Zithium O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Zithium O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet

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Uses of Azithromycin

Azithromycin 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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Side effects of Azithromycin

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Azithromycin

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 O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Zithium O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet works

Azithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
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Uses of Ofloxacin

Ofloxacin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Ofloxacin

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Ofloxacin

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 O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Zithium O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet works

Ofloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Zithium O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Azithromycin

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Will not work for viral infections like cold and flu.
  • Nausea and diarrhoea are common side effects. Inform your doctor if they do not go away or if you see blood or mucus in stools.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.

Expert advice for Ofloxacin

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Ofloxacin immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.
Warnings
Special precautions for Zithium O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zithium O 500 mg/400 mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Zithium O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet is probably usafe to use duri
ng lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Zithium O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drow
sy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Zithium O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet should be used with caution i
n patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zithium O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Zithium O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet should be used with caution i
n patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zithium O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zithium O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

Q. Is Azithromycin an antibiotic?
Yes, Azithromycin 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 Azithromycin. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Azithromycin used for treating a cold and sore throat?
Azithromycin is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Azithromycin in these conditions.
Q. Are Azithromycin and erythromycin same?
No, Azithromycin and erythromycin are two different antibiotics but belong to the same class of antibiotics. They differ in their action against different bacteria.
Q. Is Azithromycin safe?
Azithromycin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Azithromycin good for tonsillitis?
Azithromycin can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Azithromycin for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
Q. Is Azithromycin banned?
No, Azithromycin is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Azithromycin be used to treat a fever?
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Azithromycin 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 Azithromycin used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Azithromycin 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 Azithromycin good for acne?
Azithromycin can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Azithromycin 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 Azithromycin with paracetamol?
Azithromycin 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 Azithromycin with omeprazole?
Azithromycin 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 Azithromycin with ibuprofen?
Azithromycin 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 Azithromycin with esomeprazole?
Azithromycin 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 Azithromycin with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
No interactions have been clinically observed between Azithromycin 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 Azithromycin and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
Q. Does Azithromycin treat a cough?
No, Azithromycin cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Azithromycin 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 Azithromycin affect sperm?
Azithromycin has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Azithromycin cause drowsiness?
No, Azithromycin does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Azithromycin.
Q. Does Azithromycin cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Azithromycin. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Azithromycin.
Q. Does Azithromycin affect fertility?
Azithromycin 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 Azithromycin for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
Yes, Azithromycin 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 Azithromycin for a toothache (tooth pain)?
Azithromycin 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 Azithromycin or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
Q. Can I take Azithromycin for the flu?
No, Azithromycin 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 Azithromycin as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Q. Can I take Azithromycin for a sinus infection?
Yes, Azithromycin 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 Azithromycin for yeast infection?
Azithromycin is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Azithromycin for chlamydia?
Yes, Azithromycin 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 Azithromycin for tooth infection?
Azithromycin 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.
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Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

Q. What is Ofloxacin used for?
Ofloxacin is used to treat bacterial infections of the kidneys or bladder (urinary tract), chest or lungs, male or female sex organs (genital tract) which include gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted infection that can affect both men and women, and skin and soft tissue infections.
Q. Is Ofloxacin a fluoroquinolone antibiotic?
Ofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Q. Is Ofloxacin an antibiotic?
Ofloxacin is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Ofloxacin bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Ofloxacin is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Q. Is Ofloxacin a penicillin?
Ofloxacin is not a penicillin. Ofloxacin belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Is Ofloxacin a painkiller?
Ofloxacin is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Q. Is Ofloxacin a sulfa drug?
Ofloxacin is not a sulfa drug. Ofloxacin belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Ofloxacin contain sulfa?
Ofloxacin does not contain sulfa. Ofloxacin belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Ofloxacin affect birth control?
Ofloxacin does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Ofloxacin is used with contraceptive pills. However, always talk to your doctor if you are asked to take any medicines when you are also taking birth control pills.
Q. Does Ofloxacin contain penicillin?
Ofloxacin does not contain penicillin. Ofloxacin belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Does Ofloxacin treat chlamydia?
Ofloxacin is active against chlamydia and can be used for treating the chlamydia infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Does Ofloxacin expire?
Yes, Ofloxacin does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. Can I take Ofloxacin with paracetamol?
Ofloxacin can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ofloxacin with ibuprofen?
Ofloxacin when taken with Ibuprofen, can increase the risk of some side effects. There are a few reports of seizures or fits when these ibuprofen has been taken with Ofloxacin. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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