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Azifine 500 mg Tablet

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Composition for Azifine 500 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Azifine 500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Azifine Tablet

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Uses of Azifine Tablet

Azifine 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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Azifine Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Azifine Tablet works

Azifine 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 Azifine Tablet

Expert advice for Azifine Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Azifine Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Azifine 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 Azifine 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.
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.
Azifine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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.
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.
No, Azifine 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. 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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Azifine has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, Azifine does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Azifine.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Azifine. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Azifine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Azifine is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
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.
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 Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almotan, Almigra, Almogril
Azifine with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Azifine with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Azifine with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft, Rapolax
Azifine with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Azifine with Lovastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Azifine with Simvastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Azifine with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Azifine with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmist, Zolmit, Zolpax
Azifine with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Azifine with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Azifine with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace, Regubeat
Azifine with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Azifine with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Azifine with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant: Ozurdex
Azifine with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Azifine with Fenticonazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenticonazole: Fenza
Azifine with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Azifine with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan, Virodin
Azifine with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin
Azifine with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate, Becoride, Bevent
Azifine with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Azifine with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Azifine with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Azifine 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
Azifine with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Azifine with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Azifine with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Azifine with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Azifine with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Azifine with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac, Buson
Azifine with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Azifine with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebibast, Stin, Ebasil, Temasil, Ecbast
Azifine with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist, Elina
Azifine with Iloperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
Azifine with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Azifine with Paliperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Azifine with Blonanserin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Azifine with Asenapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt

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