Zithium DS 200 mg/5ml Oral Suspension


Overview

Uses of Zithium Oral Suspension
Zithium DS 200 mg/5ml Oral Suspension is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used in bacterial infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
Zithium Oral Suspension side effects
Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Zithium Oral Suspension
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. Zithium DS 200 mg/5ml Oral Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Zithium Oral Suspension works
Zithium DS 200 mg/5ml Oral Suspension is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.
Zithium Oral Suspension related warnings
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zithium DS 200 mg/5ml Oral Suspension.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zithium DS 200 mg/5ml Oral Suspension 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 DS 200 mg/5ml Oral Suspension 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 DS 200 mg/5ml Oral Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Zithium DS 200 mg/5ml Oral Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zithium DS 200 mg/5ml Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zithium DS 200 mg/5ml Oral Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zithium DS 200 mg/5ml Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Zithium Oral Suspension?
If you miss a dose of Zithium DS 200 mg/5ml Oral Suspension, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Zithium DS 200 mg/5ml Oral Suspension
Azithral 200 Liquid
Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹3.25/ml of Oral Suspension
4% costlier
₹2.95/ml of Suspension
save 6%
Azithral XL 200mg Liquid
Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹3.23/ml of Oral Suspension
3% costlier
ATM XL 200mg/5ml Suspension
Indoco Remedies Ltd
₹3.12/ml of Suspension
same price
₹3.23/ml of Dry Syrup
3% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Zithium DS 200 mg/5ml Oral Suspension 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 DS 200 mg/5ml Oral Suspension.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Zithium with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
MODERATE
Brand(s): Diabic, Glywin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Glunase
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zipris
MINOR
Brand(s): Stozen, Sulpigold
MINOR
Brand(s): Quitsun, Qutec, Qutipin
MINOR
Brand(s): Arifril
MINOR
Brand(s): Loxaris, Loxacon
MINOR
Brand(s): Medipax
MINOR
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zithium

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is azithromycin and erythromycin the same?
No. Azithomycin and erythromycin are two different medications belonging to the same class and have similar use. Their use in different conditions may vary depending upon individual response
Q. Is azithromycin topical safe?
Azithromycin topical is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Zithium used for treating a cold and sore throat?
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. Is Zithium safe?
Zithium is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Zithium an antibiotic?
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.
Q. Is Zithium good for tonsillitis?
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.
Q. Is Zithium banned?
No, Zithium is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Zithium be used to treat a fever?
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.
Q. Is Zithium used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
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.
Q. Is Zithium good for acne?
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.
Q. Can I take Zithium with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
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).
Q. Does Zithium treat a cough?
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.
Q. Does Zithium affect sperm?
Zithium has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Zithium cause drowsiness?
No, Zithium does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Zithium.
Q. Does Zithium cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Zithium. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Zithium.
Q. Does Zithium affect fertility?
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.
Q. Can I take Zithium for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
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.
Q. Can I take Zithium for a toothache (tooth pain)?
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.
Q. Can I take Zithium for the flu?
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.
Q. Can I take Zithium for a sinus infection?
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.
Q. Can I take Zithium for yeast infection?
Zithium is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Zithium for chlamydia?
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.
Q. Can I take Zithium for tooth infection?
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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Apr 2018.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
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