Zithrox XL 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup

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Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Zithrox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup

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49.6
30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Zithrox Dry Syrup

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Uses of Zithrox Dry Syrup

Zithrox XL 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup 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 Zithrox Dry Syrup

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Zithrox Dry Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Dissolve the powder in sterile water. Shake well and use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zithrox XL 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup at a fixed time.

How Zithrox Dry Syrup works

Zithrox xl 100mg/5ml dry syrup 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 Zithrox Dry Syrup

Expert advice for Zithrox Dry Syrup

  • 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 Zithrox 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 Zithrox XL 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zithrox XL 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zithrox XL 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup 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
Zithrox XL 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup 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
Zithrox XL 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Zithrox XL 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup should be used with caution i
n patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zithrox XL 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Zithrox XL 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup should be used with caution i
n patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zithrox XL 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Riztran 5mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Walacort 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 Zithrox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

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