Zinox Tablet

Zinox Tablet

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Introduction

Zinox Tablet is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia). It cures the infection by stopping the further growth of the causative microorganisms.

Zinox Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food, preferably at a fixed time. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.

You may experience stomach pain and nausea as side effects of this medicine. These are usually temporary and resolves on its own, but please consult your doctor if it bothers you or persists for a longer duration. Diarrhea may also occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.

You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Special care should be taken in people with kidney problems while taking this medicine.

Uses of Zinox Tablet

  • Bacterial infections

Side effects of Zinox Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Zinox

  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Zinox Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Zinox Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zinox Tablet works

Zinox Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Zinox Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zinox Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zinox Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Zinox Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Zinox Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zinox Tablet is recommended.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Zinox Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zinox Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Zinox Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Zinox Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.