Zithro 500mg Tablet

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Ritz Pharma

Composition for Zithro 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Zithro Tablet

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Uses of Zithro Tablet

Zithro 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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Side effects of Zithro Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Zithro 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 Zithro 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Zithro Tablet works

Zithro 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 Zithro Tablet

Expert advice for Zithro Tablet

  • 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 Zithro immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Zithro 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zithro 500mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zithro 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
Zithro 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Zithro 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Zithro 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zithro 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Zithro 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zithro 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Paliris 6mg Tablet, Betsone 0.5mg 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 Zithro 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

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