Zanocin DS tablet is an antibiotic used in certain bacterial infections such as infection of lungs, airways, throat, skin, soft tissues and urinary tract. It contains ofloxacin as its active component. It is not to be used in viral infections like flu, cold etc. Take the medicine as prescribed and for the exact duration. Not completing the course of antibiotics or the missing dose of antibiotics can fail therapy. You should also tell the doctor about the medicines, herbs, supplements you take and the conditions or diseases you are suffering from, before starting the medicine....
Q: For how long do I need to take Zanocin DS tablet?
You need to complete the full course of Zanocin DS tablet, as per the doctor's prescribed duration.
You may feel fine after a few doses but it is important to complete the course.
If you stop it, there may be chances of infection reoccurring or not responding to the antibiotic in the future.
Q: Any specific caution is needed when taking Zanocin DS tablet?
A: When on treatment with Zanocin DS tablet, be careful and do not expose yourself to the sunrays. It results in sunburns and rashes. Ensure even after stopping the treatment, you are not exposed too much to the sun for the next 48 hours.
Q: What is the dosage of Zanocin DS tablet?
A: Zanocin DS tablet should be taken only after consulting the doctor. You should take the medicine in doses, frequency and duration as per the doctor’s advice.
Q: Is Zanocin DS tablet habit forming?
A: No, habit-forming tendencies have not been reported with Zanocin DS tablet.
Q: Is diarrhoea a side effect of this medicine?
A: Yes, you may experience diarrhoea after taking the medicine as it is an antibiotic. It affects the normal bacterial flora of the gut along with harmful bacteria. In case of severe diarrhoea, reach out to the doctor.