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. Zerocef AZ 200mg/250mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Zerocef AZ 200mg/250mg Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefixime and Azithromycin. Cefixime works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Azithromycin stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
Zerocef AZ 200mg/250mg Tablet 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.
Zerocef AZ 200mg/250mg Tablet 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.
Zerocef AZ 200mg/250mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Zerocef AZ 200mg/250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zerocef AZ 200mg/250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Zerocef AZ 200mg/250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zerocef AZ 200mg/250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Zerocef az is a fixed dose combination of two antibiotics and is used to treat patients with bacterial infections. Cefixime is used to treat infections of the ear, lung, throat and urinary tract. Azithromycin is useful in the treatment of ear infections, strep throat, pneumonia, traveler's diarrhea (loose stools and stomach cramps while traveling). Together they can be used to treat infections of an upper respiratory tract (typhoid and pneumonia), urinary tract and sexually transmitted diseases.
Q. What is gonorrhea and its related symptoms?
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). A patient may get this disease after having oral, vaginal or anal sex. Many patients with gonorrhea do not have any symptoms. Other patients may have symptoms like pain during sex, pain while urinating, discharge from the penis in males and changes in normal vaginal discharge of females.
Q. How many days it will take to recover from typhoid?
It is usually between seven and fourteen days, but can be as short as three days, or as long as 30 days. If left untreated, illness usually lasts for three to four weeks, but may be longer in a small number of cases. Symptoms vary from mild to severe and life-threatening.
Q. What is the best treatment for typhoid fever?
If typhoid fever is diagnosed in its early stages, a course of antibiotic tablets may be prescribed for you. You need to take these for 7 to 14 days. Your symptoms should begin to improve within 2 to 3 days of taking medicines. Make sure you rest, drink plenty of fluids and eat regular meals. You should also maintain good personal hygiene, such as regularly washing your hands with soap and warm water, to reduce the risk of spreading the infection to others.
Q. What is Clostridium Difficile-Associated Disease?
Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea (CDAD) has been reported with use of nearly all antibacterial agents, including Zerocef az and may range in severity from mild diarrhea to fatal colitis(inflammation of large intestine). It is associated with diarrhoea, fever, loss of appetite, nausea and stomach pain.
Q. What special precautions should I follow while taking the Zerocef az?
Before taking Zerocef az tell your doctor if you are allergic to the medicine, or having kidney or liver disease or if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Jun 2017.