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AZIFAST 500 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR AZIFAST

Azithromycin(500mg)

food interaction for AZIFAST

alcohol interaction for AZIFAST

pregnancy interaction for AZIFAST

lactation interaction for AZIFAST

medicine interaction for AZIFAST

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Azifast 500 mg tablet at a fixed time.
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azifast 500 mg tablet.
SAFE
Azifast 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Azifast 500 mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR AZIFAST

    Azithromycin(500mg)

    Uses

    Azifast 500 mg tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and bacterial skin infections

    How it works

    Azifast 500 mg tablet is an antibiotic. It stops the bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

    Common side effects

    Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Gastrointestinal pain, Headache

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR AZIFAST 500 MG TABLET

    Patients taking AZIFAST 500 MG TABLET

    • 46%
      Once A Day
    • 32%
      Thrice A week
    • 13%
      Twice A Day
    • 3%
      Alternate Day
    • 3%
      Thrice A Day
    • 2%
      Twice A Week

    SUBSTITUTES FOR AZIFAST

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    • AZIBACT 500 MG TABLET
      (3 tablets in strip)
      Ipca Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 18.83/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 56.50
      same price
    • ATM 500 MG TABLET
      (3 tablets in strip)
      Indoco Remedies Ltd
      Rs. 18.72/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 56.16
      save 1% more per tablet
    • LAZ 500 MG TABLET
      (3 tablets in strip)
      Hetero Drugs Ltd
      Rs. 18.33/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 55
      save 3% more per tablet
    • ZITHROCIN 500 MG TABLET
      (3 tablets in strip)
      Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
      Rs. 22.17/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 66.51
      pay 18% more per tablet
    • AZILIDE 500MG TABLET
      (3 tablets in strip)
      Micro Labs Ltd
      Rs. 18.72/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 56.16
      save 1% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR AZIFAST

    • Do not  Azithromycin with food. Take it  1 hour before or 2 hours after food
    • Do not take Azithromycin if you are allergic to azithromycin, erythromycin , roxithromycin or clarithromycin
    • Do not take any antacids containing magnesium or aluminium for up to 2 hours before and after taking this drug.
    • Consult your doctor before taking this drug if you are pregnant or breast feeding 

    Frequently asked questions FOR AZIFAST

    Azithromycin

    Q.

    Is azithromycin/ Azithral/ Azax/ Zithrox/ Zithrox plus/ Azithro 500/Aziwok used for cough, cold and sore throat?
    Yes. Azithromycin (also available as Azithral/ Azax/ Zithrox/ Zithrox plus/ Azithro 500/Aziwok) is used to treat bacterial infections of the nose, throat and chest

    Q.

    Is azithromycin and erythromycin the same?
    No. Both are different type of antibiotic belonging to same class. Azithromycin is next generation antibiotic of erythromycin class

    Q.

    Is azithromycin safe?
    Azithromycin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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    WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT AZIFAST 500 MG TABLET

    How effective is this medicine?

    Effective
    50%
    Can't say
    33%
    Moderately effective
    17%

    Do you find this medicine expensive?

    Yes
    67%
    No
    33%

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)