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Composition for Zithium Products

Zithium Products are primarily used for

About Zithium Products

Uses of Zithium Products

Azithromycin 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 and lungs (pneumonia).

Zithium Products side effects


Side Effects of Zithium are Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain.

How Zithium Products work

Azithromycin is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

Patient Concerns about Zithium Products

Frequently asked questions about Zithium Products

Frequently asked questions about Azithromycin

Q. Is Zithium 250mg Tablet safe?
Zithium 250mg Tablet is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. What if I don't get better?
You should inform your doctor if you do not notice any improvement in your symptoms after 3 days of taking Zithium 250mg Tablet. Also, if your symptoms get worse, inform your doctor immediately.
Q. Can the use of Zithium 250mg Tablet cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Zithium 250mg Tablet can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. Can Zithium 250mg Tablet be taken at night?
Zithium 250mg Tablet are usually prescribed once daily. You can take it at anytime of the day, but remember to take it at the same time each day. The medicine should be taken 1 hour before meals or 2 hours after eating food. You can take the tablet preparation with or without food. However, you must take Zithium 250mg Tablet exactly as advised by your doctor and ask your doctor if you have any doubts.
Q. How long does it take Zithium 250mg Tablet to work?
Zithium 250mg Tablet starts working within a few hours of taking it. You may notice improvement in symptoms after a few days. Do not stop taking the medicine without completing the course mentioned by your doctor. Stopping the medicine without consulting you doctor may cause the infection to come back which may be more difficult to treat.
Q. Why is Zithium 250mg Tablet given for 3 days?
The duration of treatment depends on the type of infection being treated and the age of the patient. Zithium 250mg Tablet is not necessarily given for 3 days. In most of the bacterial infections, a single dose of 500 mg is given for 3 days. Alternatively, it can be given as 500 mg once on day 1 and then 250 mg once from day 2 to day 5. In some cases of infection such as genital ulcer disease, it is given as a single 1 gram dose. Therefore, it is important that you stick to the regime advised by your doctor.
Q. What should I avoid while taking Zithium 250mg Tablet?
Generally, it is recommended that patients taking Zithium 250mg Tablet should avoid taking any antacid with this medicine as this can affect the overall effectiveness of Zithium 250mg Tablet. It is also recommended to avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning bed as Zithium 250mg Tablet increases the risk of sunburn.
Q. Is Zithium 250mg Tablet a strong antibiotic?
Zithium 250mg Tablet is an effective antibiotic which is used for the treatment of many bacterial infections. Compared to other antibiotics, Zithium 250mg Tablet has a longer half life which means that it stays in the body for a long time because of which it is given once a day and for short span of time. Other antibiotics comparatively have a shorter half life and are usually given twice, thrice or four times a day.
Q. Can you get a yeast infection from taking Zithium 250mg Tablet?
Some people may get a fungal or yeast infection known as thrush after taking Zithium 250mg Tablet. Antibiotics such as Zithium 250mg Tablet can kill the normal or ‘good bacteria’ of your intestine which are responsible to prevent thrush. You should inform your doctor if you get a sore or vaginal itching or discharge. Also inform your doctor if you get white mouth or tongue after taking Zithium 250mg Tablet or soon after stopping it.

Products for Zithium

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Zithium DS 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension
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Zithium 100mg/5ml Oral Suspension
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Zithium 500 Tablet
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