Zithrox LX 500 mg/500 mg Tablet

Introduction

Zithrox LX 500 mg/500 mg Tablet is a combination medicine. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection.

Zithrox LX 500 mg/500 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine and it is to be taken it as suggested by the doctor. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine. The medicine may take some to show its effects on the symptoms. However, it is advised to consult the doctor if you feel an aggravation of the condition or if your condition does not improve.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, etc. To cope up with the side effects, you can take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. Generally, serious side effects are rare. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Patients with liver and kidney ailments must take this medicine with proper consultation and caution. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with the doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. During the treatment, you must take adequate rest for a faster recovery. While on the medication, your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Zithrox LX Tablet

  • Bacterial infections

Side effects of Zithrox LX 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 Zithrox LX

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)

How to use Zithrox LX 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. Zithrox LX 500 mg/500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zithrox LX Tablet works

Zithrox LX 500 mg/500 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Levofloxacin and Azithromycin. Levofloxacin works by preventing the bacteria from reproducing and repairing themselves. Azithromycin stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Zithrox LX 500 mg/500 mg Tablet.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zithrox LX 500 mg/500 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zithrox LX 500 mg/500 mg 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

UNSAFE
Zithrox LX 500 mg/500 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

CAUTION
Zithrox LX 500 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zithrox LX 500 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CAUTION
Zithrox LX 500 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zithrox LX 500 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.