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Argex 500 mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Argex 500 mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Argex Capsule

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Uses of Argex Capsule

Argex 500 mg Capsule 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).
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Argex Capsule side effects

Common

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

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How to use Argex Capsule

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. Argex 500 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Argex Capsule works

Argex 500 mg Capsule 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 Argex Capsule

Expert advice for Argex Capsule

  • Argex 500 mg Capsule 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 Argex 500 mg Capsule.
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Argex Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Argex Capsule
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Argex 500 mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Argex 500 mg Capsule 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
Argex 500 mg Capsule 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
Argex 500 mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Argex 500 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Argex 500 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Argex 500 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Argex 500 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Argex Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Argex 500 mg Capsule, 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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Frequently asked questions about Argex Capsule

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.
Argex is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Argex in these conditions.
Argex is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, Argex 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 Argex. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Argex can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Argex for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Argex 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. Argex 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.
Argex is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Argex can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Argex 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 Argex with paracetamol?
Argex 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 Argex with omeprazole?
Argex 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 Argex with ibuprofen?
Argex 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 Argex with esomeprazole?
Argex 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 Argex 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 Argex and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
No, Argex cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Argex 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.
Argex has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, Argex does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Argex.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Argex. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Argex.
Argex 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, Argex 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.
Argex 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 Argex or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
No, Argex 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 Argex as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Yes, Argex 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.
Argex is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Yes, Argex can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Argex 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 Argex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Argex with Lovastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Argex with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmist, Zolmit, Zolpax
Argex with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Argex with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Argex with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft, Rapolax
Argex with Simvastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Argex with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Argex with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Argex with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Argex with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Argex with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace, Regubeat
Argex with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almotan, Almigra, Almogril
Argex with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S, Q Spin
Argex with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Argex with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Argex with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate, Becoride, Rhinase, Bevent
Argex with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Argex with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Argex with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Argex with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Argex with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Argex with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan, Virodin
Argex with Fenticonazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenticonazole: Fenza
Argex with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Argex with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Argex with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Argex with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Argex with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin
Argex with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Argex with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac, Buson
Argex with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant: Ozurdex
Argex with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebibast, Stin, Ebasil, Temasil, Ecbast
Argex with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Argex with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Argex with Blonanserin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Argex with Asenapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Argex with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Argex with Iloperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
Argex with Paliperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD

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