Medicine Overview of Zini Tablet
How to use Zini 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. Zini Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Zini Tablet works
Zini Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.
In Depth Information on Zini Tablet
Expert advice for Zini Tablet
- Your doctor has prescribed Zini 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 Zini 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.
- If you're on blood thinners, Zini can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
Zini Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zini Tablet
Zini Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Zini 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.+more
Avoid prolonged use of Zini Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea....
Avoid prolonged use of Zini Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Zini Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Zini Tablet should be used with caution in patients with ki+more
dney disease. Dose adjustment of Zini Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Zini Tablet should be used with caution in patients with li+more
ver disease. Dose adjustment of Zini Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
If you miss a dose of Cefixime, 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.
Frequently asked questions about Zini Tablet
Frequently asked questions about Cefixime
Zini is a cephalosporin antibiotic used for treating many infections, for eg: infections of the ear, throat (e.g. tonsillitis, pharyngitis), chest and lungs (e.g. bronchitis, pneumonia) and urinary tract (e.g. cystitis and kidney infections).
Zini has not been indicated for the treatment of diarrhea. Please talk to your doctor if you have diarrhea before taking any antibiotics.
Yes, Zini belongs to a group of antibiotics called 'cephalosporins'.
Safety of Zini in children less than 6 months of age (includes premature and newborn infants) has not been established. Please consult your doctor before starting any antibiotics in children.
Zini is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different class of medicines known as cephalosporin and it works in a similar way as penicillins. However, they are different antibiotics. Please consult your doctor regarding their use.
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Zini. Diarrhea has been more commonly associated with higher doses. Stop the medicine if you have severe watery diarrhea that will not stop and you are feeling weak and have a fever. immediately consult your doctor.
Constipation has not been reported as a side effect with Zini. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Zini.
Zini is not effective against chlamydia infections, so, it is not used for its treatment. Please consult your doctor if you have been diagnosed with a chlamydial infection.
Zini is a cephalosporin which has an action similar to penicillins but it does not contain any penicillin.
No, Zini is not active against pseudomonas. Most strains of pseudomonas are resistant to Zini. Please consult your doctor if you have pseudomonas infections for the appropriate antibiotic treatment.
No, Zini does not contain sulfur. Please check the package leaflet (patient information leaflet) before using any medicine for its contents.
Zini is not active against the bacteria (Treponema pallidum) which causes syphilis. So, it is not used for the treatment of syphilis. Please consult your doctor if you have signs and symptoms of syphilis.
Zini can be used to treat uncomplicated gonorrhea caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae (both penicillinase and non-penicillinase producing bacteria). However, always talk to your doctor if you have any infection as it should be diagnosed properly by a doctor before the start of antibiotics. Never take antibiotics yourself.
Zini is not indicated for the treatment of typhoid by the government regulatory authorities. However, Indian Academy of Pediatrics recommend the use of Zini in children for uncomplicated typhoid fever. It is hence, advisable that you must take the antibiotics for typhoid fever only when it is recommended by your doctor. Do not take antibiotics yourself.
There is no evidence of cefexime affecting birth control (contraception). However, interactions may occur and Zini may affect the action of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a extra birth control measure while taking Zini.
Q. Can I take Zini with azithromycin?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Zini and azithromycin. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zini and doxycycline together?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Zini and doxycycline. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zini with paracetamol?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Zini and paracetamol. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zini with folic acid?
Folic acid can be taken with Zini as no drug-drug interactions have been clinically observed between them. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Substitutes for Zini Tablet
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