Zimig 250mg Tablet

Brand Name Zimig 250mg Tablet
Salt Composition Azithromycin (250mg)
Strength 250mg
Product Form Tablet
Pack 7 Tablet(s) in Strip
Storage Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
Category Antifungal
Country of Origin India
Manufacturer Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Manufacturer/Marketer AddressGlaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Mumbai - 400 030
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M.R.P : Rs.309.60       Price : Rs.263.16

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    Medical Description of Zimig 250mg Tablet

    Zimig 250mg Tablet contains Azithromycin it belongs to the group of broad-spectrum antibiotics. Azithromycin is a major class of antibiotics chemically called azalides. Azithromycin is widely used in treating certain bacterial infections like sinusitis, ear pain, and pneumonia. It is found to be a macrolide-type antibiotic.


    Zimig 250mg Tablet Uses

    • Azithromycin is considered to be the macrolide antibacterial drug given for mild to moderate type bacterial infections 
    • Urethritis and cervicitis in adults
    • Acute bacterial infection of chronic bronchitis in adults 
    • Skin structure infections in adults 
    • Acute otitis media in pediatric patients
    • Acute bacterial sinusitis in adults
    • Genital ulcer disease in men 
    • Community-acquired pneumonia in adults 


    Zimig 250mg Tablet Benefits

    Urethritis and cervicitis in adults

    Azithromycin helps relieve the discharge and irritation in the cervix and urethral passage by its bacterial action.

    Acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis in adults 

    In case of acute lung infection like bronchitis, inflammatory symptoms like cough and productive mucus are controlled effectively by the use of Azithromycin

    Skin structure infections in adults 

    Bacterial skin infections can be better reduced by the use of azithromycin. it broadly reduces the inflammatory raches and itching caused by disease.

    Acute otitis media in pediatric patients

    The severe painful ear infections in the middle ear of children especially are relieved by Azithromycin. It can reduce the pain and inflammation caused by the bacterial infection of the middle ear.

    Acute bacterial sinusitis in adults.

    Sinusitis from bacterial origin can be well managed with the help of azithromycin. it reduces the troubling symptoms of sinus pains, fever, and postnasal discharge.

    Genital ulcer disease in men                                   

    Genital disease of men which are due to secondary bacterial diseases which gives rise to sore ulcers can be best treated with azithromycin.

    Community-acquired pneumonia in adults 

    The fast pace pathology of Community-acquired pneumonia from bacterial infections can be controlled with the use of Azithromycin. It reduces fever, heavy sputum, and shortness of breath.


    Zimig 250mg Tablet Indication

    Oral: For treating mild to moderate bacterial infections

    Lower Respiratory Tract: Helps to treat acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease due to Moraxella catarrhalis or Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae.

    Community-acquired pneumonia due to Streptococcus pneumoniae or Haemophilus influenzae in mild presentation only.

    Upper Respiratory Tract: Streptococcal Pharyngitis/Tonsillitis: in case of acute infections, Azithromycin help curing symptoms.

    Skin and Skin Structure: Usually helps in treating uncomplicated skin infections

    Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Chlamydia-based infections are best treated with Azithromycin.


    Mechanism of action of Zimig 250mg Tablet

    The basic function of Zimig is to stop the synthesis of certain proteins needed by bacteria for its’s growth and survival. By stopping the synthesis of essential proteins growth, formation and spreading of bacteria will be stopped.


    How Zimig 250mg Tablet works

    The basic function of Zimig is to stop the synthesis of certain proteins needed by bacteria for its’s growth and survival. By stopping the synthesis of essential proteins growth, formation and spreading of bacteria will be stopped.


    Zimig 250mg Tablet Contraindication

    Zimig 250mg Tablet is contraindicated if the patient has any past allergic history of erythromycin drugs.


    Zimig 250mg Tablet Side Effects

    • Abdominal pain
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Stomach upset
    • Loose stools
    • Blurred vision
    • Irregular heartbeat
    • Pancreatitis
    • Fainting


    FAQs for Zimig 250mg Tablet

    • What do I do if get any side effects?

    After taking Zimig 250mg Tablet if u get any side effects immediately stop the dose and consult your physician for further advice.

    • Do I get stomach trouble if I take Zimig?

    There can be mild symptoms if it affects your gut. Consult your physician if you experience trivial symptoms.

    • Should Zimig 250mg tablet be taken before or after food?

    Zimig 250mg tablet can taken with or without food.


