Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet

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Introduction

Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet is a combination medicine that is prescribed to treat various types of respiratory infections. It treats the infection and prevents further infections by acting against the microorganisms. It also dilutes the thick mucus (phlegm) for easy cough out.

Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet is a prescription medicine and it is to be taken as suggested by the doctor. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine. The medicine may take some to show its effects on the symptoms. However, it is advised to consult the doctor if you feel an aggravation of the condition or if your condition does not improve.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, etc. To cope up with the side effects, you can take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. Generally, serious side effects are rare. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Patients with liver and kidney ailments must take this medicine with proper consultation and caution. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with the doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. During the treatment, you must take adequate rest for a faster recovery. While on the medication, your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Azcin AM Tablet

  • Treatment of Respiratory tract infection

Benefits of Azcin AM Tablet

In Treatment of Respiratory tract infection

Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet helps treat respiratory tract infection by killing the bacteria causing infection. It also helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This reduces congestion or stuffiness and helps in easy breathing. This medicine usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Along with medications, drink enough lukewarm water and gargle with warm salt water to feel better.

Side effects of Azcin AM Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Azcin AM

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Azcin AM 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. Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Azcin AM Tablet works

Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Azithromycin and Ambroxol which treat respiratory tract infection associated with excessive mucus (phlegm). Azithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Addition of Ambroxol enhances the antibacterial effect of Azithromycin.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Azcin AM Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Azcin AM 500mg/60mg 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.

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Quick Tips

  • Take your medication timely to maintain steady levels in your body.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet.
  • 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.
  • Stop taking Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Fact Box

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Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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Nose in close Cold chest flue a
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
Can't prescribe without proper clinical examination. It can be upper respiratory tract infection or lower respiratory tract infection
Cough problem and body pain also headache
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
It can be viral infection or respiratory tract infection. Consult a ENT specialist
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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet?

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. Can I stop taking Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Azcin AM 500mg/60mg Tablet as soon as you 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. Azithromycin monohydrate. Camberley, Surrey: Sandoz Ltd.; 2006 [revised 9 Apr. 2018]. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore. Ambroxol. [revised 29 Jun. 2011]. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Azithromycin. Camberley, Surrey: Sandoz Limited; 2004 [revised 9 Apr. 2018]. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. European Medicine Agency. Ambroxol; 2001. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  6. ScienceDirect. Ambroxol. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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