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Zithrox XL 100 mg/5ml Dry Syrup

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Zithrox XL 100 mg/5ml Dry Syrup

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Zithrox XL 100 mg/5ml Dry Syrup

MRP
53.05
30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Zithrox Dry Syrup

Uses of Zithrox Dry Syrup

Zithrox XL 100 mg/5ml Dry Syrup 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).

Zithrox Dry Syrup side effects

Common

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

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. Zithrox XL 100 mg/5ml Dry Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zithrox Dry Syrup works

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

Expert advice for Zithrox Dry Syrup

  • Zithrox XL 100 mg/5ml Dry Syrup 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 Zithrox XL 100 mg/5ml Dry Syrup.
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Zithrox Dry Syrup related warnings
Special precautions for Zithrox Dry Syrup
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zithrox XL 100 mg/5ml Dry Syrup.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zithrox XL 100 mg/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.
Lactation
SAFE
Zithrox XL 100 mg/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.
Driving
SAFE
Zithrox XL 100 mg/5ml Dry Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Zithrox XL 100 mg/5ml Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zithrox XL 100 mg/5ml Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zithrox XL 100 mg/5ml Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zithrox XL 100 mg/5ml Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zithrox Dry Syrup?uses

If you miss a dose of Zithrox XL 100 mg/5ml Dry Syrup, 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 about Zithrox Dry Syrup

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zithrox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zithrox with Mizolastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Zithrox with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Zithrox with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz
Zithrox with Ebastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Ebahist
Zithrox with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Zithrox with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Zithrox with Repaglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm, Repide
Zithrox with Chlorpropamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Zithrox with Glipizide
MODERATE
Zithrox with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Zithrox with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Zithrox with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Zithrox with Thioridazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Thioridazine: R Zin, T Zine, Thioril, Tridaz, Multizine, Ridazin, Delnil, Thiolent, Zeneril, Sychozine, Psyril, Melleril, Tensaril, Repoise
Zithrox with Sulpiride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Zithrox with Iloperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Zithrox with Trifluoperazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Trifluoperazine: Selocalm, Shicalm, Trazine, Relicalm, Trikozin
Zithrox with Tiapride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Zithrox with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Zithrox with Zotepine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zotepine: Sirilept
Zithrox with Paliperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Zithrox with Asenapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Zithrox with Ziprasidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Ziprasidone: Zipris
Zithrox with Chlorpromazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor, Chlorotame, Zinetil, CPZ, Largactil, Talentil, Chlorpro
Zithrox with Flupenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Flupenthixol: Pnxol, Anxiset
Zithrox with Blonanserin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Zithrox with Fluphenazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fluphenazine: Medipax, Monazine, Prolinate, Flupez
Zithrox with Loxapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxaris, Loxacon, Loxapax, Enipaxol, Loxpin, Loxacalm C, Loxapac
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