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Zetro 200mg/5ml Suspension
Zetro 200mg 5ml Suspension (Azithromycin) is nitrogen containing macrolide or azalide for oral administration. Chemically Zetro 200mg 5ml Syrup is (2R, 3S, 4R, 5R, 8R, 10R, 11R, 12S, 13S, 14R)-13-[(2,6-dideoxy-3-C-methyl-3-O-methyl-α-L-ribohexopyranosyl)oxy]-2-ethyl-3,4,10-trihydroxy-3,5,6,8,10,12,14-hepta methyl-11-[[3,4,6-trideoxy-3-(dimethylamino)-β-D-xylo-hexopyranosyl]oxy]- 1-oxa-6-azacyclopenta decan-15-one.The molecular formula of Zetro 200mg 5ml Syrup is C38H72N2O12.
It is used to treat infections of the upper and lower respiratory tract , skin and soft tissue. Azithromycin should not be used in patients with pneumonia who are judged to be inappropriate for oral therapy because of risk factors such as: − Patients with cystic fibrosis. − Patients with nosocomially acquired infections. − Patients with known or suspected bacteremia. − Patients requiring hospitalization. − Elderly or debilitated patients.
Antacids: In patients receiving both Zetro 200mg 5ml Syrup and antacids, the drugs should not be taken simultaneously. Zetro 200mg 5ml Syrup should be taken at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after the antacid. Cyclosporine: Caution should be exercised before considering concurrent administration of these drugs. If co-administration of these drugs is necessary, cyclosporine levels should be monitored and the dose adjusted accordingly.
This medication is used to treat infections of the upper and lower respiratory tract , skin and soft tissue. It is also used to treat otitis media(inflammation and infection of the ear) as well as uncomplicated genital infections.
GI upset , anorexia , allergy , rash , photosensitivity (light sensitivity), arthralgia (joint pain) , edema (fluid retention), anaphylaxis , abnormal liver function , hepatitis, (liver failure) cholestatic jaundice (disease of the live which causes yellowing of the eyes) , dizziness , vertigo , convulsions (body muscles contract and relax repeatedly), headache , somnolence(drowsiness ) , kidney disorders and even acute renal failure( severe kidney failure) , palpitations(racing heart sensation) , arrhythmias (irregular heart beat) among many other effects. Consult your healthcare provider for further details.
When Not To Use
This medication should not be used in patients with hepatic (liver) disease.