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Zithrox 100mg Susp 15ml

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By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
15ml Suspension in Bottle
28.96*
MRP 36.20
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Azithromycin(100.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Zithrox 100mg Susp 15ml contains azithromycin. It is a higher antibiotic.
    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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uses

Uses of Zithrox 100mg Susp 15ml

  • For bacterial infection of ears, lungs, throat, wind pipe, nasal passage and tonsils
  • Genital infections and Sexually transmitted diseases like Chlamydia & Neisseria infections
  • Pneumonia or lung infection due to coming in contact with infected person (CAP)
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
contraindications

Contraindications of Zithrox 100mg Susp 15ml

If you have any allergic reaction to it or any other antibiotic from same class like erythromycin.
sideEffects

Side effects of Zithrox 100mg Susp 15ml

  • Dizziness, headache, pricking sensation, joint pain, tiredness
  • Impaired sense of taste and vision, deafness
  • Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, flatulence, indigestion
  • Skin rashes, an urge to scratch, eating disorder or fear of getting weight
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Zithrox 100mg Susp 15ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zithrox 100mg Susp 15ml during pregnancy?
A:
It is recommended not to use this medicine if you are pregnant unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zithrox 100mg Susp 15ml while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine passes in breast milk in small quantities. Breast feeding is not advised when you are on this medicine. If it is really required to be taken by a breastfeeding women watch out for symptoms of rashes, diarrhoea and sleepiness in your breastfed baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Zithrox 100mg Susp 15ml?
A:
If you observe or experience any side effect like dizziness, fits you should not drive or use machines. Contact your doctor or pharmacist for further information.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zithrox 100mg Susp 15ml?
A:
You should not consume alcohol along with this medicine as it can exaggarate the side effects of antibiotics like stomach upset, dizziness and drowsiness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have heart problems or abnormal heart rhythms
  • You experience severe and persistent diarrhoea after taking this medicine
  • You have kidney or liver problems
  • You have muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis)
  • You have any neurological or psychiatric or mental problems
  • Low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood
  • You have any allergic reactions like swollen throat, face, rash, fever, breathing difficulty, any other infection
  • You are suffering from diabetes
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Zithrox 100mg Susp 15ml

How Does It Work?

This medicine works by inhibiting the growth and killing of bacteria responsible for causing infection.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Zithrox 100mg Susp 15ml

  • Take it as instructed by your doctor, it can be taken with or without food.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Complete the course of antibiotic medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Zithrox 100mg Susp 15ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to reduce stomach acid called antacids should be take with minum gap of one hour with this medicine.
  • Medicines used for migraine headaches such as ergotamine should not be used concomitantly.
  • Other medicines such as medicine used during heart failure like digoxin, medicine used to treat gout like colchicine, immune system modifying medicine like cyclosporin, medicines used to stop blood cl...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zithrox 100mg Susp 15ml

  • It should be stored at room temperature, away from direct sunlight or heat
  • Keep out reach of children.
  • Do not take this medicine after expiry date which is mentioned on the medicine.
dosage

Dosage of Zithrox 100mg Susp 15ml

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may be diarrhoea, loss of hearing, feeling sick. Immediately inform your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

You Sould never miss your dose of antibiotic medicne and complete the entire course for effective treatment. If you missed any dose of medicine take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your n...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Zithrox 100mg Susp 15ml if I feel better?

A: No, it may decrease the effectiveness of treatment and will increase the resistance of bacteria. Always inform your doctor if you want to stop treatment.

Q: I am allergic to clarithromycin, can I take azithromycin?

A: No, you should not take this medicine if you have allergy to clarithromycin. You should also never take other medicines from the same class of antibiotics (macrolides) eg Clarithromucin, Erythromycin, Roxithromycin, Azithromycin and Fidaxomicin.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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