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Azforin 250 mg Tablet DT

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Composition for Azforin 250 mg Tablet DT

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Primary uses of Azforin 250 mg Tablet DT

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Medicine Overview of Azforin Tablet DT

Uses of Azforin Tablet DT

Azforin 250 mg Tablet DT 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).

Azforin Tablet DT side effects

Common

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

How to use Azforin Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Azforin 250 mg Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Azforin Tablet DT works

Azforin 250 mg Tablet DT 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 Azforin Tablet DT

Expert advice for Azforin Tablet DT

  • Azforin 250 mg Tablet DT 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 Azforin 250 mg Tablet DT.
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Azforin Tablet DT related warnings

Special precautions for Azforin Tablet DT
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azforin 250 mg Tablet DT.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Azforin 250 mg Tablet DT 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
Azforin 250 mg Tablet DT 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
Azforin 250 mg Tablet DT does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Azforin 250 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azforin 250 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Azforin 250 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azforin 250 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Azforin Tablet DT?

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If you miss a dose of Azforin 250 mg Tablet DT, 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

Questions Related to Azforin

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects

Frequently asked questions about Azforin Tablet DT

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.
Q. Is Azforin used for treating a cold and sore throat?
Azforin is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Azforin in these conditions.
Q. Is Azforin safe?
Azforin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Azforin an antibiotic?
Yes, Azforin 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 Azforin. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Azforin good for tonsillitis?
Azforin can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Azforin for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
Q. Is Azforin banned?
No, Azforin is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Azforin be used to treat a fever?
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Azforin 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.
Q. Is Azforin used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Azforin is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Q. Is Azforin good for acne?
Azforin can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Azforin 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 Azforin with paracetamol?
Azforin 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 Azforin with omeprazole?
Azforin 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 Azforin with ibuprofen?
Azforin 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 Azforin with esomeprazole?
Azforin 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.
Q. Can I take Azforin with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
No interactions have been clinically observed between Azforin 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 Azforin and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
Q. Does Azforin treat a cough?
No, Azforin cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Azforin 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.
Q. Does Azforin affect sperm?
Azforin has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Azforin cause drowsiness?
No, Azforin does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Azforin.
Q. Does Azforin cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Azforin. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Azforin.
Q. Does Azforin affect fertility?
Azforin 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.
Q. Can I take Azforin for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
Yes, Azforin 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.
Q. Can I take Azforin for a toothache (tooth pain)?
Azforin 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 Azforin or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
Q. Can I take Azforin for the flu?
No, Azforin 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 Azforin as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Q. Can I take Azforin for a sinus infection?
Yes, Azforin 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.
Q. Can I take Azforin for yeast infection?
Azforin is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Azforin for chlamydia?
Yes, Azforin can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Q. Can I take Azforin for tooth infection?
Azforin 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 Azforin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Azforin with Gliclazide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin
Azforin with Glipizide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase
Azforin with Glimepiride
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Azforin with Loxapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxaris, Loxacon
Azforin with Aripiprazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Aripiprazole: Arifril
Azforin with Quetiapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Quetiapine: Quitsun, Qutec, Qutipin
Azforin with Amisulpride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Amisulpride: Stozen, Sulpigold
Azforin with Fluphenazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fluphenazine: Medipax
Azforin with Haloperidol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil
Azforin with Ziprasidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Ziprasidone: Zipris

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