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Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet

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Introduction

Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet is a combination medicine that is prescribed to treat various types of respiratory infections. It treats the infection and prevents further infections by acting against the microorganisms. It also dilutes the thick mucus (phlegm) for easy cough out.

Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet is a prescription medicine and it is to be taken it as suggested by the doctor. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine. The medicine may take some to show its effects on the symptoms. However, it is advised to consult the doctor if you feel an aggravation of the condition or if your condition does not improve.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dryness of mouth, etc. To cope up with the side effects, you can take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. Generally, serious side effects are rare. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Patients with liver and kidney ailments must take this medicine with proper consultation and caution. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with the doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. During the treatment, you must take adequate rest for a faster recovery. While on the medication, your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Zilee AX Tablet

  • Treatment of Respiratory tract infection

Benefits of Zilee AX Tablet

In Treatment of Respiratory tract infection

Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet helps treat respiratory tract infection by killing the bacteria causing infection. It also helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This reduces congestion or stuffiness and helps in easy breathing. This medicine usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Along with medications, drink enough lukewarm water and gargle with warm salt water to feel better.

Side effects of Zilee AX Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Zilee AX

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Zilee AX 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. Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Zilee AX Tablet works

Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Levofloxacin and Ambroxol which treat respiratory tract infection associated with excessive mucus (phlegm). Levofloxacin is an antibiotic which kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Addition of ambroxol enhances the antibacterial effect of levofloxacin.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Zilee AX Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Zilee AX 500mg/75mg 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.

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Quick tips

  • Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet should be taken with or without food but at the same time every day.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Zilee AX 500mg/75mg 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.
  • It is advisable to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water to overcome medicine side effects.

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Patient concerns

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Nose in close Cold chest flue a
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
Can't prescribe without proper clinical examination. It can be upper respiratory tract infection or lower respiratory tract infection
Cough problem and body pain also headache
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
It can be viral infection or respiratory tract infection. Consult a ENT specialist
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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Zilee AX 500mg/75mg Tablet as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

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References

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FDC LIMITED, B-8, MIDC Area, Waluj - 431 136, Dist. Aurangabad, Maharashtra
Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: November, 2021

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