Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension

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Uses of Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension

Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial Infections

Side effects of Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension

The most common side effects of Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension are - Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension

Do not use Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension if you are allergic to - Azithromycin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension works

Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension contains - Azithromycin

Azithromycin binds to a ribosomal subunit of susceptible bacteria, blocking peptide translocation and inhibiting RNA-dependent protein synthesis. Drug concentrates in phagocytes, macrophages, and fibroblasts, which release it slowly and may help move it to infection sites.

Dosage of Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension

The dosage of Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension

If you forget to take a dose of Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Consult your doctor before taking this medicine to avoid an overdose.

Onset of Action Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension

It takes about 2 to 3 hour to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 2 to 4 days.

Precautions & Warnings

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  • Alcohol Not found any harmful side effects with Alcohol consumption.

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  • Pregnancy This medicine is safe to use during pregnancy. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.

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  • Breastfeeding This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.

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  • Driving This medicine usually causes no problems in your driving.

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  • Kidney This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Liver This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

... Frequently Asked Questions About Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension

Q.1) Can I buy Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension. Q.2) What are the usages of Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension? Ans. Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension is used to treat Bacterial Infections such as throat infections, lung infections, skin infection, respiratory tract infections caused by bacteria. Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension only treats bacterial infections and doesn?t work for infections like flu, common cold or other viral infections. Q.3) How does Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension work? Ans. Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension contains Azithromycin - Azithromycin binds to a ribosomal subunit of susceptible bacteria, blocking peptide translocation and inhibiting RNA-dependent protein synthesis. Drug concentrates in phagocytes, macrophages, and fibroblasts, which release it slowly and may help move it to infection sites. Q.4) What are the side effects of Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension? Ans. The common side effects of Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension are Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy. Q.5) Is Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension banned in India? Ans. Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension safe to use? Ans. Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension is safe to use if you are not allergic to Azithromycin and you don't have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant and lactating women, consult your doctor before taking this medicine. To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines. Q.7) How to use Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension? Ans. Take Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension as prescribed by your doctor, you can take this medicine with or without food. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension? Ans. Not found any harmful side effects with Alcohol consumption. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension last? Ans. Effect of Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension lasts for an average of 2-4 days. Q.10) What if I miss a dose of Zithrox 200mg/5ml Suspension? Ans. Take the missed dose as soon as you remember about it. If it is close to your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take two doses at the same time.

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Interaction

Drug :- antacids that contain aluminum or magnesium: Possibly decreased peak blood azithromycin level, but extent of absorption is unchanged.

carbamazepine, cyclosporine, phenytoin, terfenadine drugs metabolized by P-450 cytochrome system: Possibly increased blood levels of these drugs.

digoxin: Possibly increased blood digoxin level.

dihydroergotamine, ergotamine: Possibly severe peripheral vasospasm and abnormal sensations acute ergot toxicity HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors: Increased risk of severe myopathy or rhabdomyolysis.

pimozide: Possibly sudden death.

oral anticoagulants: Possibly potentiated effects of oral anticiagulants.

theophylline: Possibly increased blood theophylline level.

triazolam: Possibly decreased excretion and increased therapeutic effects of triazolam.

warfarin: Possibly increased anticoagulation.

Food :- Dramatically increased absorption rate of azithromycin.

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  • Dr. Swaroop Choudhari, MD
  • Dr. Swaroop Choudhari, MD Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective f...
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    Dr. Swaroop Choudhari, MD Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.
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