This medicine belongs to fluoroquinolone antibiotic group of medicines. This is prescribed for treatment of community acquired pneumonia, chronic bronchitis and various other infections caused by bacteria. This is not effective for viral infections and will not cure common cold and flu. This medicine is available only with doctor’s prescription.
Sparfloxacin, the active ingredient in Zagam works by killing the bacteria or preventing their growth thereby healing or preventing the infection. The medicine to work effectively the full course should be taken exactly as prescribed by the doctor and for full length of time period prescribed for. Any anti biotic works most effectively when it is in constant level in body, so to maintain this, the medicine should be taken at the same time every day and at even intervals.
This medicine should be taken exactly as directed by your physician. The dosage varies from person to person and depends on certain factors like type of disease being treated for, severity of the disease, age, sex and weight of the patient, duration and strength of medicine being given etc. The normal adult dose is, 100-300mg/day divided in one or two doses.
Zagam can be taken orally with or without food. Drink plenty of water along with this medicine.
Do not miss any dose. If you have missed then take it as soon as you remember. Avoid taking any two doses together.
There may be certain side effects of this medicine which can be common or uncommon like, itching, dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, rashes or allergies, stomach cramps, fever, hallucination, redness of skin, swellings or any other. In case any side effect turns fatal or severe take immediate medical help and call your doctor. Do not overlook any severe symptoms.
For the medicine to work effectively do take necessary precautions like:
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