Zanocin Oz Tablet

Zanocin Oz Tablet

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Zanocin Oz Tablet Description

Zanocin OZ tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of diarrhoea due to mixed infections in adults. This antibiotic medicine is a combination of ofloxacin and ornidazole as activ...
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ContainsOfloxacin(200.0 Mg),Ornidazole(500.0 Mg)
UsesDiarrhoea due to bacterial infection
Side effectsNausea, sleeplessness, headache, dizziness, rashes
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Zanocin Oz Tablet

Zanocin OZ tablet is used to treat diarrhoea of mixed infection.

Contraindications of Zanocin Oz Tablet

If you have an allergy to this medicine or any of the ingredient of Zanocin OZ tablet.

Side effects of Zanocin Oz Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Sleeplessness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Rashes
  • Dry mouth

Precautions and Warnings of Zanocin Oz Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zanocin OZ tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of this medicine in pregnancy. Hence it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zanocin OZ tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Avoid use of this medicine if you are breastfeeding as there is no information is available on the use of Zanocin OZ tablet during breastfeeding. Consult with your doctor before breast-feeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Zanocin OZ tablet?
A:
You may feel sleepy, dizziness, visual disturbance, fits, body stiffness, loss of consciousness. Better do not drive or operate any machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zanocin OZ tablet?
A:
It is advised not to consume alcohol during the treatment, as it can impair with your driving ability and may also worsen the side effect like dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any pre-existing medical condition like liver or kidney problem, diabetes, hypertension or any kind of heart-related disorder, etc.
  • You experience pain or swelling in tendons or tendon rupture, muscle weakness, joint or muscle pain, nervousness, aggression, lack of sleep, mood changes, etc.
  • You may feel allergic reactions like fever, rashes, jaundice, difficulty in swallowing, fast heartbeat etc.
  • You experience loose stools, and frequent bowel or bloody diarrhoea.
  • You are diabetic, your blood glucose can drop.
  • Thus careful monitoring of blood glucose is needed. You are pregnant or breastfeeding. You experience sensitivity to light on exposure to natural or artificial sunlight.

Mode of Action of Zanocin Oz Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Zanocin OZ tablet works by the combined action of its two ingredients.
  • Ofloxacin inhibits the enzyme synthesis responsible for bacterial DNA replication, repair and recombination and thus inhibits their growth.
  • Ornidazole destructs the structural component of DNA and interrupts essential physiological processes in bacteria. The combined mechanism of these two components helps to fight against the infection-c...
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Directions for Use of Zanocin Oz Tablet

  • Zanocin OZ tablet can be taken with or without food.
  • Do not crush or chew it. Swallow the tablet as a whole with sufficient amount of water.

Interactions of Zanocin Oz Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Zanocin OZ tablet works or Zanocin OZ itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines if taken at the same time. Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supp...
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Storage and disposal of Zanocin Oz Tablet

  • Store in a cool and dry places in order to protect it from light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Zanocin Oz Tablet

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Zanocin Oz may include drowsiness, nausea, dizziness, hot and cold flushes, facial swelling, numbness, slurring of speech etc. Consult your doctor immediately incase of an o...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one. It is advisable not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it c...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long do I need to take Zanocin OZ tablet?

A: You are supposed to take this medicine as per the prescribed dosage duration by your physician. If you stop taking this early, before completing the treatment, it may decrease the effectiveness of treatment and will increase the resistance of bacteria or the infection may reoccur. Inform your doctor if you want to stop the treatment.

Q: What should I avoid while taking Zanocin OZ tablet?

A: Avoid exposure to direct sunlight. Wear a protective covering or use sunscreen to prevent sunburn. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration.

Q: Is Zanocin OZ an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Zanocin OZ tablet is an antibiotic medicine containing a combination of ornidazole and ofloxacin as it active ingredient.

Q: Is Zanocin OZ used for loose motion?

A: Yes, Zanocin OZ tablet is used for the treatment of diarrhoea due to mixed infections. Do not use this medicine on your own for loose motion as that could be due to viral infection, indigestion, contaminated food or disorders of digestive tract.

Q: When should I take Zanocin Oz?

A: Zanocin Oz should be taken exactly as directed by the doctor. Do not miss any dose or take it more than recommended by the doctor. Also it is important to take it at the same time every day for the prescribed duration.

Q: What is the function of Zanocin Oz?

  • Zanocin OZ tablet works by the combined action of its two ingredients.
  • Ofloxacin acta by inhibiting the enzyme synthesis responsible for bacterial DNA replication, repair and recombination and thus inhibits their growth.
  • Ornidazole destructs the structural component of DNA and interrupts essential physiological processes in bacteria. The combined mechanism of these two components helps to fight against the infection-c...
    Read more
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Last Updated on: 28 Apr 2022 | 01:13 PM (IST)

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