Azcin Gel

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Medicine Overview of Azcin Gel

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Uses of Azcin Gel

Azcin Gel is used in the treatment of conjunctivitis.
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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

  • Azithromycin eye drops are meant for topical ophthalmic use only. In case of accidental consumption, contact your doctor immediately.  
  • Be sure to use azithromycin drops for the full course of treatment and avoid prolonged use of azithromycin eye drops as long-term or repeated use may cause a secondary infection.
  • Discontinue use and contact your doctor immediately if the infection worsens.
  • Do not wear contact lenses while on azithromycin therapy.
  • Do not drive or use any machinery after using azithromycin eye drops as may cause blurred vision.
  • Consult your doctor before using azithromycin eye drops in children < 1 year. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to azithromycin or erythromycin or any macrolide or ketolide antibiotic or any of its ingredients. 
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Warnings
Special precautions for Azcin Gel
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
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.
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Lactation
SAFE
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.
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Driving
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.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Azcin G
el in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Azcin 2% Gel

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin Topical

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.

Substitutes for Azcin Gel

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