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Zyquin 400 mg Tablet

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Composition for Zyquin 400 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Zyquin 400 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Zyquin Tablet

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Uses of Zyquin Tablet

Zyquin 400 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Zyquin Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Zyquin are Headache, Dizziness, Vomiting, Nausea, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Zyquin Tablet

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. Zyquin 400 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zyquin Tablet works

Zyquin 400 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.

In Depth Information on Zyquin Tablet

Expert advice for Zyquin Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zyquin 400 mg Tablet 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 Zyquin 400 mg Tablet 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.
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Zyquin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zyquin Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zyquin 400 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zyquin 400 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, 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
Zyquin 400 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Zyquin 400 mg Tablet may cause diarrhea or rash in the baby
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
The most common side effects that can occur when taking Zyquin 400 mg Tablet are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Zyquin 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zyquin 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Take plenty of water while you are taking this medicine
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Zyquin 400 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zyquin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Zyquin 400 mg Tablet, 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 Zyquin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Gatifloxacin

Zyquin does not contain sulfa. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Zymaxid is the brand name for Zyquin eye solution
Q. Is gatifloxacin the same as ofloxacin?
Both gatifloxacin and ofloxacin belongs to the different class, i.e. gatifloxacin is second-generation fluoroquinolone whereas ofloxacin is older and first-generation, but their effect may vary upon individual condition or response
Zyquin treats bacterial eye infection (conjunctivitis or red eye) in adults and children older than 1 year of age
Zyquin is banned in India for systemic use in human by any route including oral and injectable. Its use as eye drop is not banned.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zyquin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zyquin with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox, Tizpa, Tizan
Zyquin with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin, Elegelin, Eldepryl
Zyquin with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin
Zyquin with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Novalgin, Analgin
Zyquin with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental, Kinetal, RB Flex
Zyquin with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Zyquin with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nimley, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Prolide, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Merisulide, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Zap, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Nisulid, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, Nim, Nimbet, Nimitis, Nimcox, Embulide, Mangolide, Naba, Nemosif, Solide, Flenim, Genlide, Nimjet, Nimuwin, Nise Mdt, Anafebrin, Nimbid, Nimotrin, Nimcet Juicy, Arpinim, Jumolid Kid, Orange N Juicy, Ranter, Pazz, Neopar, Disnim, Nimulet Kid, Nide, Blisulide, Nimsa, Nimucon, Nimuda, Nisul, Nyde, Nimford, Neulite S, Nimopen, Nimez, Nimuflam, Takeaway, Nimtop P, Nimular SP, Nimica, Nimumed, Nimegesic, Nimotas CD, Nimotas Kid, Zonim, Nam, Ransulide, Nimulex, Neemact, Neosulide, Ladex
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo
Zyquin with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Zyquin with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal, Pth
Zyquin with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Zyquin with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Zyquin with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Zyquin with Zolmitriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmist, Zolmit, Zolpax
Zyquin with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz, B Mine, Garbenz, Coolora, Uvdyne, Biqol, Edel, Bzynice
Zyquin with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux, Magasip
Zyquin with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin, Diosis, Sodanet, Nodosis, Auxisoda, Audosis, Sodapill, Nocidos, Sobinate, Sodarise
Zyquin with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Zyquin with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram, Prexol
Zyquin with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Zyquin with Acarbose
MODERATE
Zyquin with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Zyquin with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita

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