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Azigard 250 mg Tablet

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Composition for Azigard 250 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Azigard 250 mg Tablet

MRP
54.6
₹9.1/Tablet
6 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Azigard Tablet

Uses of Azigard Tablet

Azigard 250 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).

Azigard Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Azigard 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. Azigard 250 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Azigard Tablet works

Azigard 250 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 Azigard Tablet

Expert advice for Azigard Tablet

  • Azigard 250 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 Azigard 250 mg Tablet.
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Azigard Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Azigard Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azigard 250 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Azigard 250 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
Azigard 250 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
Azigard 250 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Azigard 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azigard 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Azigard 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azigard 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Azigard Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Azigard 250 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.

Patient Concerns

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