    Precautions and general warning of Zimig 250mg Tablet

    Alcohol

    Azithromycin 250mg tablet with alcohol may cause excessive drowsiness and instability.

    Driving or operating machinery

    Azithromycin 250mg Tablet does not usually affect you for driving.

    Pregnancy

    The dosage of the Azithromycin tablet will be monitor by the doctor for the pregnant patients and dosage has to be decided before the usage of the medicine

    Breast Feeding

    Breastfeeding involves the health of the infant so should be more carefully and concentrated while taking Azithromycin. Consult your Doctor

    Kidney Problem

    Caution to be taken with kidney disease patients to take Azithromycin. Dosage adjustment has to be done for better treatment. Consult your Doctor.

    Liver Disease

    Zimig 250mg Tablet is not safe with liver disease patients. Dose adjustment is required. Consult your Doctor.


    How to Take Zimig 250mg Tablet

    • Always use the medication under the guidance of your personal physician.
    • Before you take the medicine read the leaflet given carefully.
    • Take the tablet through the mouth with water. 
    • It is usually taken with or without food. You must continue to take the prescribed amount even if symptoms disappear as it can prevent the growth of bacteria. 
    • Take the fully prescribed dose and complete the total therapy of medication


    Use of Zimig 250mg Tablet in Adult

    It is considered safe to use this medicine in an adult patient if it is prescribed by the doctor


    Use of Zimig 250mg Tablet in children

    It is safe to use the child dose in children. Consult your Doctor


    Use of Zimig 250mg Tablet in Elderly Patients

    It is considered to use this medicine with caution in an Elder patient. Consult your Doctor


    Other general warnings

    • Should not chew or crush the tablet.
    • It should be taken with water. With or without food.
    • Don't take with fresh juice that may reduce the drug absorption.
    • As per the doctor prescribed dose take the tablet. Do not take more than the usual dose that may lead to side effects.
    • Try to take the medicine at the correct interval of time. An increase in dosage will don't give effective results that may cause double side effects so don't change your dosage as prescribed continue the drug for better results. 


    Talk to your doctor if

    • If the patient is allergic to the composition of the medicines
    • If you’re using any concomitant medications
    • If you’re not responding to the corresponding treatment


    General instructions

    Zimig 250mg Tablet is a regular antibiotic against bacterial infections. particularly used for acute respiratory conditions, ear pains, surgical conditions, skin and soft tissue infections, genital sores, and cancer management. It involves blocking protein and kill bacteria. Does not helps in virus diseases. Do not overdose on the tablet and take it according to the prescribed format. Before taking Azithromycin precautions to be taken if having any allergy history cardiac or kidney disease.


    Drug Interaction of Zimig 250mg Tablet

    Drug-Drug Interaction

    • Azithromycin has been found to have interaction with live bacterial vaccines. It will reduce the effectiveness of birth control pills. There have been serious side effects on interaction with pimozide.
    • Nelfinavir: There can be interaction with Nelfinavir that requires monitoring for any serious reactions of Azithromycin, like hearing disturbances and liver enzyme changes is warned.
    • Warfarin: When used with azithromycin it may increase the coagulation time, which needs monitoring prothrombin time.

    Drug-Food Interaction

    Azithromycin does not interact with food. It can take with or without food. Swallow the whole tablet without crushing or chewing the tablet

    Drug-Disease Interaction

    MyastheniaGravis:                                                                                                                                                                      The use of Azithromycin having a chance of exacerbating symptoms to trigger new-onset action of the myasthenic syndrome. Some data suggest presynaptic suppression of acethylcholine release. So, when administrating azithromycin to myasthenia gravis patient caution is needed.


    Over Dose

    Overdose can cause heavy breathing and leads to a heart attack so inform if you overdose on the tablet and immediately check with your doctor.


    Missed Dose

    If any dose is missed take as soon as possible if it's time for the next dose leave the missed one and continue the correct dosage. 


    Storage and Disposal

    • Should be stored in dry and cool place 10-30°C
    • Keep reaching out to children
    • Discard the unused and Expired tablets properly 


    Fast Tag

    • Zimig 250mg Tablet is widely used in treating certain bacterial infections like sinusitis, ear pain, and pneumonia.
    • It is found to be a macrolide-type antibiotic.
    • Azithromycin is considered to be the macrolide antibacterial drug given for mild to moderate types of bacterial infections.
    • Its basic function is to stop the synthesis of certain proteins needed by bacteria for its’s survival. Thus it stops the growth of bacteria and prevents infection.







