Azifast 2% Gel

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20 gm in 1 tube
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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

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Azifast immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with liver problems.
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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 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.

It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
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Driving
It is not known whether Azifast 2% Gel alters the ability to
drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Azifast
2% Gel in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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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Substitutes for Azifast

No substitutes found for this medicine
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