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Azifast 500 mg Tablet

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Composition for Azifast 500 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Azifast 500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Azifast Tablet

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Uses of Azifast Tablet

Azifast 500 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used in bacterial infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Azifast Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Azifast are Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Azifast 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. Azifast 500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Azifast Tablet works

Azifast 500 mg Tablet 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.

In Depth Information on Azifast Tablet

Expert advice for Azifast Tablet

  • Azifast 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 Azifast 500 mg Tablet.
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Azifast Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Azifast Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azifast 500 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Azifast 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
Azifast 500 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Azifast 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azifast 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Azifast 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azifast 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Azifast Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Azifast 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.

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