Medicine Overview of Azisef Tablet
Azisef 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 Azisef 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. Azisef 250 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Azisef 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 Azisef Tablet
- Azisef 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 Azisef 250 mg Tablet.
Azisef Tablet related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azisef 250 mg Tablet.
Azisef 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.
Azisef 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.
Azisef 250 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Azisef 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azisef 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Azisef 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azisef 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Azisef 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.
Questions Related to Azisef
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
Frequently asked questions about Azisef 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 Azisef used for treating a cold and sore throat?
Azisef is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Azisef in these conditions.
Azisef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Azisef an antibiotic?
Yes, Azisef 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 Azisef. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Azisef good for tonsillitis?
Azisef can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Azisef for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Azisef is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Azisef be used to treat a fever?
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Azisef 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 Azisef used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Azisef 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 Azisef good for acne?
Azisef can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Azisef 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 Azisef with paracetamol?
Azisef 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 Azisef with omeprazole?
Azisef 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 Azisef with ibuprofen?
Azisef 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 Azisef with esomeprazole?
Azisef 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 Azisef with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
No interactions have been clinically observed between Azisef 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 Azisef and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
Q. Does Azisef treat a cough?
No, Azisef cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Azisef 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 Azisef affect sperm?
Azisef has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Azisef cause drowsiness?
No, Azisef does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Azisef.
Q. Does Azisef cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Azisef. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Azisef.
Q. Does Azisef affect fertility?
Azisef 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 Azisef for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
Yes, Azisef 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 Azisef for a toothache (tooth pain)?
Azisef 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 Azisef or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
Q. Can I take Azisef for the flu?
No, Azisef 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 Azisef as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Q. Can I take Azisef for a sinus infection?
Yes, Azisef 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 Azisef for yeast infection?
Azisef is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Azisef for chlamydia?
Yes, Azisef 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 Azisef for tooth infection?
Azisef 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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