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Zigaf 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Zigaf 250mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Zigaf 250mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Zigaf Tablet

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Uses of Zigaf Tablet

Zigaf 250mg Tablet 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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Zigaf Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Zigaf 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. Zigaf 250mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zigaf Tablet works

Zigaf 250mg Tablet 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 Zigaf Tablet

Expert advice for Zigaf Tablet

  • Zigaf will cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • It may cause an upset stomach. If this happens to you, take it with food.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • 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.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Zigaf.
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Zigaf Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zigaf Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zigaf 250mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zigaf 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Zigaf 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.
Driving
SAFE
Zigaf 250mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Zigaf 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zigaf 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zigaf 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zigaf 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zigaf Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Zigaf 250mg 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

Frequently asked questions about Zigaf Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Azithromycin

Yes, Zigaf 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 Zigaf. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Zigaf is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Zigaf in these conditions.
Zigaf is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Zigaf can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Zigaf for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Zigaf 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. Zigaf 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.
Zigaf is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Zigaf can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Zigaf 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 Zigaf with paracetamol?
Zigaf 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 Zigaf with omeprazole?
Zigaf 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 Zigaf with ibuprofen?
Zigaf 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 Zigaf with esomeprazole?
Zigaf 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 Zigaf 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 Zigaf and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
No, Zigaf cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Zigaf 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.
Zigaf has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, Zigaf does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Zigaf.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Zigaf. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Zigaf.
Zigaf 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, Zigaf 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.
Zigaf 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 Zigaf or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
No, Zigaf 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 Zigaf as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Yes, Zigaf 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.
Zigaf is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Yes, Zigaf can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Zigaf 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zigaf with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zigaf with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Zigaf with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almotan, Almigra
Zigaf with Simvastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Zigaf with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Zigaf with Lovastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Zigaf with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Zigaf with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Zigaf with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Genxtor, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft
Zigaf with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmit
Zigaf with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Zigaf with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Zigaf with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac
Zigaf with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Zigaf with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Zigaf with Morphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy, Morcontin, Morcon, Koxma Tag, Duramor, Vermor
Zigaf with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Zigaf with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Zigaf with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Zigaf with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Zigaf with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Zigaf with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Zigaf with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Zigaf with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Zigaf with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Zigaf with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Zigaf with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Zigaf with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack, Benibuz, Benina, Inzit, Benihyp, Benidin, Tln, Beniflo, Bengreat, Beniduce, Benlong, Benipres
Zigaf with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Zigaf with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin, Pentawok
Zigaf with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Zigaf with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S
Zigaf with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Zigaf with Astemizole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Zigaf with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Zigaf with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Best, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebasil
Zigaf with Asenapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Zigaf with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Zigaf with Iloperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
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