Azirow 500mg Injection

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Azirow 500mg Injection is an antibiotic used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It is effective in most infections of the respiratory tract, ear, nose, throat, skin, and eye in adults and children. It may also be effective in some sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea.

Azirow 500mg Injection is also used to treat infections of the pelvic area and reproductive tract in women. It is a broad-spectrum type of antibiotic effective in killing many types of gram-positive bacteria, some types of gram-negative bacteria, and other microorganisms. This medicine is given by drip or by direct injection into a vein, under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Precise dosage and duration of treatment will be decided by your doctor based on your underlying condition and response to therapy. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

Commonly seen side effects with this medicine include vomiting, nausea, stomach pain, and diarrhea. Some people may also develop pain, swelling, or redness at the site of injection occasionally. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment.  Consult your doctor if you find these side effects worry you or persist for a longer duration.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy or heart problems before taking this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine.

Uses of Azirow Injection

Benefits of Azirow Injection

In Bacterial infections

Azirow 500mg Injection is a versatile antibiotic medicine that can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the ear, nose, throat, lungs, skin, and eye in adults and children. It is also used for treating typhoid fever and some sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea. It works by stopping the growth of the bacteria causing the infection.
This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. Azirow 500mg Injection is given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Azirow Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Azirow

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Azirow Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Azirow Injection works

Azirow 500mg Injection 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Azirow 500mg Injection.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Azirow 500mg Injection 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Azirow 500mg Injection 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
Azirow 500mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Azirow 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azirow 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Azirow 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azirow 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Azirow Injection?

If you miss a dose of Azirow 500mg Injection, consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • 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.
  • 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 Azirow 500mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Macrolides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Macrolides

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Azirow with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Alestol, Astelong, Astem
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Qubast, Basbat, Ebaler
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Zehist
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Terfed
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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Rowlinges Life Sciences, S.C.F. 435, 2nd Floor, Motor Markete, Manimajra District, Chandigarh-160101, India
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: July, 2021

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