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AZISWIFT 500MG TABLET

Lupin Ltd

Composition for AZISWIFT 500MG TABLET

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Primary uses of AZISWIFT 500MG TABLET

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Medicine Overview of Aziswift Tablet

Uses of Aziswift Tablet

AZISWIFT 500MG 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).

Aziswift Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Aziswift are Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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

How Aziswift Tablet works

AZISWIFT 500MG 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 Aziswift Tablet

Expert advice for Aziswift Tablet

  • AZISWIFT 500MG 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 AZISWIFT 500MG TABLET.
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Aziswift Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Aziswift Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with AZISWIFT 500MG TABLET.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
AZISWIFT 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.
Lactation
SAFE
AZISWIFT 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.
Driving
SAFE
AZISWIFT 500MG TABLET does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
AZISWIFT 500MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of AZISWIFT 500MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
AZISWIFT 500MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of AZISWIFT 500MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Aziswift Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of AZISWIFT 500MG 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Aziswift Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Azithromycin

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 Aziswift used for treating a cold and sore throat?
Aziswift is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Aziswift in these conditions.
Q. Is Aziswift safe?
Aziswift is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Aziswift an antibiotic?
Yes, Aziswift 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 Aziswift. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Aziswift good for tonsillitis?
Aziswift can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Aziswift for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
Q. Is Aziswift banned?
No, Aziswift is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Aziswift be used to treat a fever?
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Aziswift 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 Aziswift used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Aziswift 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 Aziswift good for acne?
Aziswift can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Aziswift 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 Aziswift with paracetamol?
Aziswift 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 Aziswift with omeprazole?
Aziswift 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 Aziswift with ibuprofen?
Aziswift 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 Aziswift with esomeprazole?
Aziswift 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 Aziswift with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
No interactions have been clinically observed between Aziswift 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 Aziswift and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
Q. Does Aziswift treat a cough?
No, Aziswift cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Aziswift 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 Aziswift affect sperm?
Aziswift has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Aziswift cause drowsiness?
No, Aziswift does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Aziswift.
Q. Does Aziswift cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Aziswift. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Aziswift.
Q. Does Aziswift affect fertility?
Aziswift 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 Aziswift for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
Yes, Aziswift 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 Aziswift for a toothache (tooth pain)?
Aziswift 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 Aziswift or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
Q. Can I take Aziswift for the flu?
No, Aziswift 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 Aziswift as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Q. Can I take Aziswift for a sinus infection?
Yes, Aziswift 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 Aziswift for yeast infection?
Aziswift is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Aziswift for chlamydia?
Yes, Aziswift 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 Aziswift for tooth infection?
Aziswift 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Aziswift with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Aziswift with Ebastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Ebahist
Aziswift with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Aziswift with Mizolastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Aziswift with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz
Aziswift with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Aziswift with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Aziswift with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Aziswift with Repaglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm, Repide
Aziswift with Chlorpropamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Aziswift with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Aziswift with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Aziswift with Glipizide
MODERATE
Aziswift with Chlorpromazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor, Chlorotame, Zinetil, CPZ, Largactil, Talentil, Chlorpro
Aziswift with Ziprasidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Ziprasidone: Zipris
Aziswift with Zotepine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zotepine: Sirilept
Aziswift with Sulpiride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Aziswift with Paliperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Aziswift with Fluphenazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fluphenazine: Medipax, Monazine, Prolinate, Flupez
Aziswift with Loxapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxaris, Loxacon, Loxapax, Enipaxol, Loxpin, Loxacalm C, Loxapac
Aziswift with Tiapride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Aziswift with Asenapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Aziswift with Blonanserin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Aziswift with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Aziswift with Trifluoperazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Trifluoperazine: Selocalm, Shicalm, Trazine, Relicalm, Trikozin
Aziswift with Thioridazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Thioridazine: R Zin, T Zine, Thioril, Tridaz, Multizine, Ridazin, Delnil, Thiolent, Zeneril, Sychozine, Psyril, Melleril, Tensaril, Repoise
Aziswift with Flupenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Flupenthixol: Pnxol, Anxiset
Aziswift with Iloperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure

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