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AZILUP 500 MG TABLET

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Composition for AZILUP 500 MG TABLET

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Primary uses of AZILUP 500 MG TABLET

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Medicine Overview of Azilup Tablet

Uses of Azilup Tablet

AZILUP 500 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).

Azilup Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Azilup 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. AZILUP 500 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Azilup Tablet works

AZILUP 500 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 Azilup Tablet

Expert advice for Azilup Tablet

  • AZILUP 500 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 AZILUP 500 MG TABLET.
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Azilup Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Azilup Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with AZILUP 500 MG TABLET.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
AZILUP 500 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
AZILUP 500 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
AZILUP 500 MG TABLET does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
AZILUP 500 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of AZILUP 500 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
AZILUP 500 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of AZILUP 500 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Azilup Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of AZILUP 500 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 Azilup 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 Azilup used for treating a cold and sore throat?
Azilup is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Azilup in these conditions.
Q. Is Azilup safe?
Azilup is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Azilup an antibiotic?
Yes, Azilup 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 Azilup. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Azilup good for tonsillitis?
Azilup can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Azilup for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
Q. Is Azilup banned?
No, Azilup is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Azilup be used to treat a fever?
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Azilup 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 Azilup used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Azilup 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 Azilup good for acne?
Azilup can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Azilup 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 Azilup with paracetamol?
Azilup 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 Azilup with omeprazole?
Azilup 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 Azilup with ibuprofen?
Azilup 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 Azilup with esomeprazole?
Azilup 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 Azilup with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
No interactions have been clinically observed between Azilup 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 Azilup and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
Q. Does Azilup treat a cough?
No, Azilup cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Azilup 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 Azilup affect sperm?
Azilup has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Azilup cause drowsiness?
No, Azilup does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Azilup.
Q. Does Azilup cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Azilup. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Azilup.
Q. Does Azilup affect fertility?
Azilup 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 Azilup for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
Yes, Azilup 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 Azilup for a toothache (tooth pain)?
Azilup 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 Azilup or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
Q. Can I take Azilup for the flu?
No, Azilup 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 Azilup as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Q. Can I take Azilup for a sinus infection?
Yes, Azilup 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 Azilup for yeast infection?
Azilup is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Azilup for chlamydia?
Yes, Azilup 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 Azilup for tooth infection?
Azilup 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 Azilup with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Azilup with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Azilup with Mizolastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Azilup with Ebastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Best, Ebahist
Azilup with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz
Azilup with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Azilup with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Azilup with Glipizide
MODERATE
Azilup with Chlorpropamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Azilup with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Azilup with Repaglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm
Azilup with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Azilup with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Azilup with Thioridazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Thioridazine: R Zin, T Zine, Thioril, Tridaz, Multizine, Ridazin, Delnil, Thiolent, Zeneril, Sychozine, Psyril, Melleril, Tensaril, Repoise
Azilup with Fluphenazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fluphenazine: Medipax, Monazine, Prolinate, Flupez
Azilup with Zotepine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zotepine: Sirilept
Azilup with Iloperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Azilup with Blonanserin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Azilup with Sulpiride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Azilup with Tiapride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Azilup with Chlorpromazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil, Chlorpromazine, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor, Chlorotame, Zinetil, CPZ, Largactil, Talentil, Prozen
Azilup with Loxapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxaris, Loxacon, Loxapax, Enipaxol, Loxpin, Loxacalm C, Loxapac
Azilup with Flupenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Flupenthixol: Pnxol, Anxiset
Azilup with Paliperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Azilup with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Azilup with Asenapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Azilup with Ziprasidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Ziprasidone: Zipris
Azilup with Trifluoperazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Trifluoperazine: Selocalm, Shicalm, Trazine, Relicalm, Trikozin

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