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Zgcip 500 mg Tablet

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Composition for Zgcip 500 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Zgcip 500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Zgcip Tablet

Uses of Zgcip Tablet

Zgcip 500 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).

Zgcip Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Zgcip are Nausea, Diarrhoea.

How to use Zgcip 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. Zgcip 500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Zgcip 500 mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Zgcip Tablet works

Zgcip 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.
In Depth Information on Zgcip Tablet

Expert advice for Zgcip Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zgcip 500 mg Tablet 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 Zgcip 500 mg Tablet 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.
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Zgcip Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Zgcip Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zgcip 500 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zgcip 500 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Zgcip 500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Baby should be closely monitored for development of fever, loss of appetite and diarrhea. In case, any of the above happens please inform your doctor immediately.
Driving
Zgcip 500 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Zgcip 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zgcip 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Zgcip 500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zgcip 500 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Zgcip Tablet?

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If you miss a dose of Zgcip 500 mg Tablet, 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

Questions Related to Zgcip

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects

Frequently asked questions about Zgcip Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Ciprofloxacin
Q. Can I take Zgcip for streptococcal infection?
Zgcip is not indicated for the treatment of streptococcal infection as it is not very active against this bacteria. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Zgcip with pantoprazole?
Zgcip can be taken with pantoprazole as no interactions have been reported. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zgcip with metronidazole?
Zgcip can be taken with metronidazole as no interactions have been reported. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zgcip with birth control pills or does it affect birth control?
Yes, you can take Zgcip with birth control pills. It does not affect birth control. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor in case you are taking birth control pills before taking any medicine.
Q. Is Zgcip banned?
Zgcip is not a banned drug. It is available as a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Zgcip a penicillin?
Zgcip is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Zgcip bactericidal (kills bacteria) or bacteriostatic (slows the growth of bacteria)?
Zgcip is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones and acts by inhibiting bacterial DNA-gyrase.
Q. Is Zgcip safe?
Zgcip is a relatively safe drug. However, it is not devoid of side effects and hence should only be taken if prescribed by a doctor in the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration as advised.
Q. Is Zgcip a cephalosporin?
Zgcip is not a cephalosporin. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Zgcip with ibuprofen?
Use of Zgcip with ibuprofen can increase the central nervous system side effects of Zgcip. Consult your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zgcip with paracetamol?
Zgcip is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zgcip with hydrocodone?
Zgcip is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with hydrocodone. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zgcip with fluconazole?
Zgcip and fluconazole, when taken together, can cause heart-related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Zgcip with phenazopyridine?
Zgcip is not known to have any clinically significant interaction with phenazopyridine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zgcip with omeprazole?
Omeprazole can slow the absorption of Zgcip if taken together. So, the action of Zgcip may get slow. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Zgcip with hydroxyzine?
Zgcip and hydroxyzine, when taken together, can cause heart-related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Zgcip with azithromycin?
Zgcip and azithromycin, when taken together, can cause heart related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Zgcip for yeast infection?
No, Zgcip is not indicated in the treatment of yeast infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of yeast infection.
Q. Does Zgcip contain sulfa?
Zgcip does not contain sulfur in its structure. However, history of any drug allergy should be discussed with the doctor prior to initiation of therapy.
Q. Does Zgcip cover pseudomonas?
Zgcip is active against pseudomonas. But, acquired resistance (resistance after taking the antibiotic) is very common among the organism for the drug. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infection.
Q. Can I take Zgcip with dextromethorphan?
Zgcip is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with dextromethorphan. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zgcip with doxylamine?
Zgcip is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxylamine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zgcip with amoxicillin?
Zgcip is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with amoxicillin. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zgcip with pseudophedrine?
Zgcip is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zgcip with Tamsulosin?
Zgcip and Tamsulosin are not known to have any clinically relevant drug interactions. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.

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Taking Zgcip with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zgcip with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Zgcip with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium
Zgcip with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop
Zgcip with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Esulide, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide
Zgcip with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex
Zgcip with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
Zgcip with Olanzapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee
Zgcip with Acarbose
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose
Zgcip with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told
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