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Zoflo 50mg Syrup

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Overview

Uses of Zoflo Syrup

Zoflo Syrup side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Zoflo Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Zoflo 50mg Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zoflo Syrup works

Zoflo 50mg Syrup is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Zoflo Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zoflo 50mg Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Zoflo 50mg Syrup is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Zoflo 50mg Syrup may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Zoflo 50mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zoflo 50mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zoflo 50mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zoflo 50mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zoflo Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Zoflo 50mg 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zoflo 50mg Syrup to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Zoflo 50mg Syrup and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • 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.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Zoflo with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zoflo

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What are use mega-cv dry syrupChild are not drinking milk
Dr. Pranav Gupta
Child Specialist
Mega CV is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections
Kya fever main cefixime 50 mg dry syrup de sakte haiKitna ml dena hota hai
Dr. Amit Modi
Child Specialist
Hello, Cefixime is a third generation cephalosporin, an antibiotic used in specific bacterial infections. For fever you must use antipyretics like paracetamol to decrease the temperature. Antibiotic is only to be started if bacterial infection is suspected. Do visit a pediatrician for clinical examination of your child.
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FAQs

Q. Can I take Zoflo with paracetamol?

Zoflo can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can the use of Zoflo cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Zoflo can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Zoflo when I feel better?

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

Q. Can the use of Zoflo increase the risk of muscle damage?

Yes, use of Zoflo is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (achilies tendon). Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take Zoflo. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.

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References
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