Zithrox 100mg Suspension 15ml

Bacterial Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION contains Azithromycin which belongs to the group of medicines called Macrolides. It is used in children to treat infections caused by bacteria and other micro-organisms which include chest, throat, and nasal infections such as bronchitis, pneumonia, tonsillitis, sore throat and sinusitis.

It is also used to treat ear infections (such as acute otitis media) and skin & soft tissue infections (such as an abscess or boil) in affected children which is also indicated for use to treat sexually transmitted diseases (caused by organisms such as chlamydia trachomatis/ Neisseria gonorrhoea) in the affected child.

ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in children allergic to azithromycin, other antibiotics such as erythromycin/clarithromycin (macrolides), and/or ketolides.

Before administering ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION, inform your doctor if the child has diabetes, myasthenia gravis (a condition marked by weak muscles), heart problems, liver problems (such as an impaired hepatic function), and/or kidney problems (such as impaired renal function).

ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women since it is used only in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years). It is also not recommended for use in elderly patients.

The most common side effects of administering ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION in children are stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhoea, flatulence, dizziness, headache, skin rash, or itching. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms become worse in the child.

USES OF ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION

Used in paediatric patients:

  • To treat infections caused by bacteria and other micro-organisms which include chest, throat, and nasal infections
  • To treat ear infections such as acute otitis media and skin & soft tissue infections such as abscesses or boil
  • To treat sexually transmitted diseases caused by organisms such as chlamydia trachomatis/ Neisseria gonorrhoea

HOW ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION WORKS

ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION works by inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis (essential for the bacteria to grow) that results in its destruction thus preventing its growth and spread of infection in affected individuals.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Administer ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION in the child as advised by your physician. Shake well before use. Your doctor will decide the exact dose and duration of treatment for your child depending on the child’s age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION

COMMON

  • stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhoea, flatulence
  • dizziness, headache
  • numbness/pickling sensation
  • loss of appetite, taste disturbance
  • visual disturbances, deafness
  • skin rash, itching
  • joint pain
  • tiredness, weakness

UNCOMMON

  • yeast infections of the mouth and vagina
  • allergic reactions of varying severity
  • increased skin sensitivity to sunlight
  • feeling nervous
  • reduced sense of touch or sensations
  • sleepiness/sleeplessness
  • poor hearing/ringing in the ears
  • racing heartbeat, chest pain
  • constipation, fever
  • signs of inflammation of the liver such as jaundice (yellowing of skin and whites of eyes), loss of appetite, dark urine
  • general loss of strength
  • swelling
  • general discomfort

RARE

  • vertigo (spinning head)
  • agitation

Stop administering ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION and consult your doctor immediately in case the child experiences:

  • sudden wheeziness, difficulty in breathing, swelling of eyelids, face/lips, rash, and/or itching (affecting the whole body)
  • signs of serious bowel inflammation such as severe/prolonged diarrhoea
  • severe skin rash causing redness and flaking of the skin
  • rapid/irregular heartbeat
  • low blood pressure
  • angioedema (swelling underneath the skin)
  • signs of cholestatic jaundice such as yellowing of skin and whites of eyes, dark urine
  • dizziness, faint/ suffer from muscle weakness
  • serious skin reaction such as Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (associated with signs such as blistering of the skin, mouth, eyes and genitals), Toxic epidermal necrosis (associated with signs such as blistering of the skin), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (such as small, itchy red bumps)
  • Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis skin (associated with signs such as skin eruption with rapid appearance of red skin studded with small pustules)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea/vomiting:

Have the child take this medicine with or after a meal or a snack. Let the child stick to simple meals and avoid having rich or spicy food.

Constipation:

Ask the child to drink an adequate amount of water and include plenty of fruits and vegetables in the child’s diet. Constipation should go away after a few days followed by its administration in the child. If it persists for a longer time or becomes severe then consult your doctor.

Headache:

Ask the child to take rest and drink plenty of fluids. Headaches usually go away after the first week of administration of ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION. If it lasts more than a week or becomes severe, inform your doctor.

Diarrhoea:

Ask the child to drink lots of fluids such as water or fruit juices so that the child is sufficiently hydrated. Do not administer any medicine to treat the condition. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve or becomes worse.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in pregnant women as it is used only in children.

BREASTFEEDING

ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it is used only in children.

