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Zycin 250mg Capsule

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Composition for Zycin 250mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Zycin 250mg Capsule

Bacterial infections of the eye, Conjunctivitis, Bacterial infections
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71.85
₹11.97/Capsule
6 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Zycin Capsule

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Uses of Zycin Capsule

Zycin 250mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye, conjunctivitis, 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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Zycin Capsule side effects

Common

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Zycin Capsule

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. Zycin 250mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zycin Capsule works

Zycin 250mg Capsule is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Zycin Capsule

Expert advice for Zycin Capsule

  • Zycin 250mg Capsule 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 Zycin 250mg Capsule.
  • Your doctor has prescribed Zycin 250mg Capsule to treat bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
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Zycin Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Zycin Capsule
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zycin 250mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zycin 250mg Capsule 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
Zycin 250mg Capsule 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.
Driving
SAFE
Zycin 250mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Zycin 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zycin 250mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zycin 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zycin 250mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zycin Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Zycin 250mg Capsule, 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 Zycin Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Azithromycin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zycin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zycin with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft, Rapolax
Zycin with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Zycin with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmist, Zolmit, Zolpax
Zycin with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Zycin with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almotan, Almigra, Almogril
Zycin with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Zycin with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Zycin with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Zycin with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Zycin with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Zycin with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Zycin with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Zycin with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Zycin with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac, Buson
Zycin with Fenticonazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenticonazole: Fenza
Zycin with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Zycin with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Zycin with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Zycin with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate, Becoride, Bevent
Zycin with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Zycin with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Zycin with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Zycin with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan, Virodin
Zycin with Lovastatin
SERIOUS
Zycin with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Zycin with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Zycin with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Zycin with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Zycin with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Zycin with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S, Q Spin
Zycin with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Zycin with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Zycin with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant: Ozurdex
Zycin with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
Zycin with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Zycin with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Zycin with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebibast, Stin, Ebasil, Temasil, Ecbast
Zycin with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
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