Medicine Overview of Azisafe Tablet
Azisafe 250 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).
Side Effects of Azisafe are Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.
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. Azisafe 250 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Azisafe 250 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 Azisafe Tablet
- Azisafe 250 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 Azisafe 250 mg Tablet.
Azisafe Tablet related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azisafe 250 mg Tablet.
Azisafe 250 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.
Azisafe 250 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.
Azisafe 250 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Azisafe 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azisafe 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Azisafe 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azisafe 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Azisafe 250 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.
Frequently asked questions about Azisafe Tablet
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 Azisafe used for treating a cold and sore throat?
Azisafe is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Azisafe in these conditions.
Azisafe is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Azisafe an antibiotic?
Yes, Azisafe 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 Azisafe. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Azisafe good for tonsillitis?
Azisafe can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Azisafe for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Azisafe is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Azisafe be used to treat a fever?
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Azisafe 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 Azisafe used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Azisafe 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 Azisafe good for acne?
Azisafe can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Azisafe 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 Azisafe with paracetamol?
Azisafe 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 Azisafe with omeprazole?
Azisafe 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 Azisafe with ibuprofen?
Azisafe 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 Azisafe with esomeprazole?
Azisafe 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 Azisafe with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
No interactions have been clinically observed between Azisafe 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 Azisafe and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
Q. Does Azisafe treat a cough?
No, Azisafe cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Azisafe 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 Azisafe affect sperm?
Azisafe has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Azisafe cause drowsiness?
No, Azisafe does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Azisafe.
Q. Does Azisafe cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Azisafe. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Azisafe.
Q. Does Azisafe affect fertility?
Azisafe 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 Azisafe for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
Yes, Azisafe 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 Azisafe for a toothache (tooth pain)?
Azisafe 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 Azisafe or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
Q. Can I take Azisafe for the flu?
No, Azisafe 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 Azisafe as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Q. Can I take Azisafe for a sinus infection?
Yes, Azisafe 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 Azisafe for yeast infection?
Azisafe is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Azisafe for chlamydia?
Yes, Azisafe 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 Azisafe for tooth infection?
Azisafe 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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