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AZIDUS 500 MG TABLET

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Composition for AZIDUS 500 MG TABLET

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Primary uses of AZIDUS 500 MG TABLET

Bacterial infections of the eye, Conjunctivitis, Bacterial infections
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Medicine Overview of Azidus Tablet

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Uses of Azidus Tablet

AZIDUS 500 MG TABLET is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye, conjunctivitis, 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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Azidus Tablet side effects

Common

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Azidus 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. AZIDUS 500 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Azidus Tablet works

AZIDUS 500 MG 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 Azidus Tablet

Expert advice for Azidus Tablet

  • AZIDUS 500 MG TABLET 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 AZIDUS 500 MG TABLET.
  • Your doctor has prescribed AZIDUS 500 MG TABLET to treat bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
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Azidus Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Azidus Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with AZIDUS 500 MG TABLET.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
AZIDUS 500 MG 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.
Lactation
SAFE
AZIDUS 500 MG 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.
Driving
SAFE
AZIDUS 500 MG TABLET does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
AZIDUS 500 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of AZIDUS 500 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
AZIDUS 500 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of AZIDUS 500 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Azidus Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of AZIDUS 500 MG TABLET, 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 about Azidus Tablet

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.
Azidus is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Azidus in these conditions.
Azidus is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, Azidus 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 Azidus. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Azidus can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Azidus for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Azidus 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. Azidus 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.
Azidus is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Azidus can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Azidus 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 Azidus with paracetamol?
Azidus 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 Azidus with omeprazole?
Azidus 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 Azidus with ibuprofen?
Azidus 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 Azidus with esomeprazole?
Azidus 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 Azidus 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 Azidus and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
No, Azidus cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Azidus 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.
Azidus has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, Azidus does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Azidus.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Azidus. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Azidus.
Azidus 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, Azidus 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.
Azidus 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 Azidus or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
No, Azidus 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 Azidus as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Yes, Azidus 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.
Azidus is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Yes, Azidus can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Azidus 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 Azidus with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Azidus with Simvastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Azidus with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almotan, Almigra, Almogril
Azidus with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft, Rapolax
Azidus with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Azidus with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Azidus with Lovastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Azidus with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Azidus with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmist, Zolmit, Zolpax
Azidus with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Azidus with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Azidus with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Azidus with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Azidus with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan, Virodin
Azidus with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Azidus with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Azidus with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate, Becoride, Bevent
Azidus with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant: Ozurdex
Azidus with Fenticonazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenticonazole: Fenza
Azidus with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Azidus with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Azidus with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin
Azidus with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Azidus with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Azidus with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S, Q Spin
Azidus with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Azidus with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Azidus with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Azidus with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Azidus with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac, Buson
Azidus with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Azidus with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Azidus with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Azidus with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Azidus with Astemizole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Azidus with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebibast, Stin, Ebasil, Temasil, Ecbast
Azidus with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Azidus with Asenapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Azidus with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Azidus with Iloperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone

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