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Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension

MRP
44.89
15 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Azifine Suspension

Uses of Azifine Suspension

Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension 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).

Azifine Suspension side effects

Common

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

How to use Azifine Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Azifine Suspension works

Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension 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 Azifine Suspension

Expert advice for Azifine Suspension

  • Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension 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 Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension.
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Azifine Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Azifine Suspension
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension 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
Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension 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
Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Azifine Suspension?uses

If you miss a dose of Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension, 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

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Frequently asked questions about Azifine Suspension

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.
Q. Is Azifine used for treating a cold and sore throat?
Azifine is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Azifine in these conditions.
Q. Is Azifine safe?
Azifine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Azifine an antibiotic?
Yes, Azifine 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 Azifine. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Azifine good for tonsillitis?
Azifine can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Azifine for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
Q. Is Azifine banned?
No, Azifine is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Azifine be used to treat a fever?
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Azifine 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.
Q. Is Azifine used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Azifine is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Q. Is Azifine good for acne?
Azifine can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Azifine 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 Azifine with paracetamol?
Azifine 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 Azifine with omeprazole?
Azifine 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 Azifine with ibuprofen?
Azifine 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 Azifine with esomeprazole?
Azifine 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.
Q. Can I take Azifine with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
No interactions have been clinically observed between Azifine 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 Azifine and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
Q. Does Azifine treat a cough?
No, Azifine cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Azifine 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.
Q. Does Azifine affect sperm?
Azifine has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Azifine cause drowsiness?
No, Azifine does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Azifine.
Q. Does Azifine cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Azifine. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Azifine.
Q. Does Azifine affect fertility?
Azifine 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.
Q. Can I take Azifine for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
Yes, Azifine 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.
Q. Can I take Azifine for a toothache (tooth pain)?
Azifine 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 Azifine or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
Q. Can I take Azifine for the flu?
No, Azifine 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 Azifine as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Q. Can I take Azifine for a sinus infection?
Yes, Azifine 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.
Q. Can I take Azifine for yeast infection?
Azifine is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Azifine for chlamydia?
Yes, Azifine can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Q. Can I take Azifine for tooth infection?
Azifine 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 Azifine with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Azifine with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz
Azifine with Mizolastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Azifine with Ebastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Best, Ebahist
Azifine with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Azifine with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Azifine with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Azifine with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Azifine with Repaglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm
Azifine with Glipizide
MODERATE
Azifine with Chlorpropamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Azifine with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Azifine with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Azifine with Fluphenazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fluphenazine: Medipax, Monazine, Prolinate, Flupez
Azifine with Sulpiride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Azifine with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Azifine with Chlorpromazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil, Chlorpromazine, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor, Chlorotame, Zinetil, CPZ, Largactil, Talentil, Prozen
Azifine with Zotepine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zotepine: Sirilept
Azifine with Tiapride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Azifine with Thioridazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Thioridazine: R Zin, T Zine, Thioril, Tridaz, Multizine, Ridazin, Delnil, Thiolent, Zeneril, Sychozine, Psyril, Melleril, Tensaril, Repoise
Azifine with Trifluoperazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Trifluoperazine: Selocalm, Shicalm, Trazine, Relicalm, Trikozin
Azifine with Ziprasidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Ziprasidone: Zipris
Azifine with Blonanserin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Azifine with Asenapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Azifine with Loxapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxaris, Loxacon, Loxapax, Enipaxol, Loxpin, Loxacalm C, Loxapac
Azifine with Iloperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Azifine with Flupenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Flupenthixol: Pnxol, Anxiset
Azifine with Paliperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
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