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ZOXAN DROPS 5ML

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FDC LTD

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1 DROPS

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About ZOXAN DROPS 5ML

ZOXAN DROPS 5ML contains class of antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones, primarily used to treat or prevent certain infections caused by bacteria. It is prescribed in the treatment of pneumonia, gonorrhoea (a sexually transmitted disease), typhoid fever (a serious infection that is common in developing countries), infectious diarrhoea (infections that cause severe diarrhoea), and infections of the skin, bone, joint, abdomen (stomach area), and prostate (male reproductive gland). Bacterial infection is a condition in which bacteria grows in the body and cause infection. It can target any body part and multiple very quickly.

ZOXAN DROPS 5ML contains antibiotic Ciprofloxacin which helps in treating and preventing a wide range of bacterial infections. It is bactericidal in nature and works by killing bacteria that cause infections. It prevents the division of bacterial cells. It also inhibits the repairing of bacterial cells. Altogether it kills the bacteria.

ZOXAN DROPS 5ML should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is advised to take it with food and should be taken at a fixed time to achieve maximum effect. Do not take ZOXAN DROPS 5ML with dairy products as it may lower its efficacy. In some cases, you may experience nausea, diarrhoea, liver function tests abnormal, vomiting, and rash. Most of these side effects of ZOXAN DROPS 5ML do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor. If you experience any symptoms of an allergic reaction such as rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc. you should contact doctor immediately. 

It is not advisable to stop this medicine suddenly to avoid unpleasant side effects. Inform your doctor if you have any lung disease, muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis), sleeping disorder or difficulty in sleeping (sleep apnoea), severe liver disease, or problem with alcohol or other prescription recreational drugs. Inform your doctor if you are planning to get pregnant, are pregnant or breastfeeding.

 

Uses of ZOXAN DROPS 5ML

Bacterial infections

Directions for Use

ZOXAN DROPS 5ML can be taken with or without food (excluding dairy products). Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor if you are not sure.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of ZOXAN DROPS 5ML

Like all medicines, ZOXAN DROPS 5ML can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. You should contact the doctor if you have nausea, diarrhoea, liver function tests abnormal, vomiting, rash and change of the heart rhythm (ECG) in patients with low blood potassium level. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

 

 

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take ZOXAN DROPS 5ML if you are allergic or have had a severe reaction to ciprofloxacin or any other quinolone or fluoroquinolone antibiotic such as delafloxacin gemifloxacin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin and ofloxacin. Taking ZOXAN DROPS 5ML may increase the chances of developing tendinitis (swelling of a fibrous tissue that connects a bone to a muscle) or have a tendon rupture (tearing of a fibrous tissue that connects a bone to a muscle). Inform your doctor if you have or have ever had a kidney, heart, or lung transplant, kidney disease, a joint or tendon disorder such as rheumatoid arthritis (auto immune disorder of joints causing pain, swelling, and loss of function), seizures (fits), epilepsy or if you participate in regular physical activity. Taking ZOXAN DROPS 5ML may worsen muscle weakness in people with myasthenia gravis (a disorder of the nervous system that causes muscle weakness) and cause severe difficulty breathing or death. Dairy products should be avoided along with ZOXAN DROPS 5ML. And also, exposure to sunlight should be avoided while taking ZOXAN DROPS 5ML as it may cause increased phototoxicity or photosensitivity. Patients with epilepsy, and irregular heartbeat (especially a condition known as QT prolongation) should tell their doctor before taking ZOXAN DROPS 5ML.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Alcohol is not knwon to cause any unpleasant side effect if taken along with ZOXAN DROPS 5ML. But intake of alcohol with ZOXAN DROPS 5ML may damage your liver. So intake of ZOXAN DROPS 5ML should be avoided with ZOXAN DROPS 5ML.

  • Pregnancy

    ZOXAN DROPS 5ML is a pregnancy Category C medicine. It is not known whether ZOXAN DROPS 5ML will affect pregnant women or fetus or not. Hence, intake of ZOXAN DROPS 5ML should be avoided if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant as it may harm the baby.

  • Breast Feeding

    ZOXAN DROPS 5ML is excreted in human milk. But the amount of ZOXAN DROPS 5ML absorbed by the nursing infant is unknown. So, should not be taken while breastfeeding.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    ZOXAN DROPS 5ML can affect alertness and coordiantion. So, operating machinery which requires concentration should be avoided.

  • Liver

    ZOXAN DROPS 5ML to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. Dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor if there is symptoms of nausea, vomiting, loss of apetite, dark coloured urine, yellowing of or skin/eye.

  • Kidney

    ZOXAN DROPS 5ML to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

Other Information (ZOX0004)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

No, ZOXAN DROPS 5ML should not be taken alongwith dairy products as it might effect the absorption and efficacy of ZOXAN DROPS 5ML. However, you can take it with a meal that includes these foods or drinks.

ZOXAN DROPS 5ML makes your skin sensitive to sunlight known as photosensitivity. So, prolonged exposure to sunlight or ultraviolet light should be avoided. In case of emergency, you should always wear sunscreen before going out.

If you miss a dose of ZOXAN DROPS 5ML take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if its almost time for the next dose, then do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.

No, ZOXAN DROPS 5ML should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. If you take it in more than the recommended dose, it might cause unpleasant side effects. If you think your symptoms are not improving, please consult your doctor.

No. ZOXAN DROPS 5ML is an antibacterial medicine that acts only against bacterial infections and not against viral infections causing cough, cold and flu. You should not take ZOXAN DROPS 5ML without prior consulting your doctor. Self medication is dangerous and can lower the efficacy of ZOXAN DROPS 5ML leading to antibiotic resistance.

Yes, after taking ZOXAN DROPS 5ML, you may have diarrhoea. ZOXAN DROPS 5ML is an antibiotic which kills or prevent bacterial growth, so in case some good intestinal bacteria which aid in digestion might also get killed. So, drink plenty of fluids and take probiotics to prevent excessive loss of fluids from the body (dehydration).

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

ZOXAN DROPS 5ML

Manufacturer/Marketer address

FDC LIMITED, B-8, MIDC Area, Waluj - 431 136, Dist. Aurangabad, Maharashtra

ZOXAN DROPS 5ML

ZOXAN DROPS 5ML

MRP: 8.32

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5 ml Drops in 1 Bottle