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Zithrox Lx Tablet

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Zithrox Lx Tablet Description

Zithrox Lx Tablet is an antibiotic medication. It contains a combination of azithromycin and levofloxacin as active substances. Zithrox Lx Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of t

he sinuses, lungs (bronchitis, pneumonia), urinary tract, prostate gland, ear, throat (tonsillitis, pharyngitis), skin, and soft tissue. This medicine works by preventing further growth as well as killing the infection-causing bacteria. Take Zithrox Lx Tablet in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Before starting Zithrox Lx Tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant/breastfeeding and about your complete medical history.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹123.42
You Save₹21.78 (15% on MRP)
ContainsLevofloxacin(500.0 Mg) + Azithromycin(500.0 Mg)
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, diarrhoea, vomiting, nausea
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Uses of Zithrox Lx Tablet

  • Zithrox Lx Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of:
  • • sinuses,
  • • lungs (bronchitis, pneumonia),
  • • urinary tract,
  • • prostate gland,
  • • ear,
  • • throat (tonsillitis, pharyngitis),
  • • skin, and
  • • soft tissue.

Contraindications of Zithrox Lx Tablet

  • If you are allergic to levofloxacin, azithromycin, erythromycin, or to any of the other ingredients of Zithrox Lx Tablet.
  • If you are allergic to any other quinolone antibiotics such as moxifloxacin, ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, or any other macrolide or ketolide antibiotics. If you are not sure what these medicines are, ple...
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  • If you have a history of fits/seizures.
  • If you have a history of problems with your tendons such as tendonitis that was related to treatment with a quinolone antibiotic.
  • If you are a child or a growing adolescent.
  • If you are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

Side effects of Zithrox Lx Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea

Precautions and Warnings of Zithrox Lx Tablet



Can I take Zithrox Lx Tablet during pregnancy?
Zithrox Lx Tablet is contraindicated for use during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Zithrox Lx Tablet while breastfeeding?
Zithrox Lx Tablet is contraindicated for use in breastfeeding women.


Can I drive if I have consumed Zithrox Lx Tablet?
Zithrox Lx Tablet may cause dizziness, drowsiness, and vision disturbances. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Zithrox Lx Tablet?
Limited information is available on the interaction of Zithrox Lx Tablet with alcohol. Ask your doctor for advice on the use of alcohol with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have experienced any side effects in the past like skin rashes, skin peeling, blistering and/or mouth sores when taking a quinolone or a fluoroquinolone.
  • You are 60 years of age or older.
  • You are taking medicines called corticosteroids or ergotamine derivatives.
  • You have had fits/seizures in the past.
  • You are elderly (above 60 years of age) or have received an organ transplant.
  • You have had damage to your brain due to a stroke or other brain injury.
  • You have kidney or liver problems.
  • You have a condition called glucose – 6 – phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.
  • You had mental health problems.
  • You have a history of heart problems, like if you were born with or have a family history of the prolonged QT interval, salt imbalance in the blood, very slow heart rhythm, heart failure, or a history...
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  • You are female or elderly or you are taking other medicines that result in abnormal ECG changes.
  • You have or have a family history of an enlargement or "bulge" of a large blood vessel - a condition called aortic aneurysm or large vessel peripheral aneurysm.
  • You have had a tear in the aorta wall.
  • You have leaking heart valves (heart valve regurgitation).
  • You have a family history of aortic dissection or congenital heart valve disease, or other conditions like connective tissue disorders, vascular disorders, or endocarditis.
  • You are diabetic.
  • You have a condition called myasthenia gravis.
  • You experience sudden, severe pain in your abdomen, chest or back.
  • You experience shortness of breath, swelling of your ankles, feet, or abdomen, or heart palpitations.
  • You develop skin reactions like reddish spots or circular patches, rashes, ulcers of the mouth, throat, nose, genitals, and eyes, fever and/or flu-like symptoms.
  • You develop pain and swelling in the joints and inflammation or rupture of tendons.
  • You start having severe, persistent, and/or bloody diarrhoea during or after treatment with Zithrox Lx Tablet.
  • You are going to be exposed to strong sunlight for long durations.

Mode of Action of Zithrox Lx Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Zithrox Lx Tablet contains a combination of azithromycin and levofloxacin as active substances.
  • Azithromycin prevents the protein synthesis in the bacteria which kills or inhibits the growth of infection-causing bacteria.
  • Levofloxacin prevents bacteria from producing certain chemicals that are essential for bacterial growth and reproduction. This results in the death of the bacteria that cause infection.

Directions for Use of Zithrox Lx Tablet

  • Take Zithrox Lx Tablet as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not cut, break, or chew the medicine.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
  • Do not discontinue the medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.

Interactions of Zithrox Lx Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Zithrox Lx Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Do not take Zithrox Lx Tablet if you are taking medicines derived from ergots like dihydroergotamine, ergonovine (used for migraine headaches and to prevent excessive bleeding after childbirth), iron ...
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  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking atorvastatin (for treating abnormal/high cholesterol levels), hydroxychloroquine (used to treat malaria), corticosteroids (used for treating inflammat...
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Storage and disposal of Zithrox Lx Tablet

  • Store Zithrox Lx Tablet in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Zithrox Lx Tablet


Symptoms of overdose of Zithrox Lx Tablet include dizziness, confusion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, and loss of hearing. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor imm...
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Missed a Dose

You should never miss your dose of antibiotics as it may increase your risk of re-infection. If you missed any dose of Zithrox Lx Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next do...
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Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is Zithrox Lx Tablet used for?

  • Zithrox Lx Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of:
  • • sinuses,
  • • lungs (bronchitis, pneumonia),
  • • urinary tract,
  • • prostate gland,
  • • ear,
  • • throat (tonsillitis, pharyngitis),
  • • skin, and
  • • soft tissue.

Q: Is Zithrox Lx Tablet banned in India?

  • Yes, the Health Ministry has banned the fixed medicine combination (FDC) of azithromycin and levofloxacin, which includes Zithrox Lx Tablet.
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