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Zithrocin 500 mg Tablet

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Composition for Zithrocin 500 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Zithrocin 500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Zithrocin Tablet

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Uses of Zithrocin Tablet

Zithrocin 500 mg Tablet 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).
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Zithrocin Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Zithrocin Tablet works

Zithrocin 500 mg Tablet 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 Zithrocin Tablet

Expert advice for Zithrocin Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Zithrocin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Zithrocin 500 mg 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 Zithrocin Tablet

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.
Zithrocin is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Zithrocin in these conditions.
Zithrocin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, Zithrocin 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 Zithrocin. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Zithrocin can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Zithrocin for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Zithrocin 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. Zithrocin 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.
Zithrocin is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Zithrocin can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Zithrocin 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 Zithrocin with paracetamol?
Zithrocin 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 Zithrocin with omeprazole?
Zithrocin 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 Zithrocin with ibuprofen?
Zithrocin 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 Zithrocin with esomeprazole?
Zithrocin 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 Zithrocin 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 Zithrocin and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
No, Zithrocin cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Zithrocin 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.
Zithrocin has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, Zithrocin does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Zithrocin.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Zithrocin. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Zithrocin.
Zithrocin 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, Zithrocin 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.
Zithrocin 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 Zithrocin or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
No, Zithrocin 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 Zithrocin as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Yes, Zithrocin 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.
Zithrocin is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Yes, Zithrocin can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Zithrocin 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 Zithrocin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zithrocin with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almotan, Almigra, Almogril
Zithrocin with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Zithrocin with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Zithrocin with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft, Rapolax
Zithrocin with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Zithrocin with Lovastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Zithrocin with Simvastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Zithrocin with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Zithrocin with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmist, Zolmit, Zolpax
Zithrocin with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Zithrocin with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Zithrocin with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace, Regubeat
Zithrocin with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Zithrocin with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Zithrocin with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant: Ozurdex
Zithrocin with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Zithrocin with Fenticonazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenticonazole: Fenza
Zithrocin with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Zithrocin with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan, Virodin
Zithrocin with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin
Zithrocin with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate, Becoride, Rhinase, Bevent
Zithrocin with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Zithrocin with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Zithrocin with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Zithrocin with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S, Q Spin
Zithrocin with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Zithrocin with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Zithrocin with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Zithrocin with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Zithrocin with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Zithrocin with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac, Buson
Zithrocin with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Zithrocin with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebibast, Stin, Ebasil, Temasil, Ecbast
Zithrocin with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Zithrocin with Iloperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
Zithrocin with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Zithrocin with Paliperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Zithrocin with Blonanserin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Zithrocin with Asenapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt

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