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Zyrox 150mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Zyrox 150mg Tablet

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Zyrox Tablet


Uses of Zyrox Tablet

Zyrox 150mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used in infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).

Zyrox Tablet side effects


Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.


How to use Zyrox 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. Zyrox 150mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Zyrox Tablet works

Zyrox 150mg Tablet 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 Zyrox Tablet

Expert advice for Zyrox Tablet

  • Zyrox 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 Zyrox.
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Zyrox Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zyrox Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Zyrox 150mg Tablet 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.
Zyrox 150mg Tablet 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.
Zyrox 150mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Zyrox 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zyrox 150mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Zyrox 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zyrox 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zyrox Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Zyrox 150mg 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 Zyrox Tablet

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Q. Is Zyrox an antibiotic?
Zyrox is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Zyrox prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis.
Q. Can I take Zyrox with food?
Zyrox is to be taken on an empty stomach at least 15 minutes before a meal. The Zyrox tablets should be taken with good amount of water.
Q. Does Zyrox treat streptococcal throat infection?
Zyrox is used to treat throat infection caused by Streptococcus pyogenes. It is also indicated for other upper respiratory tract infections like tonsillitis and sinusitis. If you think you are suffering from a streptococcal throat infection, please consult your doctor as it requires proper diagnosis before the start of antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Zyrox with codeine?
Zyrox can be taken with codeine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Zyrox treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Zyrox can treat lower urinary tract infections i.e. infections of the urinary bladder and urethra. However, please consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics for your condition as it is important to diagnose the infection before start of antibiotics.
Q. Is Zyrox safe?
Zyrox is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Zyrox contain penicillin?
Zyrox does not contain penicillin. Zyrox belongs to a group of antibiotics known as macrolides.
Q. Does Zyrox affect the contraceptive pill (birth control pills)?
Zyrox can decrease the level or effect of estradiol (a component of contraceptive pill) by affecting the normal bacteria in the gut and you may need to take an extra precaution. Please consult your doctor before taking Zyrox with the contraceptive pills.
Q. Does Zyrox make you drowsy?
Zyrox is not known to cause drowsiness. However, dizziness may occur when you have just started taking Zyrox. Hence, driving, operating machinery or other skillful activities should be avoided if you feel drowsy.
Q. Does Zyrox treat Chlamydia?
Zyrox is active against chlamydia species and is used for the treatment of infections caused by chlamydia. Please consult your doctor before taking any treatment if you have been diagnosed with chlamydial infection.
Q. Does Zyrox contain sulfur?
Zyrox does not contain sulfur. Please refer to the package insert for more information on the components.
Q. Can I take Zyrox with alcohol?
As with other medicines, it is not recommended to take Zyrox with alcohol, although there are no drug interactions reported. Please talk to your doctor before taking alcohol with any medicine.
Q. Can I take Zyrox with paracetamol?
Zyrox can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zyrox with ibuprofen?
Zyrox can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zyrox with pseudoephedrine?
Zyrox can be taken with pseudoephedrine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Zyrox safe during pregnancy?
The safety of Zyrox in pregnant women has not been established. Zyrox should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor.
Q. Is Zyrox a penicillin?
Zyrox is not a penicillin. Zyrox is a macrolide antibiotic.
Q. Is Zyrox same as erythromycin?
Zyrox and erythromycin are two different antibiotics which belong to the same group known as macrolides. However, they differ in the way they behave in the body. Zyrox, as compared to erythromycin, is more acid-stable and reaches better concentrations in blood and is active against more bacteria as compared to erythromycin. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Is Zyrox safe for breastfeeding?
Small amounts of Zyrox are excreted in the breast milk. Either breastfeeding or treatment of the mother should be discontinued as necessary. Please consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding and you are advised to take Zyrox.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

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