Medicine Overview of Azilide Tablet DT
Azilide 250 mg Tablet DT 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 Azilide are Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Azilide 250 mg Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Azilide 250 mg Tablet DT 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 Azilide Tablet DT
- Azilide 250 mg Tablet DT 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 Azilide 250 mg Tablet DT.
Azilide Tablet DT related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azilide 250 mg Tablet DT.
Azilide 250 mg Tablet DT 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.
Azilide 250 mg Tablet DT 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.
Azilide 250 mg Tablet DT does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Azilide 250 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azilide 250 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Azilide 250 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azilide 250 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Azilide 250 mg Tablet DT, 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 Azilide Tablet DT
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 Azilide used for treating a cold and sore throat?
Azilide is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Azilide in these conditions.
Azilide is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Azilide an antibiotic?
Yes, Azilide 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 Azilide. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Azilide good for tonsillitis?
Azilide can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Azilide for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Azilide is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Azilide be used to treat a fever?
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Azilide 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 Azilide used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Azilide 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 Azilide good for acne?
Azilide can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Azilide 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 Azilide with paracetamol?
Azilide 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 Azilide with omeprazole?
Azilide 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 Azilide with ibuprofen?
Azilide 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 Azilide with esomeprazole?
Azilide 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 Azilide with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
No interactions have been clinically observed between Azilide 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 Azilide and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
Q. Does Azilide treat a cough?
No, Azilide cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Azilide 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 Azilide affect sperm?
Azilide has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Azilide cause drowsiness?
No, Azilide does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Azilide.
Q. Does Azilide cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Azilide. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Azilide.
Q. Does Azilide affect fertility?
Azilide 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 Azilide for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
Yes, Azilide 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 Azilide for a toothache (tooth pain)?
Azilide 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 Azilide or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
Q. Can I take Azilide for the flu?
No, Azilide 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 Azilide as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Q. Can I take Azilide for a sinus infection?
Yes, Azilide 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 Azilide for yeast infection?
Azilide is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Azilide for chlamydia?
Yes, Azilide 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 Azilide for tooth infection?
Azilide 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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