Zimig 250mg Tablet

Brand Name Zimig 250mg Tablet
Salt Composition Terbinafine (250mg)
Strength 250mg
Category Antifungal
Country of Origin India
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    Medical Description of Zimig 250mg Tablet

    Zimig 250mg Tablet contains Terbinafine (250mg) used to treat fungal infections such as Athlete’s foot, Jock itch, Ringworm infection (Tinea corporis) and Onychomycosis. Mainly this fungal infection targets skin and nails. Terbinafine is an Allylamine antifungal drug that produces its action by killing the fungi which are responsible for infections.


    Zimig 250mg Tablet Uses

    It is used in the treatment of the following conditions as fungal infections such as Athlete’s foot, Jock itch, Ringworm infection (Tinea corporis) and Onychomycosis.


    Zimig 250mg Tablet Benefits

    Fungal infections

    It is also called mycosis. The infection can affect several parts of the body and the common fungal infections are athlete’s foot, josh itch, ringworm, yeast infection and onychomycosis. Symptoms include skin darkening, peeling rashes, small lump, deformed toenail, itching or vaginal discharge.

    Tinea versicolor

    It is also called pityriasis Versicolor. It is a fungal infection that causes discolored patches on the skin. It is caused by Malassezia. This drug is used to treat this fungal infection.

    Tinea pedis

    It is also called an athlete’s foot this fungal infection usually occurs between the toes. It is caused by dermatophyte and trichophyton rubum. This drug is used to treat this fungal infection.

    Tinea corporis

    It is a fungal infection that usually occurs in the skin, scalp, groin, palm and soles. It is caused by a dermatophyte. This drug is used to treat this fungal infection.

    Tinea cruris

    It is also called a jock itch. It is a fungal infection that occurs in the genitals, inner thighs, and buttocks. This drug is used to treat this fungal infection.

    Cutaneous candidiasis

    It is a fungal infection that occurs in nails and skin. It is caused by Candida albicans. This soap is used to treat this fungal infection.

    Onychomycosis

    Zimig 250mg Tablet (Terbinafine) is used to treat Onychomycosis (fungal infection of the fingernails and toenails) leads to developing nail discoloration, crumbly, ragged nails, etc.


    Zimig 250mg Tablet Indication

    The Zimig 250mg Tablet is prescribed in the following indications as Athlete’s foot, Jock itch, Ringworm infection (Tinea corporis) and Onychomycosis


    Mechanism of action of Zimig 250mg Tablet

    Zimig 250mg Tablet contains Terbinafine is an Allylamine antifungal drug that produces its action by inhibiting the growth of fungi by destroying the cell membrane this helps to treat skin infection.


    How Zimig 250mg Tablet works

    Zimig 250mg Tablet contains Terbinafine is an Allylamine antifungal drug that produces its action by inhibiting the growth of fungi by destroying the cell membrane this helps to treat skin infection.


    Zimig 250mg Tablet Contraindication

    • Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to Zimig 250mg Tablet.
    • It is contraindicated to use this medicine in patients who are having acute or chronic liver diseases.


    Zimig 250mg Tablet Side Effects

    • Headache
    • Diarrhea
    • Dyspepsia
    • Taste disturbances
    • Elevated liver function test
    • Visual disturbances
    • Vertigo
    • Thrombocytopenia


    FAQs for Zimig 250mg Tablet

    • Can Zimig 250mg Tablet be safe for use in patients with liver diseases?

    Oral intake of terbinafine tablets is not recommended in patients who are having a history of chronic or acute liver diseases because the use of medicine is metabolized by liver enzymes which result in increased side effects and toxicity. Kindly inform your doctor if you have liver diseases before initiating the treatment.

    • Can I drink tea or coffee while taking the Zimig 250mg Tablet?

    You should be cautious while you are drinking tea or coffee along with terbinafine tablet because the use of this medicine may decrease the metabolic rate of caffeine by 19% and this leads to an increase in the level of caffeine in your blood and you may experience side effects like headache, increased heartbeat, jitteriness and restlessness

    • How long do I need to take the Zimig 250mg Tablet?

    The dose and duration of the medicine spend upon the severity and type of infection. It may take 2-4 weeks to cure Tiena pedis, Tinea corporis and Tinea cruris. And for fungal infection, if nails it may take 6-12 weeks.


