Azimax 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Azimax 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Azimax Tablet

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Uses of Azimax Tablet

Azimax 500mg Tablet 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 Azimax Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Azimax 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. Azimax 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Azimax Tablet works

Azimax 500mg tablet 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 Azimax Tablet

Expert advice for Azimax Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Azimax to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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 Azimax.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Azimax 500mg Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azimax 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Azimax 500mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Azimax 500mg 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Azimax 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Azimax 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azimax 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Azimax 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azimax 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Riztran 5mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Azimax 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

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