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Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension


Overview

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, and lungs (pneumonia).

Azifine Suspension side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

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.

Azifine Suspension related warnings

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?

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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension
ATM XL 200mg/5ml Suspension
Indoco Remedies Ltd
₹6.47/ml of Suspension
116% costlier
Azithro 200mg/5ml Suspension
Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
₹2.04/ml of Suspension
save 32%
₹3.12/ml of Suspension
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Azibest 200mg/5ml Suspension
Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd
₹2.89/ml of Suspension
save 3%
Azitus XL 200 Suspension
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₹3.23/ml of Suspension
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it 1 hour before or two hours after food.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension.
  • 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.
  • Stop taking Azifine 200 mg/5ml Suspension and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Azifine with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
MODERATE
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE
Brand(s): Loxaris, Loxacon
MINOR
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
MINOR
Brand(s): Quitsun, Qutec
MINOR
Brand(s): Medipax
MINOR
Brand(s): Stozen, Sulpigold
MINOR
Brand(s): Arifril
MINOR
Brand(s): Zipris
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Azifine

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Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
Blood is coming out from nose and throat. Injection E-klot was given 12 hours prior as well as E-klot tablet was taken twice, 13 hours and 2.5 hours before the present incident. Along with said medicines, Tab Azifine is taken twice and Alercet DC taken once. Bleeding is temporarily stopped now after washing head with cold water. Plz advice, what's the cause behind this sudden bleeding and what to do if if happens again in night? Should we consume more E-Klot tab?More to add, this incident of severe bleeding from nose and throat also happened on yesterday noon, approx 12 to 13 hours before.Sir, is there anybody or should I log off?
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Bleeding can be from septum or turbinate. Causes can be like trauma, hypertension, deranged coagulation profile. Primary treatment is to sit upright and Pinch the noseProper clinical examination needed for confirmation of diagnosis
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FAQs

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. Can the use of Azifine cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Azifine can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Azifine takes to work?

Usually, Azifine starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Azifine?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Azifine when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Azifine and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of Azifine cause infertility?

There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Azifine will cause infertility in males or females.
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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
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