    Precautions and general warning of Zimig 250mg Tablet

    Alcohol

    The use of alcohol is considered unsafe while you are receiving this medication. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Driving or operating machinery

    It is considered unsafe to drive while you are receiving this medicine it may affect your ability to drive. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Pregnancy

    The use of this medicine is considered safe during pregnancy because it does not produce any harmful effects on the fetus. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Breast Feeding

    The use of this medicine is considered unsafe during breastfeeding because it may excrete via breast milk. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Kidney Problem

    The medicine should be used with caution in patients with renal impairment. The use of this medicine required dose modification. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Liver Disease

    The medicine should be used with caution in patients with hepatic impairment. The use of this medicine required dose modification. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    How to Take Zimig 250mg Tablet

    Zimig 250mg Tablet is taken orally with or without food. You should not chew, cut or crush the tablet. Initially start with a low dose and slowly increase the dose once every week. Follow the direction mentioned within the label if you probably did not understand the appliance kindly ask your doctor or pharmacist to elucidate in detail. Do not withdraw the medicine when you feel better kindly complete the course of treatment to avoid reoccurrence.


    Use of Zimig 250mg Tablet in Adult

    It is considered to be safe to use this medicine in an adult patient if the drug is prescribed by a doctor. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Zimig 250mg Tablet in children

    It is considered unsafe to use this medicine in children who are below 4 years old. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Zimig 250mg Tablet in Elderly Patients

    Zimig 250mg Tablets should be used with caution in patients with an elderly age group, which leads to developing further medical problems, leads to worsening the patient's health conditions. Kindly consult with your doctor. Dose modification or replacement is required based on the medical conditions of the patient.


    Other general warnings

    • Kindly discontinue the treatment if you have liver diseases, neutropenia and skin rash.
    • Therapy should be administered with caution in patients who are having renal and liver impairment.
    • The use of this medicine may cause thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and hemolytic uremic syndrome and lead to death.
    • Skin reactions such as Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis and drug reaction with eosinophilia were reported.


    Talk to your doctor if

    • You have a history of gastrointestinal disease
    • You are not responding to the treatment
    • You have experienced any allergic reaction like rashes and itching
    • You are using any concomitant medication


    General instructions

    Terbinafine is an Allylamine antifungal drug that produces its action by inhibiting the growth of fungi by destroying the cell membrane this helps to treat skin infection.


    Drug Interaction of Zimig 250mg Tablet

    Drug-Drug Interaction

    Saccharomyces boulardii

    Use alternative drugs because the use of terbinafine decreases the effect of saccharomyces boulardii by unspecified interaction mechanisms.

    Amiodarone

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the use of amiodarone will increase the effect of terbinafine by affecting hepatic enzyme metabolism.

    Rifampin

    It is a first-line antitubercular drug used to treat tuberculosis. Zimig 250mg Tablet (Terbinafine) alters the action of rifampin.

    Cimetidine

    It is an H2 receptor blocker used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), etc. Zimig 250mg Tablet (Terbinafine) alters the action of cimetidine.

    Leflunomide

    It is a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Zimig 250mg Tablet (Terbinafine) alters the action of leflunomide.

    Drug-Food Interaction

    The use of this medicine may decrease the clearance of caffeine by 19% to 21%.

    Drug-Disease Interaction

    Liver diseases

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the use of terbinafine may cause chronic or acute liver diseases such as hepatotoxicity, cholestatic hepatitis and liver failure.

    Neutropenia

    Therapy should be administered with caution in patients with neutropenia because the use of this medicine may cause severe neutropenia.

    Depression

    Therapy should be administered with caution in patients with depression because the use of this medicine may produce depressive symptoms.


    Over Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor don’t overdose on the medicine. If you have taken an overdose of this medicine immediately meet the doctor and rush to the nearby hospital.


    Missed Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor. Do not skip the medicine, if you forgot to take the medicine or missed the dose. It is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Don’t take the extra dose take the regular dose immediately. Don’t use the two-dose at one time (Double Dose).


    Storage and Disposal

    • Stored at 10-30°C room temperature.
    • Protect from light and heat.
    • Keep away from children and pets. Otherwise, it becomes toxic to them.
    • Disposed of properly in a suitable bag.


    Fast Tag

    • Zimig 250mg Tablet contains Terbinafine 250mg used to treat fungal infections such as Athlete’s foot, Jock itch, Skin,Nails.
    • Terbinafine is an Allylamine antifungal drug, results in inhibiting the production of certain vital components (required for cell membrane formation, helpful for fungal growth). Then it eradicates the fungal infection.