Zycin 500mg Injection

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Zycin 500mg Injection

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Liver
15.62
₹15.62/Injection
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Zycin Injection

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Uses of Zycin Injection

Zycin 500mg Injection 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 Zycin Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Zycin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Zycin Injection works

Zycin 500mg injection 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 Zycin Injection

Expert advice for Zycin Injection

  • Take Zycin only when prescribed by your doctor
  • Zycin can be taken with or without food
  • Do not take aluminum and magnesium containing antacids with Zycin. It should be taken one hour before or two hours after taking antacids
  • Zycin commonly causes nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Contact your doctor immediately in case you experience any allergic reaction like severe skin rash while taking Zycin
  • Use of Zycin during pregnancy is not advisable until considered absolutely necessary by your physician
  • Breastfeeding should be stopped while taking Zycin. It is recommended to discard the milk during the treatment and up till 2 days after discontinuation of Zycin
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Warnings
Special precautions for Zycin 500mg Injection
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zycin 500mg Injection.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zycin 500mg Injection 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
Zycin 500mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Huma
n 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Zycin 500mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Zycin 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zycin 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Zycin 500mg Injection is generally not advisable in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
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Zycin 500mg Injection 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 Zycin 500mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

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 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.
Q. Are Zycin and erythromycin same?
No, Zycin and erythromycin are two different antibiotics but belong to the same class of antibiotics. They differ in their action against different bacteria.
Zycin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your 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.
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