Medicine Overview of Ziox Suspension
Ziox 100 mg/5ml Suspension is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
. It is used in bacterial infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
Side Effects of Ziox are Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.
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. Ziox 100 mg/5ml Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Ziox 100 mg/5ml Suspension is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.
In Depth Information on Ziox Suspension
- Ziox 100 mg/5ml Suspension 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 Ziox 100 mg/5ml Suspension.
Ziox Suspension related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Ziox 100 mg/5ml Suspension.
Ziox 100 mg/5ml Suspension 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.
Ziox 100 mg/5ml Suspension 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.
Ziox 100 mg/5ml Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Ziox 100 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ziox 100 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Ziox 100 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ziox 100 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Ziox 100 mg/5ml Suspension, 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.
Questions Related to Ziox
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
Frequently asked questions about Ziox Suspension
Q. Is azithromycin and erythromycin the same?
No. Azithomycin and erythromycin are two different medications belonging to the same class and have similar use. Their use in different conditions may vary depending upon individual response
Q. Is azithromycin topical safe?
Azithromycin topical is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Ziox used for treating a cold and sore throat?
Ziox is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Ziox in these conditions.
Ziox is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Ziox an antibiotic?
Yes, Ziox 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 Ziox. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Ziox good for tonsillitis?
Ziox can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Ziox for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Ziox is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Ziox be used to treat a fever?
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Ziox 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.
Q. Is Ziox used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Ziox is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Q. Is Ziox good for acne?
Ziox can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Ziox 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 Ziox with paracetamol?
Ziox 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 Ziox with omeprazole?
Ziox 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 Ziox with ibuprofen?
Ziox 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 Ziox with esomeprazole?
Ziox 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.
Q. Can I take Ziox with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
No interactions have been clinically observed between Ziox 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 Ziox and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
Q. Does Ziox treat a cough?
No, Ziox cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Ziox 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.
Q. Does Ziox affect sperm?
Ziox has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Ziox cause drowsiness?
No, Ziox does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Ziox.
Q. Does Ziox cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Ziox. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Ziox.
Q. Does Ziox affect fertility?
Ziox 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.
Q. Can I take Ziox for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
Yes, Ziox 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.
Q. Can I take Ziox for a toothache (tooth pain)?
Ziox 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 Ziox or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
Q. Can I take Ziox for the flu?
No, Ziox 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 Ziox as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Q. Can I take Ziox for a sinus infection?
Yes, Ziox 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.
Q. Can I take Ziox for yeast infection?
Ziox is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Ziox for chlamydia?
Yes, Ziox can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Q. Can I take Ziox for tooth infection?
Ziox 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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