FAQs ABOUT ZURACEF DRY SYRUP
What is the use of ZURACEF DRY SYRUP?
ZURACEF DRY SYRUP is used to treat bacterial infections of the ear, nose, throat, sinus, respiratory tract (bronchus, lungs), urinary tract, biliary tract and genital tract. It can also be used in the treatment of typhoid fever.
How ZURACEF DRY SYRUP works in my body?
ZURACEF DRY SYRUP is a powerful antibiotic with bacteriostatic properties. It kills the susceptible bacteria by blocking the bacterial cell wall synthesis. Unlike other cephalosporins, it can also remain unaffected by the toxic proteins produced by the bacteria (such as beta lactamases). Collectively, these actions destroy the susceptible bacteria, prevent their further growth and multiplication and reduce the severity of the infection.
Can ZURACEF DRY SYRUP be used in patients with kidney problems?
ZURACEF DRY SYRUP should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.
How should I take ZURACEF DRY SYRUP?
Shake the bottle well to loosen the dry powder. Add the sterile water provided with this pack up to the ring mark present on the bottle surface. Add extra water if required to adjust the volume up to the ring mark. Close the bottle tightly and shake the mixture well. The quantity (ml) which is required to be administered to your child will be decided by your doctor.
For how long should I take ZURACEF DRY SYRUP?
ZURACEF DRY SYRUP should be taken for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip the medicine or stop taking it on your own as it may cause the infection to reappear.
What are the common side effects of taking ZURACEF DRY SYRUP?
The most common side effects of taking ZURACEF DRY SYRUP are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain and bloating. Consult your doctor immediately if any of these side effects worsen in your child.
Can I stop taking ZURACEF DRY SYRUP once my symptoms subside?
Do not stop taking ZURACEF DRY SYRUP once your symptoms subside. It is important to take the full course of ZURACEF DRY SYRUP to achieve better results. Failing to complete the full course of the therapy or skipping doses in between the therapy may not result in adequate infection control. It may also cause your symptoms to reappear.
Can the use of ZURACEF DRY SYRUP cause diarrhea?
ZURACEF DRY SYRUP may cause diarrhea in some children. If your child experiences diarrhea, drink plenty of fluids, such as water or fruit juice to keep yourself hydrated. Consuming ORS can also be beneficial. If diarrhea worsens contact your doctor immediately.
What should I do if I forgot to take a dose of ZURACEF DRY SYRUP?
If you forgot to take a dose of ZURACEF DRY SYRUP, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next one at regular times. Do not take a double dose to compensate the forgotten dose.