Zithium 250mg Tablet

icon
Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Zithium 250mg Tablet

iconPrescription Required
Potentiallyunsafewith
icon
Liver
66.97
₹11.16/Tablet
6 tablets in 1 strip
SOLD OUT

Substitutes for Zithium Tablet

Azinix 250mg Tablet
Khandelwal Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹8.63/Tablet
save 23%
AZ 1 250mg Capsule
Suvik Hitek Pvt Ltd
₹9.17/Capsule
save 18%
₹9.5/Tablet
save 15%
Aziwin 250mg Tablet
Bal Pharma Ltd
₹9.5/Tablet
save 15%
Genothral 250mg Tablet
Geno Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹9.5/Tablet
save 15%

Medicine Overview of Zithium Tablet

uses

Uses of Zithium Tablet

Zithium 250mg 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).
uses

Side effects of Zithium Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

uses

How to use Zithium 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zithium 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Zithium Tablet works

Zithium 250mg tablet is an antibiotic. It stops the bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Zithium Tablet

Expert advice for Zithium Tablet

  • Take Zithium only when prescribed by your doctor
  • Zithium can be taken with or without food
  • Do not take aluminum and magnesium containing antacids with Zithium. It should be taken one hour before or two hours after taking antacids
  • Zithium commonly causes nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Contact your doctor immediately in case you experience any allergic reaction like severe skin rash while taking Zithium
  • Use of Zithium during pregnancy is not advisable until considered absolutely necessary by your physician
  • Breastfeeding should be stopped while taking Zithium. It is recommended to discard the milk during the treatment and up till 2 days after discontinuation of Zithium
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for Zithium 250mg Tablet
icon
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zithium 250mg Tablet.
icon
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zithium 250mg 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.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
SAFE
Zithium 250mg 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.
...
+more
icon
Driving
SAFE
Zithium 250mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
icon
Kidney
Zithium 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zithium 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Zithium 250mg Tablet is generally not advisable in patients with severe kidney disease.
...
+more
icon
Liver
UNSAFE
Zithium 250mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild and moderate liver disease. Not advisable in patients with severe liver disease.
...
+more
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Arkazid 2mg Tablet, Halocer 10mg Tablet, Calmperidone 6mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Azithromycin, 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 for Zithium 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

Yes, Zithium 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 Zithium. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Zithium is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Zithium in these conditions.
Q. Are Zithium and erythromycin same?
No, Zithium and erythromycin are two different antibiotics but belong to the same class of antibiotics. They differ in their action against different bacteria.
Zithium is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Zithium can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Zithium for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Zithium 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. Zithium 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.
Zithium is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Zithium can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Zithium 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 Zithium with paracetamol?
Zithium 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 Zithium with omeprazole?
Zithium 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 Zithium with ibuprofen?
Zithium 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 Zithium with esomeprazole?
Zithium 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 Zithium 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 Zithium and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
No, Zithium cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Zithium 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.
Zithium has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, Zithium does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Zithium.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Zithium. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Zithium.
Zithium 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, Zithium 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.
Zithium 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 Zithium or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
No, Zithium 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 Zithium as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Yes, Zithium 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.
Zithium is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Yes, Zithium can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Zithium 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.
+more

cross img