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Zixime-AZ+ Tablet

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Introduction

Zixime-AZ+ Tablet is a combination medicine that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection. It also prevents diarrhea which may occur as side effect of this medicine.

Zixime-AZ+ Tablet is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as per the prescription. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Zixime-AZ+ Tablet

Side effects of Zixime-AZ+ Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Zixime-AZ+

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Zixime-AZ+ 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. Zixime-AZ+ Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zixime-AZ+ Tablet works

Zixime-AZ+ Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Cefixime, Azithromycin, and Lactobacillus. Cefixime is an antibiotic which works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Azithromycin is also an antibiotic which stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Together, they eradicate your infection effectively. Lactobacillus is a live micro-organism which restores the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset with antibiotic use or due to intestinal infections.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Zixime-AZ+ Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Zixime-AZ+ Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Zixime-AZ+ Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Zixime-AZ+ Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Zixime-AZ+ Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zixime-AZ+ Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zixime-AZ+ Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zixime-AZ+ Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Take it with or without food but at the same time every day.
  • Do not skip any dose and finish the course as suggested by the doctor.
  • It is advisable to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water to overcome medicine side effects. 
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Zixime-AZ+ Tablet can cause drowsiness and sleepiness.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience rashes, itching, swelling and shortness of breath while taking the medicine.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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Omitting after zifi AZ kid tablet.
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
Dr need a provisional diagnosis to suggest you investigations or give opinion or advice medicine. In present situation provisional diagnosis cannot be done without taking into consideration details of history and findings of clinical examination and reports of investigations of patient. Final diagnosis is done after doing investigations if needed. Advice given without doing clinical examination and diagnosis can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient. Please visit me or any other Paediatrician.
Alternative for taxim az or any other medicine that can be taken for throat infection
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
Take azithromycin 500 mg once daily for 3 days
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Zixime-AZ+ Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Zixime-AZ+ Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Zixime-AZ+ Tablet as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. Can I stop taking Zixime-AZ+ Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Zixime-AZ+ Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Zixime-AZ+ Tablet as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

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References

  1. Cefixime. Guildford Surrey: Aventis Pharma Limited; 2009 [revised 28 Jun. 2018]. [Accessed 25 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Azithromycin. New York, New York: Pfizer Inc.; 2013. [Accessed 25 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Lactobacillus. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2018] (online) Available from:External Link

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11 Friends Colony Sundar Nagar, Naranpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380013
Country of Origin: India
Expires on or after: January, 2021

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