Zifi-O Tablet is a combination medicine that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection.
Zifi-O Tablet is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as per the prescription. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.
Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.
Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.
Uses of Zifi-O Tablet
Treatment of Bacterial infections
Benefits of Zifi-O Tablet
In Treatment of Bacterial infections
Zifi-O Tablet is a combination of two different antibiotics that work together, in different ways, to treat various bacterial infections. Cefixime works by stopping the growth of bacteria and kills them. Ofloxacin prevents multiplication and repair of infection causing bacteria and prevents further spread of the infection.
This combination medicine can be used to treat many different bacterial infections such as ear, sinus, throat, lung, urinary tract, skin and soft tissues. It usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.
Side effects of Zifi-O Tablet
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
Serve side effects of Zifi-O
Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
Agranulocytosis (deficiency of granulocytes in the blood)
Decreased white blood cell count (lymphocytes)
Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
Low blood platelets
Increased liver enzymes
Increased bilirubin in the blood
Increased blood urea
Acute renal failure
Inflammation of tendons
Drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome
Toxic epidermal necrolysis
Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
How to use Zifi-O 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. Zifi-O Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Zifi-O Tablet works
Zifi-O Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefixime and Ofloxacin. Cefixime works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of the bacteria in the human body. Ofloxacin works by preventing the bacteria from reproducing and repairing themselves. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Zifi-O Tablet.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zifi-O 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
Zifi-O Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Zifi-O Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Zifi-O Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zifi-O Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Zifi-O Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zifi-O Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you forget to take Zifi-O Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Zifi-O 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.