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Afdiz 250 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Afdiz 250 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Afdiz Tablet

Uses of Afdiz Tablet

Afdiz 250 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used in bacterial infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).

Afdiz Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Afdiz are Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

How to use Afdiz Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Afdiz 250 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Afdiz Tablet works

Afdiz 250 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

In Depth Information on Afdiz Tablet

Expert advice for Afdiz Tablet

  • Afdiz 250 mg Tablet will cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • It may cause an upset stomach. If this happens to you, take it with food.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete.
  • Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Afdiz 250 mg Tablet.
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Afdiz Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Afdiz Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Afdiz 250 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Afdiz 250 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Afdiz 250 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Afdiz 250 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Afdiz 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Afdiz 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Afdiz 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Afdiz 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Afdiz Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Afdiz 250 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Afdiz Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Azithromycin

Q. Is azithromycin and erythromycin the same?
No. Azithomycin and erythromycin are two different medications belonging to the same class and have similar use. Their use in different conditions may vary depending upon individual response
Q. Is azithromycin topical safe?
Azithromycin topical is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Afdiz used for treating a cold and sore throat?
Afdiz is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Afdiz in these conditions.
Q. Is Afdiz safe?
Afdiz is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Afdiz an antibiotic?
Yes, Afdiz is an antibiotic. It belongs to a class of antibiotics known as macrolides. It can be used to treat bacterial sinusitis, tonsillitis, ear infections, pneumonia and many other if caused by micro-organisms sensitive to Afdiz. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Afdiz good for tonsillitis?
Afdiz can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Afdiz for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
Q. Is Afdiz banned?
No, Afdiz is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Afdiz be used to treat a fever?
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Afdiz can be used for the treatment of bacterial infections only. Please take advice from your physician before taking any antibiotic for fever as it is important to identify the type of infection causing fever.
Q. Is Afdiz used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Afdiz is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Q. Is Afdiz good for acne?
Afdiz can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Afdiz in the treatment of acne. However, it is always advised that you should consult to your physician before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Afdiz with paracetamol?
Afdiz can be taken with paracetamol as no drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Afdiz with omeprazole?
Afdiz can be taken with omeprazole as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Afdiz with ibuprofen?
Afdiz can be taken with ibuprofen as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Afdiz with esomeprazole?
Afdiz can be taken with esomeprazole as no drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Afdiz with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
No interactions have been clinically observed between Afdiz and birth control pills (oral contraceptives). However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please talk to your doctor if you have been advised to take Afdiz and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
Q. Does Afdiz treat a cough?
No, Afdiz cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Afdiz can help in relieving cough only if it would be effective in treating the underlying infection. Please talk to your doctor before taking any medicine for your cough.
Q. Does Afdiz affect sperm?
Afdiz has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Afdiz cause drowsiness?
No, Afdiz does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Afdiz.
Q. Does Afdiz cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Afdiz. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Afdiz.
Q. Does Afdiz affect fertility?
Afdiz is not known to affect fertility in humans. Inadequate data is available for humans. Please consult your doctor if you have concerns regarding the same.
Q. Can I take Afdiz for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
Yes, Afdiz can be taken for throat infection caused by streptococcus. However, this an alternative medicine for the same. There are other antibiotics available which could be more effective in the treatment of streptococcal throat infections. Please take the advice from your doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Afdiz for a toothache (tooth pain)?
Afdiz would be helpful in a toothache (tooth pain) only when there is an underlying infection which is causing the pain. Please talk to your doctor before taking Afdiz or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
Q. Can I take Afdiz for the flu?
No, Afdiz is not recommended for the treatment of flu (influenza infection). Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing the signs and symptoms of flu (influenza infection) before taking any medicines including antibiotics like Afdiz as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Q. Can I take Afdiz for a sinus infection?
Yes, Afdiz can help to treat a bacterial sinus infection. However, as always advisable, antibiotics should only be taken only when the infection is properly diagnosed by the doctor and then antibiotics are taken as advised.
Q. Can I take Afdiz for yeast infection?
Afdiz is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Afdiz for chlamydia?
Yes, Afdiz can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Q. Can I take Afdiz for tooth infection?
Afdiz can be taken to treat tooth infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor to treat the infection.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Afdiz with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Afdiz with Mizolastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Afdiz with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Afdiz with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze
Afdiz with Ebastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Best, Ebahist
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Afdiz with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Afdiz with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Afdiz with Repaglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page, Reglide, Rapamon, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm
Afdiz with Chlorpropamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Afdiz with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Afdiz with Glimepiride
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Afdiz with Glipizide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Libiz, M Diab, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol
Afdiz with Gliclazide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin, Carryl, Glucoril, Glurob, Aliza, GZ, Diabezide, Monoglide, Betazide
Afdiz with Amisulpride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Amisulpride: Stozen, Sulpigold, Amisulide, Solpriwel, Psyride, Amijoy, Sulpra, Amiselect, Skizotus, Amimind
Afdiz with Sulpiride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Afdiz with Loxapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxaris, Loxacon, Loxapax, Enipaxol, Loxip, Loxpin, Loxacalm C, Loxapac
Afdiz with Risperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Risperidone: Rasin, Ubitdon, Zodon, Repridon, Riposh, Rize, Sperd, Respid, Zon, R Don
Afdiz with Ziprasidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Ziprasidone: Zipris, Zipradep
Afdiz with Trifluoperazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Trifluoperazine: Selocalm, Sugil, Elicalm, Dipicalm, Shicalm, Trazine, Relicalm, Trikozin
Afdiz with Tiapride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Afdiz with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Afdiz with Thioridazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Thioridazine: R Zin, Zina, Thiolite, T Zine, Thioril, Tridaz, Multizine, Ridazin, Delnil, Thiolent
Afdiz with Fluphenazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fluphenazine: Medipax, Monazine, Prolinate, Flupez
Afdiz with Haloperidol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase, Halodi, Halodil, Hapiwin
Afdiz with Flupenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Flupenthixol: Pnxol, Flupen, Anxiset
Afdiz with Paliperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Afdiz with Iloperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Afdiz with Chlorpromazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil, Prom, Chlorpromazine, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor, Chlorotame, Zinetil, CPZ
Afdiz with Levosulpiride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, C-Pride, Sulvo, Edride, Ulpride, Prolevo
Afdiz with Zotepine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zotepine: Sirilept
Afdiz with Quetiapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Quetiapine: Quitsun, Qutec, Qutipin, Adequet, Esq, Quetic, Qutin, Quticool, Qutace, Quetigress
Afdiz with Blonanserin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Afdiz with Asenapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf
Afdiz with Aripiprazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Aripiprazole: Arifril, Biozol, Elrip, Arpizol, Aripicad, Aridus, Asprito MT, Aria, Apz, Aripiren

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