KIDNEY

ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION should be administered with caution in children with kidney problems such as impaired renal function. Consult your doctor before administering the medicine to the child.

LIVER

ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION should be administered with caution in children with liver problems such as impaired hepatic function. Consult your doctor before administering the medicine to the child.

ALLERGY

Do not administer ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION if the child is allergic to azithromycin, other antibiotics such as erythromycin/clarithromycin (macrolides), ketolides, and/or any other ingredients of this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION should be administered with caution in children with heart problems. Consult your doctor before administering the medicine to the child.

OTHERS

Before taking ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION inform your doctor if the child has:

  • diabetes
  • myasthenia gravis (a condition marked by weak muscles)
  • intolerance to certain sugars

Use in Pediatrics:

ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION is recommended for use in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years). Consult your doctor before administering the medicine to the child.

Use in Geriatrics:

ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in elderly patients as it is used only in children.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug – drug interactions:

Before taking ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION inform your doctor if you are taking the following medicines:

  • medicines used to treat migraine (Ex. ergotamine)
  • medicines used to prevent blood clots (Ex. warfarin)
  • ciclosporin (used to prevent transplanted organ rejection)
  • antacids (used to treat indigestion) Ex. aluminum hydroxide, magnesium carbonate
  • digoxin (used to treat heart failure)
  • colchicine (used for gout and familial Mediterranean fever)
  • terfenadine (used for skin allergy)
  • hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine (medicines used to treat malaria)

Overdosage:

If the child or anyone else accidentally take too much of ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION, Consult and inform your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Azithromycin
Pharmacological Category :   Macrolides
Therapeutic Indication :  

Infections caused by bacteria and other microorganisms including chest, throat, nasal, ear, skin & soft tissue infections and sexually transmitted diseases in children

Dosage Forms :  

Oral Suspension, Suspension, Dry Syrup, Capsule, Tablet, Dispersable Tablet, Eye Drops, Eye Ointment, Gel, Injection, Infusion, Liquid

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION

What is ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION used for?

ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION is used in children to treat infections caused by bacteria and other micro-organisms which include chest, throat, and nasal infections (such as bronchitis, pneumonia, tonsillitis, sore throat and sinusitis). It is also used to treat ear infections (such as acute otitis media) and skin & soft tissue infections (such as an abscess or boil) in affected children which is also indicated for use to treat sexually transmitted diseases (caused by organisms such as chlamydia trachomatis/ Neisseria gonorrhoea) in the affected child.

How does ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION work?

ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION works by inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis (essential for the bacteria to grow) that results in its destruction thus preventing its growth and spread of infection in affected individuals.

What are the most common side effects of taking ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION?

The most common side effects of administering ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION in children are stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhoea, flatulence, dizziness, headache, skin rash, and/or itching. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms become worse in the child.

What do I do if I forgot to administer ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION to the child?

If you forget to administer ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION, then administer the medicine as soon as you can. Have the child take the next dose at the right time. Do not double the dose to make up for a forgotten dose in the child.

What happens to the child if a high dose ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION is administered?

If a child or anyone else accidentally takes too much of ZITHROX 100MG SUSPENSION, then consult and inform your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital to manage overdose symptoms.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Macrolide, Lincosamide, Glycopeptide and Other Antibacterial Antibiotics; Urinary Antiseptics. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 755

2. Michael J Parnham , Vesna Erakovic Haber, Evangelos J Giamarellos-Bourboulis, Gianpaolo Perletti , Geert M Verleden, Robin Vos. Azithromycin: mechanisms of action and their relevance for clinical applications. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. PubMed.gov.  August 2014. [Accessed on 6th October 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24631273/

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4. Zuventus HealthCare Ltd. AZITUS SUSPENSION. [Accessed on 6th October 2022] http://www.zuventus.co.in/patient_wise_products_selected.aspx?Medi_Id=68

5. Centurion Healthcare Private Limited. Trozith.  [Accessed on 6th October 2022] https://www.centurionhealthcare.com/product-detail/azithromycin-oral-suspension-usp-200-mg-5-ml-40-mg-ml

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Bacterial Culture Test
  • Complete blood count

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    25 g
    Ingredient
    AZITHROMYCIN 100MG
    Hsn Code
    30042064
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Zithrox 100mg Suspension 15ml

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