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Zostum O 50 mg Tablet DT

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Composition for Zostum O 50 mg Tablet DT

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Zostum O 50 mg Tablet DT

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Medicine Overview of Zostum O Tablet DT

Uses of Zostum O Tablet DT

Zostum O 50 mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.

Zostum O Tablet DT side effects

Common

Side Effects of Zostum O are Headache, Vomiting, Nausea, Indigestion, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea.

How to use Zostum O 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. Zostum O 50 mg Tablet DT is to be taken with food.

How Zostum O Tablet DT works

Zostum O 50 mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.

In Depth Information on Zostum O Tablet DT

Expert advice for Zostum O Tablet DT

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zostum O 50 mg Tablet DT to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Zostum O 50 mg Tablet DT 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Zostum O 50 mg Tablet DT as it may cause increased side effects.
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Zostum O Tablet DT related warnings
Special precautions for Zostum O Tablet DT
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zostum O 50 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Zostum O 50 mg 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.
Avoid prolonged use of Zostum O 50 mg Tablet DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Zostum O 50 mg Tablet DT may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Zostum O 50 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zostum O 50 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Zostum O 50 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zostum O 50 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Zostum O 50 mg Tablet DT in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Zostum O Tablet DT?uses

If you miss a dose of Zostum O 50 mg Tablet DT, 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 Zostum O Tablet DT

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Q. What is Zostum o (Pivoxil) and what is it used for?
Zostum o or Zostum o (Pivoxil) is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is used to treat diseases caused due to several bacterial infections such as exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (sudden worsening of symptoms due to bacterial infection in windpipe), community-acquired pneumonia (lung infection developed in the person who was not in the hospital), sore throat (pharyngitis), inflammation of tonsils (tonsillitis), and uncomplicated skin and skin-structure infections.

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