Azi OD 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Azi OD Tablet

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Uses of Azi OD Tablet

Azi OD 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 Azi OD Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Azi OD 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 Azi OD 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Azi OD Tablet works

Azi od 500mg tablet is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Azi OD Tablet

Expert advice for Azi OD Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Azi od to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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 Azi od.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Azi OD 500mg Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azi OD 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Azi OD 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
Azi OD 500mg Tablet 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Azi OD 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Azi OD 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azi OD 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Azi OD 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azi OD 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Riztran 5mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Azi OD 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

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