Zinnat tablets are the antibiotics that containcefuroxime, which is an active type of ingredient related to penicillin and ismainly used to treat bacterial infections.
Cefuroxime works by weakening the cellwalls of bacteria and killing them by doing so. It is used for many differentbacterial infections and it requires oral consumption. Cefuroxime is successfulin treating airway, ear, nose and throat infections, as well as infections ofthe skin and soft tissue, urinary tract and various infections that can betransmitted sexually. Sometimes a doctor might need a swab from the throat orperhaps a blood or urine sample in order to prescribe the medication.
Zinnat is mainly used for bronchitis, pneumonia and otherinfections of the lower respiratory tract. It is also very successful intreating infections of the upper respiratory tract and infections of the ear.Zinnat can also help to a great extent in treating inflamed conditions of the urethraand various kidney infections. Some other uses of zinnat include the treatment of gonorrhea,an inflamed cervix, skin and soft tissue infections, and even Lyme disease.
Every antibiotic medicine’s prescribed course must befinished even if the patient feels better and thinks that the infection hasclearing up completely. If one stops the prescribed course, the bacteriamight grow resistant to the medication and that will bring back the infection.There is also a possibility of severe diarrhea caused by an inflamed bowel,sometimes caused by this kind of antibiotic. Zinnat may cause further troubleto people who have phenylketonuria, which is a protein metabolism disorder andcan be affected by phenylalanine, which is commonly found in zinnat. Zinnat shouldbe stored in a refrigerator and should be used over the course of ten days afteropening the bottle.
People who are allergic to cephalosporin antibiotics andchildren younger than three months of age should not use this medication. Itmight be dangerous if a person is allergic to any of the medication’singredients. Zinnat is not known for causing any harm during pregnancy but aswith all other medications, a doctor should be consulted first. It also should betaken with caution during lactation because the medication can pass into breastmilk.
Side effects of zinnat may include abdominal pain, nauseaand vomiting, diarrhea, headache, allergic skin reaction, jaundice,anaphylaxis, nephritis and a few others as well.
One should always consult the doctor when combiningdifferent medications because the results may cause further complications. Forexample, Zinnat may affect the properties of contraceptive pills.