Medicine Overview of Azikab Tablet
Azikab 100 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).
Side Effects of Azikab are Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.
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. Azikab 100 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Azikab 100 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 Azikab Tablet
- Azikab 100 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 Azikab 100 mg Tablet.
Azikab Tablet related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azikab 100 mg Tablet.
Azikab 100 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.
Azikab 100 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.
Azikab 100 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Azikab 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azikab 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Azikab 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azikab 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Azikab 100 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.
Frequently asked questions about Azikab Tablet
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 Azikab used for treating a cold and sore throat?
Azikab is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Azikab in these conditions.
Azikab is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Azikab an antibiotic?
Yes, Azikab 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 Azikab. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Azikab good for tonsillitis?
Azikab can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Azikab for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Azikab is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Azikab be used to treat a fever?
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Azikab 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 Azikab used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Azikab 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 Azikab good for acne?
Azikab can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Azikab 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 Azikab with paracetamol?
Azikab 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 Azikab with omeprazole?
Azikab 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 Azikab with ibuprofen?
Azikab 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 Azikab with esomeprazole?
Azikab 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 Azikab with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
No interactions have been clinically observed between Azikab 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 Azikab and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
Q. Does Azikab treat a cough?
No, Azikab cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Azikab 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 Azikab affect sperm?
Azikab has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Azikab cause drowsiness?
No, Azikab does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Azikab.
Q. Does Azikab cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Azikab. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Azikab.
Q. Does Azikab affect fertility?
Azikab 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 Azikab for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
Yes, Azikab 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 Azikab for a toothache (tooth pain)?
Azikab 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 Azikab or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
Q. Can I take Azikab for the flu?
No, Azikab 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 Azikab as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Q. Can I take Azikab for a sinus infection?
Yes, Azikab 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 Azikab for yeast infection?
Azikab is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Azikab for chlamydia?
Yes, Azikab 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 Azikab for tooth infection?
Azikab 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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