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Azikam 250 mg Tablet

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Composition for Azikam 250 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Azikam 250 mg Tablet

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₹10.6/Tablet
6 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Azikam Tablet

Uses of Azikam Tablet

Azikam 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).

Azikam Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Azikam Tablet works

Azikam 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 Azikam Tablet

Expert advice for Azikam Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Azikam Tablet?uses

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