Azifine Plus 500mg Tablet

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Azifine Plus 500mg Tablet

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64.6
₹21.53/Tablet
3 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Azifine Plus Tablet

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Uses of Azifine Plus Tablet

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

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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

How Azifine Plus Tablet works

Azifine plus 500mg tablet is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Azifine Plus Tablet

Expert advice for Azifine Plus Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Azifine plus immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Azifine Plus 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azifine Plus 500mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Azifine Plus 500mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Azifine Plus 500mg 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Azifine Plus 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Azifine Plus 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in pat
ients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azifine Plus 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Azifine Plus 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in pat
ients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azifine Plus 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Paliris 3mg Tablet, Arkazid 2mg Tablet, Halocer 10mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Azithromycin, 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

Frequently asked questions for Azifine Plus 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

Yes, Azifine plus 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 plus. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Azifine plus is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Azifine plus in these conditions.
Q. Are Azifine plus and erythromycin same?
No, Azifine plus and erythromycin are two different antibiotics but belong to the same class of antibiotics. They differ in their action against different bacteria.
Azifine plus is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Azifine plus can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Azifine plus for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Azifine plus 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 plus 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 plus 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 plus can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Azifine plus 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 plus with paracetamol?
Azifine plus 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 plus with omeprazole?
Azifine plus 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 plus with ibuprofen?
Azifine plus 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 plus with esomeprazole?
Azifine plus 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 plus 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 plus and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
No, Azifine plus cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Azifine plus 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 plus has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, Azifine plus does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Azifine plus.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Azifine plus. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Azifine plus.
Azifine plus 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 plus 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 plus 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 plus or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
No, Azifine plus 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 plus as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Yes, Azifine plus 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 plus is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Yes, Azifine plus 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 plus 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.
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