zenflox Infusion

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 Zenflox

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Zenflox Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Zenflox Infusion works

Zenflox 200mg Infusion is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Zenflox 200mg Infusion.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zenflox 200mg Infusion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zenflox 200mg Infusion is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Zenflox 200mg Infusion may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Zenflox 200mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zenflox 200mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zenflox 200mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zenflox 200mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Zenflox Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Zenflox 200mg Infusion, 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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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zenflox 200mg Infusion to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Zenflox 200mg Infusion and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • 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.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Fluoroquinolone
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Zenflox 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

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Zenflox oz tablet for 3 months pregnant women any side effect . Zenflox oz its ok for 3 month pregnant
Dr. Suman Rao
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
No it should not be taken unless necessary. Every medicine can have potential side effects during pregnancy but we have to weigh the benefit vs risks
I had a bubbling sensation in my stomach throughout the day. Stomach aches when it happens and I feel like visiting the lavatory. I think it's due to the pizza I had yesterday. Will taking Imodium be enough to feel better?
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Tab Zenflox OZ 1 BD x 3days
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FAQs

Q. Can I take Zenflox 200mg Infusion with paracetamol?

Zenflox 200mg Infusion can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can the use of Zenflox 200mg Infusion cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Zenflox 200mg Infusion 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 I stop taking Zenflox 200mg Infusion when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Zenflox 200mg Infusion 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 Zenflox 200mg Infusion increase the risk of muscle damage?

Yes, use of Zenflox 200mg Infusion is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (achilies tendon). Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take Zenflox 200mg Infusion. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.

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References

  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 1011-13.
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