AZIFAST 2% GEL

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Primarily used for

72
20 GM in 1 tube
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Substitutes for AZIFAST

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of AZIFAST GEL

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Uses of AZIFAST GEL

Azifast 2% gel is used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections.
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Side effects of AZIFAST GEL

Common

Vomiting, Pain, Eye irritation, Application site itching, Nausea, Allergy, Abdominal pain, Eye redness, Diarrhoea, Burning sensation.

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How to use AZIFAST GEL

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How AZIFAST GEL works

Azithromycin belongs to a class of medications called as macrolide antibiotics. It works by interfering with formation of essential protein (protein synthesis) thereby preventing the bacteria from growing and reproducing.

In Depth Information on AZIFAST GEL

Expert advice for AZIFAST GEL

  • Azithromycin eye drops are meant for topical ophthalmic use only. In case of accidental consumption, contact your doctor immediately.  
  • Be sure to use azithromycin drops for the full course of treatment and avoid prolonged use of azithromycin eye drops as long-term or repeated use may cause a secondary infection.
  • Discontinue use and contact your doctor immediately if the infection worsens.
  • Do not wear contact lenses while on azithromycin therapy.
  • Do not drive or use any machinery after using azithromycin eye drops as may cause blurred vision.
  • Consult your doctor before using azithromycin eye drops in children < 1 year. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to azithromycin or erythromycin or any macrolide or ketolide antibiotic or any of its ingredients. 
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Warnings
Special precautions for AZIFAST 2% GEL
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Azifast 2% gel 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
Azifast 2% gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for AZIFAST 2% GEL

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin Topical

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.

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