Zithromax 200 MG - Azithromycin 200 mg

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Zithromax 200 MG - Azithromycin 200 mg

Generic: Azithromycin 200 Oral Suspension

Manufacturer: Cipla

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Zithromax belongs to the group of Macrolides. Azithromycin is the main medicament present in Zithromax 200mg. Azithromycin is used to treat an extensive diversity of bacterial infections. It inhibits and kills the growth of bacteria or microorganisms. Zithromax also prevents from many infections caused by bacteria and microorganisms. It is the safest Antibiotic and has a longer period of action.

Zithromax is the main Antibiotic which helps to overcome the symptoms of certain infections. It also fights against some bacteria and microorganisms. Azithromycin is the main ingredient present in the Zithromax oral suspension 200 mg. Zithromax comes under the category of Macrolides. Azithromycin inhibits or kills the growth of bacteria and microorganisms interfering in the synthesis of protein.  Azithromycin binds to the 50S subunit of bacterial ribosome and inhibits the transformation of mRNA. Azithromycin derived from the erythromycin Antibiotics. It should be consumed alone or with a mixture of some drugs to treat infections like respiratory infection, skin infection, gastrointestinal infections and sexually transmitted infections.

Indications of Zithromax oral suspension- 200 mg

  • Zithromax is used in the management of a wide range of bacterial infections.
  • Zithromax also treats Non-gonococcal urethritis (inflammation of urethra) and Cervicitis (inflammation of uterine cervix) due to Chlamydia trachomatis (sexually transmitted disease).

How to administer Zithromax oral suspension- unwrap the packet and the entire drug is dissolved in 120 ml of water. Stir the mixture and imbibe the whole suspension instantly at one time. The single dose of Zithromax oral suspension is administered not more than 1000mg. Shake well before use. Don’t use the Antibiotics in excess amount. Antibiotics should be used with some cautions. If you consume any Antacids that contain aluminum and magnesium wait at least 3 to 3 hours before or after taking Zithromax, because Antacids reduces the absorption of Zithromax antibiotics. 

  • difficulty in breathing, fever, redness of the skin.

Drug interactions of Zithromax oral suspension- 200 mg

These are those medicines that block the effects of Zithromax when they are consuming in mixture;

  • Antimalarial drugs- Chloroquinine, Mefloquine, Bulaquine
  • Other Antibiotics- Erythromycin, Clarithromycin and Tetracycline
  • Anticancer drugs- 5- Fluro uracil, Methotrexate
  • Anticoagulant drugs- Warfarin and Heparin
  • Antiarrhythmic  drugs- Quinidine, Procainamide, Pimozide and Sotalol

Contraindications of Zithromax oral suspension- 200 mg

Under some medical conditions this medicine is prohibited;

  •  Zithromax Antibiotic is contraindicated in child below than 6 months.
  • Zithromax is not administered by those patients who are hypersensitive to Azithromycin and other its medicament.
  • Zithromax is not given to those patients who are suffering from hepatic dysfunction problem.

Storage conditions of Zithromax oral suspension-200 mg

The Zithromax oral suspension should be stored below mentioned conditions;

  • Zithromax stored at room temperature 300 C.
  • It should be kept away from moisture and sunlight.
  • Keep away from children and pets.
  • Zithromax oral suspension store in a refrigerator.
  • It should be kept in cool and dry place.

Dosage of Zithromax oral suspension- 200 mg

  • Zithromax for oral suspension single dose 1 gm packet can be administered with or without food items. Zithromax oral suspension is not for pediatric patients.
  • For treatment of sexually transmitted disease- The prescribed dose of Zithromax oral suspension is single 1 gram dose (1000mg).
  • For treatment of Mycobacterial infections- The recommended dose of Zithromax is 600 mg within 24 hours in combination with Ethambutol 15mg per kg.

Missed dose of Zithromax oral suspension-200 mg

Administer the missed dose when you remember, but more than 1 hour after taking a food. Skip the missed dose and take the medicine at your next regularly scheduled time.Never take the 2 doses of Zithromax at the same time.

Overdose of Zithromax oral suspension- 200 mg

In case of overdosing of Zithromax immediately consult your doctor and physicians and take medical treatment.

Some signs and symptoms of Zithromax are stomach disturb, diarrhea, feeling of nausea and skin rashes.

Side effects of Zithromax oral suspension -200 mg

  • Some adverse effect while taking Zithromax 200 mg- Feeling of wooziness, mild stomach pain, mild diarrhea and vaginal itching or discharge, weakness, fatigue, pain in muscles or joints, rigorous headache, loss of enthusiasm, taste change, loss of hearing and ringing sounds in the ears.
  • Severe unpleasant effects, when you are consuming Zithromax 200 mg – bloody stool, persistent diarrhea, pain in abdomen region, swelling of face, mouth and lips, difficulty in breathing, fever, redness of the skin.

Precautions of Zithromax oral suspension-200 mg

Some precautions should be followed before taking Zithromax oral suspension-200 mg;

  • Avoid consumption of Antacids that contain magnesium and aluminum before or after you get Zithromax.
  • Avoid contact to sunlight because Zithromax makes you sunburn, use sunscreen lotion and wear sun protecting clothes.
  • If you are suffering from any myasthenia Gravis, liver or kidney disease, always use Zithromax with some cautions.

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