In vitro and in vivo studies to assess the metabolism of Zymycin have not been performed.
More common side effects
The more common side effects of Zymycin oral tablet can include:
If these effects are mild, they may go away within a few days or a couple of weeks. If they’re more severe or don’t go away, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
The most common side effects of Zymycin are:
Other possible side effects of Zymycin include:
Possible serious side effects of Zymycin include:
Antibiotics can alter the normal bacteria in the colon and encourage overgrowth of some bacteria such as Clostridium difficile, which causes inflammation of the colon (pseudomembranous colitis). Patients who develop signs of pseudomembranous colitis after starting Zymycin (diarrhea, fever, abdominal pain, and possibly shock) should contact their physician immediately.
This medication contains Zymycin. Do not take Zithromax or Zmax if you are allergic to Zymycin or any ingredients contained in this drug.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.
Pregnancy and Zymycin
Zymycin is generally safe to take while pregnant.
Regardless, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before taking this medication.
Whether Zymycin is found in breast milk remains unknown. Talk to you doctor if you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed before taking Zymycin.
History of cholestatic jaundice or hepatic impairment associated with prior Zymycin use
Coadministration with pimozide
ZITHROMAX is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to Zymycin, erythromycin, any macrolide, or ketolide drug.