Zenflox 400 Tablet is an antibiotic that helps treat bacterial infections. It is used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, and lungs (pneumonia). It cures the infection by stopping the further growth of the causative bacteria.
Zenflox 400 Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Take it with or without food, preferably at a fixed time. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
You may experience nausea and stomach pain as the side effects of this medicine. These are usually temporary and resolve on their own, but do consult your doctor if they bother you or persist for a longer duration. Diarrhea may also occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.
You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Rarely, some people may have a severe allergic reaction that needs urgent medical attention. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, tongue, or face, shortness of breath, or breathing problems. Let your doctor know if you have a history of kidney disease.
BENEFITS OF ZENFLOX TABLET
In Treatment of Bacterial infections
Zenflox 400 Tablet is an antibiotic medicine that can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. It stops the growth of the bacteria causing the infection and clears the infection. Take it for as long as prescribed by the doctor and avoid skipping doses. This will make sure that all bacteria are killed and they do not become resistant.
HOW TO USE ZENFLOX TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Zenflox 400 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW ZENFLOX TABLET WORKS
Zenflox 400 Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Zenflox 400 Tablet.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zenflox 400 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zenflox 400 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Zenflox 400 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Zenflox 400 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zenflox 400 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Zenflox 400 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zenflox 400 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
INTERACTION WITH DRUGS
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE ZENFLOX TABLET?
If you miss a dose of Zenflox 400 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Zenflox
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
- Genital itching
- Vaginal inflammation
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
Q. Can the use of Zenflox 400 Tablet cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Zenflox 400 Tablet can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. Can I stop taking Zenflox 400 Tablet when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Zenflox 400 Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. Can the use of Zenflox 400 Tablet increase the risk of muscle damage?
Yes, use of Zenflox 400 Tablet is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (achilies tendon). Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take Zenflox 400 Tablet. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.
Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.