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Zinox 200mg Tablet

By GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 649.50
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Garenoxacin(200.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Antibiotic

Medical Description

Zinox 200 Tablet contains Garenoxacin, an antibiotic used to treat respiratory tract infection caused by susceptible bacteria. Zinox 200 Tablet works by stopping and killing the growth of bacteria that cause infection. Always use sunscreen while on this medicine. Provide detailed information about medical conditions and medications, along with family history to your doctor. You may experience headache, dizziness, diarrhoea and stomach pain as a side effect of this medicine. However, these are temporary and get resolved on their own. If these symptoms do not resolve or get worse, consult with your doctor.
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Uses of Zinox 200mg Tablet

Zinox 200 Tablet is used for the treatment of respiratory tract infection caused by bacteria.

Contraindications of Zinox 200mg Tablet

If you are allergic to Garenoxacin or any other component of the Zinox 200 Tablet.

Side effects of Zinox 200mg Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Rash
  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain
  • Photosensitivity
  • Seizures
  • Irregular heartbeat

Precautions and Warnings of Zinox 200mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Zinox 200 Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of the Zinox 200 Tablet on pregnancy. It is recommended not to take this medicine unless prescribed by your doctor after considering it to be safe and necessary. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Zinox 200 Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of the Zinox 200 Tablet on nursing mothers. It might pass into the breastmilk and may be harmful to the baby. It is recommended not to take this medicine unless prescribed by your doctor after considering it to be safe and necessary. Inform your doctor if you are a breastfeeding mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Zinox 200 Tablet?
A:
Zinox 200 Tablet may cause a disturbance in consciousness. Hence, it is recommended to stay alert while driving or avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zinox 200 Tablet?
A:
The effect of alcohol on the Zinox 200 Tablet has not been studied. Talk to your doctor if you consume it too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You had an allergic reaction after consuming medicine belonging to a similar class.
  • You have or had heart diseases, including aortic aneurysm, aortic dissection.
  • You are on any medication.
  • You have a history of fits, hypotension, arrhythmia, diabetes or myasthenia gravis.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Avoid exposure of direct or indirect sunlight when on Zinox 200 Tablet, always use sunscreen.

Mode of Action of Zinox 200mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Zinox 200 Tablet works by inhibiting the multiplication of the bacteria, stopping the growth.

Directions for Use of Zinox 200mg Tablet

Zinox 200 Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
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Interactions of Zinox 200mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible drug interactions.

Storage and disposal of Zinox 200mg Tablet

  • Store at temperature below 25°C in a cool, dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Zinox 200mg Tablet

Overdose

If you have taken too much of Zinox 200 Tablet, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Zinox 200 Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose, skip the missed one and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Zinox 200 when I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking Zinox 200 Tablet before the prescribed duration. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. You should complete the full course of treatment else there are chances of recurrence of an infection.

Q: Can the use of Zinox Tablet cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes, the use of Zinox 200 Tablet can cause diarrhoea along with the desired effect but not everyone gets them. It is an antibiotic that kills both good and bad bacteria when good bacteria present in the intestine gets killed it can cause diarrhoea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q: What precautions do I need to take while taking Zinox 200 Tablet?

A: Avoid direct or indirect exposure of sunlight or Ultraviolet light during the therapy with Zinox 200 Tablet. Apply sunscreen. Avoid taking any other medicines while on this medicine. Inform your doctor if you have any health condition including fits. Reach out to the doctor soon if you experience fits, irregular heartbeats or any other symptoms.

Q: Is Zinox Tablet effective?

A: Zinox 200 Tablet is effective if you take it at dose and duration advised by your doctor. If you stop taking this tablet once you start feeling good, the chance of recurrence of the infection increases.

Q: Can Zinox 200 Tablet be used to treat an ear infection?

A: No, Zinox 200 Tablet cannot be used to treat an ear infection.
Last Updated on: 22 Mar 2021 | 04:32 PM (IST)
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