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AZIT 250 MG CAPSULE

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MRP: Rs. 62 for 1 strip(s) (6 capsules each)
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Composition for AZIT

Azithromycin(250 mg)

food interaction for AZIT

alcohol interaction for AZIT

pregnancy interaction for AZIT

lactation interaction for AZIT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Azit 250 mg capsule at a fixed time.
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azit 250 mg capsule.
SAFE
Azit 250 mg capsule 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Azit 250 mg capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for AZIT

Azithromycin(250 mg)

Uses

Azit 250 mg capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.

How it works

Azit 250 mg capsule is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Gastrointestinal pain, Headache

SUBSTITUTES for AZIT

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    Rs. 13.25/capsule
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    pay 28% more per capsule
  • ZYCIN 250MG CAPSULE
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    Rs. 11.97/capsule
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    Rs. 71.85
    pay 16% more per capsule
  • LOROMYCIN 250MG CAPSULE
    (6 capsules in strip)
    Novartis India Ltd
    Rs. 10.58/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 63.51
    pay 2% more per capsule
  • AZIZEN 250MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Aretaeus Pharmaceuticals
    Rs. 8.93/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 89.27
    save 14% more per capsule
  • AZAR 250MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Concept Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 7.21/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 72.05
    save 30% more per capsule

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Expert advice for AZIT

  • Do not  Azithromycin with food. Take it  1 hour before or 2 hours after food
  • Do not take Azithromycin if you are allergic to azithromycin, erythromycin , roxithromycin or clarithromycin
  • Do not take any antacids containing magnesium or aluminium for up to 2 hours before and after taking this drug.
  • Consult your doctor before taking this drug if you are pregnant or breast feeding 

Frequently asked questions for AZIT

Azithromycin

Q.Is azithromycin/ Azithral/ Azax/ Zithrox/ Zithrox plus/ Azithro 500/Aziwok used for cough, cold and sore throat?
Yes. Azithromycin (also available as Azithral/ Azax/ Zithrox/ Zithrox plus/ Azithro 500/Aziwok) is used to treat bacterial infections of the nose, throat and chest

Q.Is azithromycin and erythromycin the same?
No. Both are different type of antibiotic belonging to same class. Azithromycin is next generation antibiotic of erythromycin class

Q.Is azithromycin safe?
Azithromycin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 February, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)