Content Details
Written By
PhD (Pharmacology), PGDPRA
Reviewed By
Writing in Medical Sciences, Medical Writing, Advanced PG Diploma in Clinical Research
Last updated on:
24 Mar 2019 | 12:12 AM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy

Azibest 200 mg/5ml Suspension


Overview

Uses of Azibest Suspension

Azibest 200 mg/5ml Suspension is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used in bacterial infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, and lungs (pneumonia).

Azibest Suspension side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Azibest Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Azibest 200 mg/5ml Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Azibest Suspension works

Azibest 200 mg/5ml Suspension 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.

Azibest Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azibest 200 mg/5ml Suspension.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Azibest 200 mg/5ml Suspension 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
Azibest 200 mg/5ml Suspension 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
Azibest 200 mg/5ml Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Azibest 200 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azibest 200 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Azibest 200 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azibest 200 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Azibest Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Azibest 200 mg/5ml Suspension, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Azibest 200 mg/5ml Suspension
ATM XL 200mg/5ml Suspension
Indoco Remedies Ltd
₹6.47/ml of Suspension
124% costlier
Azithro 200mg/5ml Suspension
Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
₹2.04/ml of Suspension
save 29%
₹3.12/ml of Suspension
8% costlier
Azifine 200mg/5ml Suspension
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹2.99/ml of Suspension
3% costlier
Azitus XL 200 Suspension
Zuventus Healthcare Ltd
₹3.23/ml of Suspension
12% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Azibest 200 mg/5ml Suspension to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it 1 hour before or two hours after food.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Azibest 200 mg/5ml Suspension.
  • 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.
  • Stop taking Azibest 200 mg/5ml Suspension and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Azibest with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zipris
MINOR
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
MINOR
Brand(s): Loxaris, Loxacon
MINOR
Brand(s): Arifril
MINOR
Brand(s): Medipax
MINOR
Brand(s): Stozen, Sulpigold
MINOR
Brand(s): Quitsun, Qutec
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Azibest

arrow
Throat infection and running nose I can't sleepNow I taken Azibest 500 mg can i take 3 day
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
No self medicines should be taken. Visit ent specialist near you and start medicine only once he examine and prescribe
My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Azibest 200 mg/5ml Suspension?

FAQs

Q. Is Azibest safe?

Azibest is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Azibest an antibiotic?

Yes, Azibest 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 Azibest. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.

Q. Can the use of Azibest cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Azibest can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Azibest takes to work?

Usually, Azibest starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Azibest?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Azibest when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Azibest and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of Azibest cause infertility?

There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Azibest will cause infertility in males or females.

Related Products

Disclaimer: 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Peninsula Chambers, Peninsula Corporate Park, G.K Marg, Lower Parel (West), Mumbai - 400013, Maharashtra, INDIA.
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Azibest 200mg/5ml Suspension. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
Best Price
₹32.55
MRP43.4  Get 25% OFF
Use coupon NEW25 to avail this offer on your first purchase. Valid only on orders above ₹800.
15 ml in 1 bottle
ADD TO CART