Azest 500mg Tablet

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Zest Pharma

Composition for Azest 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Azest Tablet

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Uses of Azest Tablet

Azest 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 Azest Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Azest 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 Azest 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Azest Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Azest Tablet

Expert advice for Azest Tablet

  • Take Azest only when prescribed by your doctor
  • Azest can be taken with or without food
  • Do not take aluminum and magnesium containing antacids with Azest. It should be taken one hour before or two hours after taking antacids
  • Azest commonly causes nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Contact your doctor immediately in case you experience any allergic reaction like severe skin rash while taking Azest
  • Use of Azest during pregnancy is not advisable until considered absolutely necessary by your physician
  • Breastfeeding should be stopped while taking Azest. It is recommended to discard the milk during the treatment and up till 2 days after discontinuation of Azest
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Warnings
Special precautions for Azest 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azest 500mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Azest 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
Azest 500mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human s
tudies 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Azest 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Azest 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azest 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Azest 500mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild and moderate liver disease. Not advisable in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Arkazid 2mg Tablet, Halocer 10mg Tablet, Calmperidone 6mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Azest 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

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