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Ziox 500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Ziox 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Ziox Tablet

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Uses of Ziox Tablet

Ziox 500mg Tablet 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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Ziox Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Ziox 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. Ziox 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ziox Tablet works

Ziox 500mg Tablet 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 Ziox Tablet

Expert advice for Ziox Tablet

  • Ziox 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.
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Ziox Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ziox Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Ziox 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ziox 500mg Tablet 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
Ziox 500mg 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.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Ziox 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Ziox 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ziox 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ziox 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ziox 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ziox Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Ziox 500mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ziox Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Azithromycin

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Ziox has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, Ziox does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Ziox.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Ziox. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Ziox.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ziox is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
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.
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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Taking Ziox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Ziox with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
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Ziox with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
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Ziox with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Ziox with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Ziox with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Ziox with Simvastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Ziox with Lovastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Ziox with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almigra
Ziox with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Genxtor, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft
Ziox with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmit
Ziox with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Ziox with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack, Benibuz, Benina, Inzit, Benihyp, Benidin, Tln, Beniflo, Bengreat, Beniduce, Benlong, Benipres
Ziox with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Ziox with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Ziox with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
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Ziox with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S
Ziox with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Ziox with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
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Ziox with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Ziox with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Ziox with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Ziox with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Ziox with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
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Ziox with Buspirone
SERIOUS
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Ziox with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Ziox with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
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Ziox with Morphine
SERIOUS
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Ziox with Darunavir
SERIOUS
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Ziox with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
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Ziox with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
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Ziox with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
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Ziox with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
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Ziox with Astemizole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Ziox with Terfenadine
MODERATE
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Ziox with Ebastine
MODERATE
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Ziox with Mizolastine
MODERATE
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Ziox with Asenapine
MINOR
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Ziox with Iloperidone
MINOR
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