Zikem 200mg Syrup

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Medicine Overview of Zikem Syrup

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Uses of Zikem Syrup

Zikem 200mg 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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Side effects of Zikem Syrup

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zikem 200mg Syrup at a fixed time.

How Zikem Syrup works

Zikem 200mg 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

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Zikem immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Zikem 200mg Syrup
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zikem 200mg Syrup.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zikem 200mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Zikem 200mg 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Zikem 200mg Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Zikem 200mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients wi
th severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zikem 200mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Zikem 200mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zikem 200mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Paliris 3mg Tablet, Arkazid 2mg Tablet, Halocer 10mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Azithromycin, 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 for Zikem 200mg Syrup

Frequently asked questions for 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.
Q. Are Zikem and erythromycin same?
No, Zikem and erythromycin are two different antibiotics but belong to the same class of antibiotics. They differ in their action against different bacteria.
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.
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