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Zikem 200mg/5ml Syrup

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Primary uses of Zikem 200mg/5ml Syrup

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15 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Zikem Syrup

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Uses of Zikem Syrup

Zikem 200mg/5ml Syrup 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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Zikem Syrup side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Zikem Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Zikem 200mg/5ml Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zikem Syrup works

Zikem 200mg/5ml Syrup 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 Zikem Syrup

Expert advice for Zikem Syrup

  • Zikem 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 Zikem.
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Zikem Syrup related warnings
Special precautions for Zikem Syrup
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zikem 200mg/5ml Syrup.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zikem 200mg/5ml Syrup 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
Zikem 200mg/5ml Syrup 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
Zikem 200mg/5ml Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Zikem 200mg/5ml Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zikem 200mg/5ml Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zikem 200mg/5ml Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zikem 200mg/5ml Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zikem Syrup?uses

If you miss a dose of Zikem 200mg/5ml Syrup, 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 Zikem Syrup

Frequently asked questions about Azithromycin

Yes, Zikem 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 Zikem. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Zikem is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Zikem in these conditions.
Zikem is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Zikem can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Zikem for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Zikem 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. Zikem 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.
Zikem is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Zikem can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Zikem 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 Zikem with paracetamol?
Zikem 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 Zikem with omeprazole?
Zikem 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 Zikem with ibuprofen?
Zikem 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 Zikem with esomeprazole?
Zikem 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 Zikem 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 Zikem and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
No, Zikem cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Zikem 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.
Zikem has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, Zikem does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Zikem.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Zikem. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Zikem.
Zikem 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, Zikem 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.
Zikem 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 Zikem or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
No, Zikem 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 Zikem as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Yes, Zikem 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.
Zikem is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Yes, Zikem can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Zikem 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 Zikem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zikem with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Zikem with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Zikem with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almotan, Almigra, Almogril
Zikem with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Zikem with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmit
Zikem with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Zikem with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Zikem with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Genxtor, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft, Rapolax
Zikem with Simvastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Zikem with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Zikem with Lovastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Zikem with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Zikem with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Zikem with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Zikem with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Zikem with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Zikem with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac
Zikem with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Zikem with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S
Zikem with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Zikem with Morphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy, Morcontin, Morcon, Koxma Tag, Duramor, Vermor
Zikem with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Zikem with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack, Benibuz, Benina, Inzit, Benihyp, Benidin, Tln, Beniflo, Bengreat, Beniduce, Benlong, Benipres
Zikem with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan, Virodin
Zikem with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin, Pentawok
Zikem with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Zikem with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Zikem with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Zikem with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Zikem with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Zikem with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Zikem with Astemizole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Zikem with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Best, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebasil, Temasil, Ecbast
Zikem with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Zikem with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Zikem with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Zikem with Asenapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Zikem with Iloperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
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