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Zithro Oral Suspension

Ritz Pharma

Composition for Zithro Oral Suspension

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Zithro Oral Suspension

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Medicine Overview of Zithro Oral Suspension

Uses of Zithro Oral Suspension

Zithro 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).

Zithro Oral Suspension side effects

Common

Side Effects of Zithro are Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

How to use Zithro 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. Zithro Oral Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zithro Oral Suspension works

Zithro 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.
In Depth Information on Zithro Oral Suspension

Expert advice for Zithro Oral Suspension

  • Zithro 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 Zithro Oral Suspension.
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Zithro Oral Suspension related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Zithro Oral Suspension?

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If you miss a dose of Zithro 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zithro

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

Frequently asked questions about Zithro Oral Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Azithromycin
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 Zithro used for treating a cold and sore throat?
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. Is Zithro safe?
Zithro is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Zithro an antibiotic?
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.
Q. Is Zithro good for tonsillitis?
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.
Q. Is Zithro banned?
No, Zithro is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Zithro be used to treat a fever?
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.
Q. Is Zithro used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
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.
Q. Is Zithro good for acne?
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.
Q. Can I take Zithro with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
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).
Q. Does Zithro treat a cough?
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.
Q. Does Zithro affect sperm?
Zithro has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Zithro cause drowsiness?
No, Zithro does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Zithro.
Q. Does Zithro cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Zithro. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Zithro.
Q. Does Zithro affect fertility?
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.
Q. Can I take Zithro for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
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.
Q. Can I take Zithro for a toothache (tooth pain)?
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.
Q. Can I take Zithro for the flu?
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.
Q. Can I take Zithro for a sinus infection?
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.
Q. Can I take Zithro for yeast infection?
Zithro is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Zithro for chlamydia?
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.
Q. Can I take Zithro for tooth infection?
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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zithro with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zithro with Glimepiride
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Zithro with Gliclazide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin
Zithro with Glipizide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase
Zithro with Quetiapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Quetiapine: Quitsun, Qutec, Qutipin
Zithro with Loxapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxaris, Loxacon
Zithro with Fluphenazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fluphenazine: Medipax
Zithro with Amisulpride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Amisulpride: Stozen, Sulpigold
Zithro with Aripiprazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Aripiprazole: Arifril
Zithro with Ziprasidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Ziprasidone: Zipris
Zithro with Haloperidol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil
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