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Azistart O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet SR

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Overview

Introduction

Azistart O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet SR is a combination medicine. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection.

Azistart O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet SR is a prescription medicine and it is to be taken it as suggested by the doctor. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine. The medicine may take some to show its effects on the symptoms. However, it is advised to consult the doctor if you feel an aggravation of the condition or if your condition does not improve.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, etc. To cope up with the side effects, you can take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. Generally, serious side effects are rare. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Patients with liver and kidney ailments must take this medicine with proper consultation and caution. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with the doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. During the treatment, you must take adequate rest for a faster recovery. While on the medication, your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Azistart O Tablet SR

Side effects of Azistart O Tablet SR

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain

How to use Azistart O Tablet SR

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. Azistart O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Azistart O Tablet SR works

Azistart O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet SR is a combination of two medicines: Azithromycin and Ofloxacin. Azithromycin stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Ofloxacin works by preventing the bacteria from reproducing and repairing themselves. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Azistart O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet SR.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Azistart O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet SR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Azistart O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet SR is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Azistart O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet SR may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Azistart O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azistart O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Azistart O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azistart O 500 mg/400 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

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

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. What if I miss my dose?

Take Azistart O as soon you as remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

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References
  1. Azithromycin monohydrate. Camberley, Surrey: Sandoz Limited: 2006 [revised 31 Aug. 2018] [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ofloxacin. Hatfield, Hertfordshire: Generics UK T/A Mylan; 2002 [revised Mar. 2016]. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Azithromycin monohydrate. Frimley, Camberley: Sandoz Ltd.; 2006 [revised 31 Aug. 2018]. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Ofloxacin. Raritan, New Jersey: Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; 2008. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Azithromycin. Camberley, Surrey: Sandoz Limited; 2004 [revised 9 Apr. 2018]. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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