AN 500 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of AN 500 Tablet

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Uses of AN 500 Tablet

AN 500 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.
It is used in bacterial infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of AN 500 Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use AN 500 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take AN 500 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How AN 500 Tablet works

An 500 500mg tablet is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on AN 500 Tablet

Expert advice for AN 500 Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed An 500 to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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 An 500.
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Warnings
Special precautions for AN 500 500mg Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with AN 500 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
AN 500 500mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
AN 500 500mg 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.
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Driving
SAFE
AN 500 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
AN 500 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of AN 500 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
AN 500 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of AN 500 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Riztran 5mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Azithromycin, 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for AN 500 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

Yes, An 500 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 An 500. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
An 500 is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking An 500 in these conditions.
Q. Are An 500 and erythromycin same?
No, An 500 and erythromycin are two different antibiotics but belong to the same class of antibiotics. They differ in their action against different bacteria.
An 500 is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
An 500 can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over An 500 for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, An 500 is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. An 500 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.
An 500 is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
An 500 can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of An 500 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 An 500 with paracetamol?
An 500 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 An 500 with omeprazole?
An 500 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 An 500 with ibuprofen?
An 500 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 An 500 with esomeprazole?
An 500 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.
No interactions have been clinically observed between An 500 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 An 500 and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
No, An 500 cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. An 500 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.
An 500 has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, An 500 does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking An 500.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of An 500. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking An 500.
An 500 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.
Yes, An 500 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.
An 500 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 An 500 or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
No, An 500 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 An 500 as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Yes, An 500 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.
An 500 is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Yes, An 500 can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
An 500 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.
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