AZISTAR 500MG TABLET

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Medicine Overview of Azistar Tablet

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Uses of Azistar Tablet

AZISTAR 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 Azistar Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Azistar 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. AZISTAR 500MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Azistar Tablet works

Azistar 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 Azistar Tablet

Expert advice for Azistar Tablet

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

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

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