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Zithium 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Zithium 500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Zithium 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Zithium Tablet

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Uses of Zithium Tablet

Zithium 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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Zithium Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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

How Zithium Tablet works

Zithium 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 Zithium Tablet

Expert advice for Zithium Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Zithium Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Zithium 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Zithium Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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.
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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zithium with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zithium with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Zithium with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Zithium with Lovastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Zithium with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Zithium with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almotan, Almigra, Almogril
Zithium with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Zithium with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmist, Zolmit, Zolpax
Zithium with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Zithium with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Zithium with Simvastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Zithium with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft, Rapolax
Zithium with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Zithium with Fenticonazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenticonazole: Fenza
Zithium with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Zithium with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Zithium with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Durogesic, Fent, Trofentyl, Fendrop
Zithium with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Zithium with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Zithium with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Zithium with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Zithium with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan, Virodin
Zithium with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Zithium with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant: Ozurdex
Zithium with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Zithium with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Zithium with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac, Buson
Zithium with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Zithium with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate, Becoride, Bevent, Nidcort
Zithium with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin
Zithium with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S
Zithium with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Zithium with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Zithium with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Zithium with Astemizole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Zithium with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Tefdin, Daylert
Zithium with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Best, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebibast, Stin, Ebasil, Temasil, Ecbast
Zithium with Iloperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
Zithium with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Zithium with Asenapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
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