Azithral 200 MG Syrup 15 ML
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.
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 Azithral 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 Azithral without informing the doctor.
• Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Azithral drug as it may increase the side effects of Azithral.
• Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should consult the doctor before taking Azithral drug as it may affect the fetus or the baby.
• Do not take Azithral with food. Maintain a time gap of 1 hour before or 2 hours after the food.
• Avoid the use of Azithral 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 Azithral. Maintain a time gap of at least 2 hours before and after taking the drug.
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