Azikem 200 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Azikem Tablet
Azikem 200 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).
Azikem Tablet side effects
Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Azikem 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. Azikem 200 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Azikem Tablet works
Azikem 200 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.
Azikem Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azikem 200 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Azikem 200 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
Azikem 200 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
Azikem 200 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Azikem 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azikem 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Azikem 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azikem 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Azikem Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Azikem 200 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Azikem 200 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 Azikem 200 mg Tablet.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Azikem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
MODERATE
Brand(s): Diabic, Glywin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Glunase
MODERATE
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MINOR
Brand(s): Loxaris, Loxacon
MINOR
Brand(s): Medipax
MINOR
Brand(s): Arifril
MINOR
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
MINOR
Brand(s): Stozen, Sulpigold
MINOR
Brand(s): Zipris
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Azikem

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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FAQs

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 Azikem used for treating a cold and sore throat?
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. Is Azikem safe?
Azikem is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Azikem an antibiotic?
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.
Q. Is Azikem good for tonsillitis?
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.
Q. Is Azikem banned?
No, Azikem is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Azikem be used to treat a fever?
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.
Q. Is Azikem used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
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.
Q. Is Azikem good for acne?
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.
Q. Can I take Azikem with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
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).
Q. Does Azikem treat a cough?
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.
Q. Does Azikem affect sperm?
Azikem has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Azikem cause drowsiness?
No, Azikem does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Azikem.
Q. Does Azikem cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Azikem. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Azikem.
Q. Does Azikem affect fertility?
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.
Q. Can I take Azikem for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
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.
Q. Can I take Azikem for a toothache (tooth pain)?
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.
Q. Can I take Azikem for the flu?
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.
Q. Can I take Azikem for a sinus infection?
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.
Q. Can I take Azikem for yeast infection?
Azikem is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Azikem for chlamydia?
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.
Q. Can I take Azikem for tooth infection?
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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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