Zifi - Uses - Dosages - Side Effects - Precautions

Zifi: Frequently Asked Questions Answered

What is Zifi?

Zifi is a broad-spectrum oral-cephalosporin antibiotic, primarily used to treat bacterial infections of the lungs, chest, ear, nose, tonsils, nasal sinus, throat, kidneys, urinary tract, bones, joints, skin, sexual organs, cervix, and urethra. It has relieved conditions like sexually transmitted diseases, typhoid fever, bronchitis, pneumonia, sinusitis, and COVID-19. Zifi has the power to prevent the growth of bacteria in the organs. These harmful bacteria can produce toxins in the body. The dosage of Zifi for children up to the age of 12 is 8 mg per kilogram of weight. The dosage for children above 12 and adults is 400 mg once a day.

What are the uses of Zifi?

Zifi can treat not only bacterial infections but also viral infections. It can take care of sexually transmitted diseases caused by Neisseria gonorrhea in men and women. Zifi can be beneficial to treat various bacterial infections in the respiratory, gastrointestinal tract, urinary and genital tract, nasal tract, middle ear canal, the nervous system, and the musculoskeletal system. Zifi can particularly interfere with the formation of the cell walls of the bacteria.

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What are the side effects of Zifi?

Most side effects do not require medical attention. If the side effects persist and do not subside after a few days, we advise you to consult your family or treating physician immediately.

Some common side effects of Zifi are:

  • Frequent stools.
  • Loose stools.
  • Nausea.
  • Vomiting.
  • Itching.
  • Rashes.
  • Flatulence.
  • Stomach pain.
  • Indigestion.
  • Headache.
  • Vaginal discharge like leucorrhoea.
  • Headache, chest tightness.
  • Dizziness, confusion.

If you are suffering from similar complaints/have doubts about Zifi, do not hesitate to consult our medical experts at Yashoda Hospitals. In no time, we will respond to your questions.

S.no Product Name Dosage Form
1. Zifi Cefixime 200mg Tablet
2. Zifi O Cefixime 200 mg+ofloxacin 200 mg Tablet
3. Zifi CV Cefixime 200mg+clavulanate (clavulanic acid)125mg Tablet
4. Zifi Cefixime 50mg Dry Syrup
5. Zifi Cefixime 25mg Drops


Frequently Asked Questions about Zifi

1. Is Zifi 200 safe in pregnancy?

Yes. Zifi 200 is safe in pregnancy. Though, one should only consume it after consulting your treating doctor. Your doctor will verify your parameters and accordingly prescribe Zifi 200. Various animal studies suggest there is no fetal harm or impairment of fertility due to Zifi 200.

2. Can a sugar patient use Zifi?

For a sugar patient, any food or drug intake is hazardous. In particular, without prior consultation with the treating doctor. Caution: Zifi can cause your blood sugar levels to go down. If you have diabetes, keep a close watch on your random blood sugar levels. Low sugar is not good.

3. Can we use antibiotic Zifi in tonsilitis?

Tonsillitis is the infection of the tonsils. Zifi mainly concentrates on the upper respiratory tract. Tonsils come under that. Hence, Zifi can be of utmost benefit to treating it. Zifi’s action can lead to the death of the bacteria that cause all tonsillitis symptoms in an individual.

4. Can Zifi be given for fever?

Fever can be of any type - viral/bacterial. Zifi is best for both kinds. It shows impressive improvement in typhoid fever or fever with diarrhea. Any infection has its first symptom as fever. Zifi is beneficial in treating fevers in bacterial/viral infections of the throat, tonsils, middle ear, etc.

5. Can Zifi syrup cause green stool?

Yes, Zifi syrup may cause green stools. There is no need to worry as it is a common and usual symptom seen in children. Among the most common symptoms of Zifi, frequent and loose stools top the chart. In some cases, diarrhea may be severe. Consult your doctor immediately.

6. Does Zifi act against salmonella?

Salmonella bacteria can cause food-related severe diarrhea.
It can cause enteric/typhoid fever. Salmonella is multi-resistant to standard drugs. Zifi, on the other hand, can treat typhoid fever. Salmonella typhi fever lasts for 21 days. Make sure you consult your doctor and get to know your WIDAL test results soon.

7. Does Zifi cause diarrhoea?

Yes, Zifi causes diarrhea. It usually lasts for a day. It is mild in severity and passes away quickly. If it is severe and lasts for more than a day, you should certainly consult your treating physician for the same. To avoid stomach upset, take it with meals.

8. Is Zifi an antibiotic?

Yes, Zifi is a broad spectrum oral-cephalosporin-type (third generation) antibiotic. It has the power to tackle bacterial/viral infections of the nose, throat, tonsils, ear, sinus, bones, joints, sexual organs, urinary tract, or cervical. It can kill the bacteria by preventing it from forming its protective covering called the cell wall.

9. Is Zifi good for stomach infections?

Yes. Zifi may be an effective antibiotic treatment in treating infections of the stomach. In particular, diarrhea resulting from Salmonella typhi. The only advice for you is to take it with meals, to avoid an upset stomach. In some people, it may cause sour or acid stomach, tarry stools, and flatulence.

10. Which is better, Zifi or Azithromycin?

Both the drugs are for various bacterial infections. The cure rate of Zifi is 93%, and the cure rate of Azithromycin is 87%. Research suggests that Azithromycin has a higher bacteriological eradication rate than Zifi. Both drugs work well for throat infection, chest tightness, typhoid fever, and any pain.

Consult our medical experts at Yashoda Hospitals to know more about Zifi’s uses, dosages, side effects and precautions.

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