Zirock 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Zirock 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Zirock Tablet

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Uses of Zirock Tablet

Zirock 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, blood, and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Zirock Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Zirock 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. Zirock 500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Zirock 500mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Zirock Tablet works

Zirock 500mg 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 Zirock Tablet

Expert advice for Zirock Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zirock 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 Zirock 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, Zirock can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Zirock Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zirock Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zirock 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Zirock 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.

Avoid prolonged use of Zirock 500mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Not relevant, as Zirock 500mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Zirock
500mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Zirock
500mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefuroxime, 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 Zirock Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cefuroxime

Yes, Zirock is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Zirock belongs to the cephalosporin antibiotics and is not a penicillin drug. However, its chemical structure and action is similar to penicillin.
Zirock is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Zirock is not a steroid molecule. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the group of cephalosporins.
Zirock is not known to cause hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient individuals. However, ask your doctor before taking Zirock if you are G6PD deficient.
Zirock is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI). Its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Can Zirock be taken with azithromycin?
Zirock is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with azithromycin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Can Zirock be taken with doxycycline?
Zirock is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxycyclin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Is it safe to take Zirock with pseudoephedrine?
Zirock is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Can Zirock be taken with naproxen?
Zirock is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with naproxen. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Is it safe to take Zirock with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Zirock is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Zirock like any other drug has an expiry data and should not be used after that. Please check the package insert before using the medicine.
Zirock is indicated in the treatment of pneumonia. However, its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
No, Zirock does not have penicillin in it. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is similar to penicillin.
Zirock is not known to cause constipation. It is associated with diarrhea. However, if you experience any such symptom while taking Zirock, consult your doctor.
Yes, Zirock is active against staphylococcus. However, strains resistant to the drug have also been reported. Talk to your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment of your infection.
Zirock use is not associated with tiredness. However, if you experience tiredness while taking Zirock, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take alprazolam with Zirock?
No drug interactions have been reported when Zirock is used with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zirock with ibuprofen?
No drug interactions have been reported when Zirock is used with ibuprofen. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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