Medicine Overview of Zitro Tablet
Zitro 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).
Side Effects of Zitro are Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.
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. Zitro 500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Zitro 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 Zitro Tablet
- Zitro 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 Zitro 500 mg Tablet.
Zitro Tablet related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zitro 500 mg Tablet.
Zitro 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.
Zitro 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.
Zitro 500 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Zitro 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zitro 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Zitro 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zitro 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Zitro 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.
Questions Related to Zitro
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
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
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
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Frequently asked questions about Zitro Tablet
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 Zitro used for treating a cold and sore throat?
Zitro is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Zitro in these conditions.
Zitro is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Zitro an antibiotic?
Yes, Zitro 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 Zitro. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Zitro good for tonsillitis?
Zitro can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Zitro for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Zitro is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Zitro be used to treat a fever?
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Zitro 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 Zitro used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Zitro 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 Zitro good for acne?
Zitro can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Zitro 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 Zitro with paracetamol?
Zitro 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 Zitro with omeprazole?
Zitro 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 Zitro with ibuprofen?
Zitro 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 Zitro with esomeprazole?
Zitro 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 Zitro with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
No interactions have been clinically observed between Zitro 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 Zitro and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
Q. Does Zitro treat a cough?
No, Zitro cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Zitro 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 Zitro affect sperm?
Zitro has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Zitro cause drowsiness?
No, Zitro does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Zitro.
Q. Does Zitro cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Zitro. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Zitro.
Q. Does Zitro affect fertility?
Zitro 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 Zitro for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
Yes, Zitro 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 Zitro for a toothache (tooth pain)?
Zitro 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 Zitro or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
Q. Can I take Zitro for the flu?
No, Zitro 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 Zitro as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Q. Can I take Zitro for a sinus infection?
Yes, Zitro 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 Zitro for yeast infection?
Zitro is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Zitro for chlamydia?
Yes, Zitro 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 Zitro for tooth infection?
Zitro 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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