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Azcin Gel

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Primarily used for

Bacterial infections of the eye
15 gm in 1 tube

Medicine Overview of Azcin Gel


Uses of Azcin Gel

Azcin Gel is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye.

How to use Azcin Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Azcin Gel works

Azcin Gel belongs to a class of medications called as macrolide antibiotics. It works by interfering with formation of essential protein (protein synthesis) thereby preventing the bacteria from growing and reproducing.

In Depth Information on Azcin Gel

Expert advice for Azcin Gel

  • Your doctor has prescribed Azcin to treat bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
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Azcin Gel related warnings
Special precautions for Azcin Gel
No interaction found
Azcin Gel 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.
Azcin Gel 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.

It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
It is not known whether Azcin Gel alters the ability to driv
e. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
There is limited information available on the use of Azcin G
el in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Azcin Gel

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Substitutes for Azcin Gel

Azifast 2% Gel
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₹3.95/gm of Gel
18% costlier
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