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Azirav 250 mg Syrup


Overview

Introduction of Azirav Syrup

Azirav 250 mg Syrup is an antibiotic used for common bacterial infections of ear, nose, throat, and lungs in adults and children. It is also used for some sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic effective in killing many gram-positive bacteria, some gram-negative bacteria, and other bacteria. Azirav 250 mg Syrup is taken orally, preferably either one hour before or 2 hours after food. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than advised. The dose and length of treatment may differ for various infections. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared but skipping doses or stopping it early may increase the risk of further infection that is more difficult to treat. The most common side effects are diarrhea, nausea, pain in the abdomen, and vomiting. Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy to this medicine. This medicine can potentially cause serious heart rhythm abnormalities, especially in patients who already have heart problems. Hence, inform your doctor about any such history before taking this medicine. Also, inform your doctor about any other medicines that you might be taking currently for other health problems.

Uses of Azirav Syrup

Azirav Syrup side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Azirav Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Azirav 250 mg Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Azirav Syrup works

Azirav 250 mg Syrup 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.

Azirav Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Azirav 250 mg Syrup does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Azirav 250 mg Syrup is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Azirav 250 mg Syrup is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Azirav 250 mg Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Azirav 250 mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azirav 250 mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Azirav 250 mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azirav 250 mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Azirav Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Azirav 250 mg Syrup, 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Azirav 250 mg Syrup to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it 1 hour before or two hours after food.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Azirav 250 mg Syrup.
  • 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.
  • Stop taking Azirav 250 mg Syrup and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Azirav with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
MODERATE
Brand(s): Loxaris, Loxacon
MINOR
Brand(s): Arifril
MINOR
Brand(s): Medipax
MINOR
Brand(s): Cizonil
MINOR
Brand(s): Quitsun, Qutec
MINOR
Brand(s): Zipris
MINOR
Brand(s): Stozen, Sulpigold
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Azirav

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Dr. Pranav Gupta
Child Specialist
Mega CV is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections
Kya fever main cefixime 50 mg dry syrup de sakte haiKitna ml dena hota hai
Dr. Amit Modi
Child Specialist
Hello, Cefixime is a third generation cephalosporin, an antibiotic used in specific bacterial infections. For fever you must use antipyretics like paracetamol to decrease the temperature. Antibiotic is only to be started if bacterial infection is suspected. Do visit a pediatrician for clinical examination of your child.
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FAQs

Q. Is Azirav safe?

Azirav is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Azirav an antibiotic?

Yes, Azirav 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 Azirav. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.

Q. Can the use of Azirav cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Azirav can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Azirav takes to work?

Usually, Azirav starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Azirav?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Azirav when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Azirav and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of Azirav cause infertility?

There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Azirav will cause infertility in males or females.

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