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Ziprax 100 mg/5ml Syrup

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Ziprax Syrup

Ziprax Syrup side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea

How to use Ziprax 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. Ziprax 100 mg/5ml Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ziprax Syrup works

Ziprax 100 mg/5ml Syrup is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Ziprax Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Ziprax 100 mg/5ml Syrup.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ziprax 100 mg/5ml Syrup is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Ziprax 100 mg/5ml 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.
Avoid prolonged use of Ziprax 100 mg/5ml Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Ziprax 100 mg/5ml Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ziprax 100 mg/5ml Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ziprax 100 mg/5ml Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ziprax 100 mg/5ml Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ziprax 100 mg/5ml Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ziprax Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Ziprax 100 mg/5ml Syrup, 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ziprax 100 mg/5ml Syrup to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Ziprax 100 mg/5ml Syrup as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Discontinue Ziprax 100 mg/5ml Syrup and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ziprax

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What are use mega-cv dry syrupChild are not drinking milk
Dr. Pranav Gupta
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Mega CV is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections
My baby girl has loos motion from 1 month after complete one syrup Ziprax 100mg 2 days gone ok but after that problem continue
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
There are many underlying causes of Patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will give opinion and prescribe you treatment. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. Patient may need antibiotics and/or other prescription drugs. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the prescription medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis and clinical examination. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.
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FAQs

Q. How long should I take Ziprax?

You should take Ziprax as long as advised by your doctor. It is usually prescribed for 7-14 days. Take it for the full duration of your treatment.

Q. Can I stop taking Ziprax when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ziprax before completing the full course of treatment. Your may start feeling better before the infection is completely cured. So, it is important to take this medicine for the duration advised by the doctor.

Q. Is Ziprax a strong antibiotic?

Yes, Ziprax is a strong antibiotic i.e broad-spectrum antibiotic, which is used to treat variety of bacterial infection like Urinary tract infection, Otitis Media, Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis, Bronchitis and Gonorrhea

Q. Can the use of Ziprax cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Ziprax can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Ziprax when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Ziprax and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Is Ziprax used in typhoid?

Indian Association of Pediatrics (IAP) recommends the use of Ziprax in children for uncomplicated typhoid fever.

Q. How long does Ziprax takes to work?

Usually, Ziprax starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Ziprax?

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.

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