Zofacin Kid 100mg Tablet DT

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Composition for Zofacin 100mg Tablet DT

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Medicine Overview of Zofacin Tablet DT

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Uses of Zofacin Tablet DT

Zofacin Kid 100mg Tablet DT 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 Zofacin Tablet DT

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Zofacin Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zofacin Kid 100mg Tablet DT at a fixed time.

How Zofacin Tablet DT works

Zofacin kid 100mg tablet dt is an antibiotic. It stops the bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Zofacin Tablet DT

Expert advice for Zofacin Tablet DT

  • Take Zofacin only when prescribed by your doctor
  • Zofacin can be taken with or without food
  • Do not take aluminum and magnesium containing antacids with Zofacin. It should be taken one hour before or two hours after taking antacids
  • Zofacin commonly causes nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Contact your doctor immediately in case you experience any allergic reaction like severe skin rash while taking Zofacin
  • Use of Zofacin during pregnancy is not advisable until considered absolutely necessary by your physician
  • Breastfeeding should be stopped while taking Zofacin. It is recommended to discard the milk during the treatment and up till 2 days after discontinuation of Zofacin
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Warnings
Special precautions for Zofacin Kid 100mg Tablet DT
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zofacin Kid 100mg Tablet DT.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zofacin Kid 100mg Tablet DT 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
Zofacin Kid 100mg Tablet DT 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.

Zofacin Kid 100mg Tablet DT may cause diarrhea and rashes in the baby
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Driving
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Zofacin Kid 100mg Tablet DT does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Zofacin Kid 100mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in p
atients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zofacin Kid 100mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
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Zofacin Kid 100mg Tablet DT is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild and moderate liver disease. Not advisable in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Arkazid 2mg Tablet, Halocer 10mg Tablet, Calmperidone 6mg 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 Zofacin 100mg Tablet DT

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

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