Medicine Overview of Zipron OZ Tablet
Zipron OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial & parasitic infections. It is used in the treatment of diarrhoea, gynecological and pelvic infections. It also helps treat mixed infections of teeth and gums.
Side Effects of Zipron OZ are Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach pain, Loss of appetite, Dizziness, Headache, Dryness in mouth.
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. Zipron OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.
Avoid Zipron OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.
Zipron OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Ciprofloxacin and Ornidazole. Ciprofloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Ornidazole kills parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
In Depth Information on Zipron OZ Tablet
Zipron OZ Tablet related warnings
Zipron OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zipron OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Zipron OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Zipron OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zipron OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Zipron OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zipron OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.
Frequently asked questions about Zipron OZ Tablet
Q. What is Zipron oz used for?
Zipron oz is used to treat patients with bacterial infections such as pneumonia, syphilis, gonorrhea, bronchitis, gastroenteritis. It is also indicated for mixed infections related to the oral cavity and teeth. This antibiotic is also used to fight against infections of the skin, ears, throat, respiratory system and urinary tract.
Q. What foods to avoid while taking Zipron oz?
Do not take Zipron oz with dairy products such as milk or yogurt, or with calcium-fortified juice. You may eat or drink these products as part of a regular meal, but do not use them alone while consuming this medicine. It could make teh effect of medicine less effective.
Q. Can i take Zipron oz while i am pregnant?
No, the use of Zipron oz is contraindicated in pregnancy.
Q. What is Clostridium Difficile-Associated Disease?
Clostridium difficile is a common cause of hospital acquired infection, which produces a diarrhoeal disease that varies in severity from asymptomatic colonisation to severe diarrhoea and complicating colitis. It is associated with diarrhoea, fever, loss of appetite, nausea, abdominal pain/tenderness.
Q. Can Zipron oz be taken on an empty stomach?
Zipron oz may be taken with food or on an empty stomach. Drink plenty of fluids while taking the medicine and avoid dairy products. Do not take antacids; supplements with calcium, magnesium, aluminum, or iron; or multivitamins along with the medicine.
Q. Are there any specific conditions in which Zipron oz should not to be taken?
The use of Zipron oz should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine.
Q. Can i drive while taking the Zipron oz?
The use of Zipron oz may lead to dizziness, tremor, rigidity, poor coordination, seizures or temporary loss of consciousness. Therefore, it is advised not to drive or operate any machinery.
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