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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?

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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

Questions Related to Azilup

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

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 Gliclazide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin
Azilup with Glipizide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase
Azilup with Glimepiride
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Azilup with Quetiapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Quetiapine: Quitsun, Qutec, Qutipin
Azilup with Fluphenazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fluphenazine: Medipax
Azilup with Aripiprazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Aripiprazole: Arifril
Azilup with Haloperidol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil
Azilup with Amisulpride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Amisulpride: Stozen, Sulpigold
Azilup with Ziprasidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Ziprasidone: Zipris
Azilup with Loxapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxaris, Loxacon

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