Azikem 100mg Oral Suspension

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Azikem 100mg Oral Suspension

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15 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Azikem Oral Suspension

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Uses of Azikem Oral Suspension

Azikem 100mg Oral Suspension 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 Azikem Oral Suspension

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Azikem Oral Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Azikem 100mg Oral Suspension at a fixed time.

How Azikem Oral Suspension works

Azikem 100mg oral suspension 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 Azikem Oral Suspension

Expert advice for Azikem Oral Suspension

  • 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 Azikem 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 Azikem 100mg Oral Suspension
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azikem 100mg Oral Suspension.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Azikem 100mg Oral Suspension 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
Azikem 100mg Oral Suspension 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
Azikem 100mg Oral Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Azikem 100mg Oral Suspension should be used with caution in
patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azikem 100mg Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Azikem 100mg Oral Suspension should be used with caution in
patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azikem 100mg Oral Suspension 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 Azikem 100mg Oral Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

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