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Alefox-AZ Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Alefox-AZ Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the infection by killing the microorganisms and prevents further infections.

Alefox-AZ Tablet is a prescription medicine. It can be taken with or without food. Take the medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. A missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment should be completed for better efficacy.

Some of the side effects of Alefox-AZ Tablet are vomiting, diarrhea, stomach ache, etc. You may also feel dizzy, thus it is advised not to drive or operate machinery. To overcome dizziness you should drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. In case if you experience pain, numbness, or tingling sensations, inform your doctor immediately.

Uses of Alefox-AZ Tablet

Alefox-AZ Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)

How to use Alefox-AZ 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. Alefox-AZ Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Alefox-AZ Tablet works

Alefox-AZ Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Levofloxacin and Azithromycin. Levofloxacin works by preventing the bacteria from reproducing and repairing themselves. Azithromycin stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Alefox-AZ Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Alefox-AZ Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Alefox-AZ Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Alefox-AZ Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Alefox-AZ Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Alefox-AZ Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alefox-AZ Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Alefox-AZ Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alefox-AZ Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Alefox-AZ

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Omitting after zifi AZ kid tablet.
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Dr need a provisional diagnosis to suggest you investigations or give opinion or advice medicine. In present situation provisional diagnosis cannot be done without taking into consideration details of history and findings of clinical examination and reports of investigations of patient. Final diagnosis is done after doing investigations if needed. Advice given without doing clinical examination and diagnosis can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient. Please visit me or any other Paediatrician.
My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Alefox-AZ?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Alefox-AZ as soon you as remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

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References
  1. Levofloxacin hemihydrate. Hafnarfjorour Iceland: Actavis Group PTC ehf; 2010 [revised 8 Feb. 2019]. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Azithromycin monohydrate. Camberley, Surrey: Sandoz Limited: 2006 [revised 9 Apr. 2018] [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Levofloxacin. Puerto Rico: Janssen Ortho LLC; 1996 [revised Sep. 2008]. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Azithromycin monohydrate. Camberley, Surrey: Sandoz Limited; 2004 [revised 9 Apr. 2018]. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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