Azimed 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Azimed 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Azimed Tablet

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Uses of Azimed Tablet

Azimed 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 Azimed Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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

How Azimed Tablet works

Azimed 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 Azimed Tablet

Expert advice for Azimed Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Azimed 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 Azimed.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Azimed 500mg Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azimed 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Azimed 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
Azimed 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
Azimed 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Azimed 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azimed 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Azimed 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azimed 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 Azimed 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

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