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Azibact 500 MG Tablet 3

Azibact 500 MG Tablet 3

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    • Rs. 71.00

    Uses :

    Azithromycin is most commonly used in the treatment of bacterial throat infections, skin infections (treatment of acne). Azithromycin relieves cough and cold symptoms by treating nasal, lung, and chest infections (bronchitis). It is also prescribed for ear, skin, soft tissues, and sexually transmitted genital and urinary tract infections.

    Mode of drug action


    Azithromycin acts by preventing the bacterial growth. It interferes with the bacterial protein synthesis thereby inhibiting its growth.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects of Azithromycin include nausea and vomiting, stomach pain and upset, diarrhea, headache, dizziness, decreased sense of taste or smell, nervous feeling, tired feeling, sleep disturbances, vaginal itching or discharge, mild rash or itching, ringing in your ears and problems with hearing.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Safe under medical guidance Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Inform the doctor about the current medications as the doctor may prescribe medicines accordingly to avoid drug interaction.

    • Strictly follow the dosage of Azibact medicine as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take an overdose as it may worsen the condition.

    • Do not start or discontinue the use of Azibact without informing the doctor.

    • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Azibact drug as it may increase the side effects of Azibact.

    • Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should consult the doctor before taking Azibact drug as it may affect the fetus or the baby.

    • Do not take Azibact with food. Maintain a time gap of 1 hour before or 2 hours after the food.

    • Avoid the use of Azibact in case of allergic condition to azithromycin or other drugs related to same class such as erythromycin, roxithromycin or clarithromycin.

    • Avoid simultaneous usage of antacids containing magnesium or aluminium with Azibact. Maintain a time gap of at least 2 hours before and after taking the drug.

    What else should I know?

    1. Is azithromycin safe for children? Yes. Azithromycin is also available in syrup dosage form; it is safe for children if taken in the prescribed doses.

    2. Is azithromycin similar to erythromycin in action? No. Azithromycin is next generation antibiotic of erythromycin class which is more potent. Both are different type of antibiotic belonging to same class

    3. I am on azithromycin medication. I have skipped a dose and had food, what should I do? Take the medicine 2 hours after taking the food. If it’s time for the next dose skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dose. Do not take both skipped as well as regular at a time.

    4. I have taken azithromycin for throat infection without knowing that I am pregnant. Does it harm the fetus? Azithromycin is relatively safe during pregnancy. It does not harm the fetus of the mother who has taken this drug during pregnancy. However, consult your doctor before intentionally taking this drug during pregnancy or breast feeding.

    5. Does azithromycin relieve the symptoms of flu? Flu is a viral infection, azithromycin is an anti-bacterial agent which is in-effective in treating viral infections.

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