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Azithro 500 MG Tablet

Azithro 500 MG Tablet

INDSWIFT LABORATORIES LTD.

    • Rs. 32.50

    Manufactured by: Ind-Swift Laboratories Ltd.

    Composition: Azithromycin

    Strength: 500 mg

    Pack size: 3 Tablets

    Drug type: Systemic antibiotics

    Prescription Required: Yes

    Primary Uses: Bacterial infections

    What is Azithro 500 mg Tablet?

    Azithro 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic medicine which is used to treat bacterial infections.

    Uses:

    Azithro 500 mg Tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections.

    How Does the Drug Work?

    Azithromycin is a potent antibiotic which works by disrupting the protein synthesis in bacteria and hence cause bacterial cell death.

    Common Side Effects of Azithro 500 mg Tablet:

    List of major side effects of Azithro 500 mg Tablet

    • Diarrhea
    • Sore stomach
    • Fever
    • Difficulty in urination
    • Anger
    • Vomiting
    • Abdominal pain
    • Dizziness
    • Heartburn
    • Gas in stomach

    How to Use Azithro 500 mg Tablet?

    Azithro 500 mg Tablet is taken by mouth by swallowing it completely with adequate water. Do not chew and break the medication. This medicine may be taken with or without food as prescribed by the doctor.

    Precautions to be Taken:

    Useful precautions to be taken while using Azithro 500 mg Tablet

    • Do not take Azithro 500 mg Tablet if you are allergic to this medicine.
    • Consult to your doctor if you experience abdominal pain persistently during the treatment with this medication.
    • Before using this medication, notify your physician about your current list of medications, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions such as low or high blood pressure etc.
    • This medicine may cause dizziness as its side effect. It is not advisable to drive or use heavy machinery while taking this medication.
    • It is advisable to consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Azithro 500 mg Tablet.

    Contraindications:

    Contraindications while using Azithro 500 mg Tablet

    • The use of this medication is contraindicated in the patients with cholestatic jaundice associated with prior use of azithromycin.

    Interactions:

    Possible drug interactions of Azithro 500 mg Tablet with other drugs

    • Concomitant treatment with antacids containing magnesium and aluminium may reduce the absorption of azithromycin.
    • Concomitant treatment with theophylline and macrolides may increase the serum concentration of azithromycin.
    • Concomitant treatment with pimozide may cause Increased risk of cardiotoxicity.

    Warnings:

    Warnings while using Azithro 500 mg Tablet

    • Azithro 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in the patients with the history of arrhythmias (Irregular heart beat).
    • This medicine should be used with extreme caution in the patients with myasthenia gravis, impaired renal or hepatic function.

    Pregnancy and lactation:

    Azithro 500 mg Tablet may be unsafe for use during pregnancy and lactation. The pregnant and lactating women should use this medicine under medical supervision.

    Storage:

    Store this medicine at room temperature. Keep away from sunlight, moisture and children.

    Dosage:

    Missed dose:

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    Overdose:

    Immediately contact to your doctor as emergency medical treatment is required in case of an overdose.

    FAQs:

    1. What is Azithro 500 mg Tablet used for?

    Azithro 500 mg Tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections.

    1. What should I do if I miss a dose of Azithro 500 mg Tablet?

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    1. Can I take Azithro 500 mg Tablet during pregnancy?

    The pregnant women should take Azithro 500 mg Tablet on doctor’s prescription.

    1. Can I take Azithro 500 mg Tablet with food?

    Yes, Azithro 500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food as prescribed by the doctor.

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