Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension

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Introduction

Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension is an antibiotic used to treat various types of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, ear, nose, throat, lungs, skin, and eye in adults and children. It is also effective in typhoid fever and some sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea.

Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension is taken orally, preferably one hour before or 2 hours after a meal. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the return or worsening of the infection.

Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include vomiting, nausea, stomach pain, and diarrhea. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects worry you or persist for a longer duration.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy or heart problems before taking this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine.

Uses of Azithral Oral Suspension

Benefits of Azithral Oral Suspension

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension is an antibiotic medicine that can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the blood, brain, lungs, bones, joints, urinary tract, stomach, and intestines. It can also be used to treat sexually transmitted diseases. It stops the growth of the bacteria causing the infection and clears the infection. Take it for as long as prescribed by the doctor and avoid skipping doses. This will make sure that all bacteria are killed and they do not become resistant.

Side effects of Azithral Oral Suspension

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Azithral

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Azithral Oral Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Azithral Oral Suspension works

Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Azithral Oral Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension, 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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Quick tips

  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it 1 hour before or two hours after food.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension.
  • 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.
  • Stop taking Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Macrolides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Macrolides

Interaction with drugs

Taking Azithral with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Alestol, Astelong, Astem
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Qubast, Basbat, Ebaler
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Zehist, Elina
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Terfed
LIFE-THREATENING

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FAQs

Q. Is Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension safe?

Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. What if I don't get better?

You should inform your doctor if you do not notice any improvement in your symptoms after 3 days of taking Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension. Also, if your symptoms get worse, inform your doctor immediately.

Q. Can the use of Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension be taken at night?

Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension is usually prescribed once daily. You can take it at any time of the day, but remember to take it at the same time each day. The medicine should be taken 1 hour before meals or 2 hours after eating food. You can take the tablet preparation with or without food. However, you must take Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension exactly as advised by your doctor and ask your doctor if you have any doubts.

Q. How long does it take Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension to work?

Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension starts working within a few hours of taking it. You may notice an improvement in symptoms after a few days. Do not stop taking the medicine without completing the course mentioned by your doctor. Stopping the medicine without consulting your doctor may cause the infection to come back which may be more difficult to treat.

Q. Why is Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension given for 3 days?

The duration of treatment depends on the type of infection being treated and the age of the patient. Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension is not necessarily given for 3 days. In most bacterial infections, a single dose of 500 mg is given for 3 days. Alternatively, it can be given as 500 mg once on day 1 and then 250 mg once from day 2 to day 5. In some cases of infection such as genital ulcer disease, it is given as a single 1 gram dose. Therefore, you must stick to the regime advised by your doctor.

Q. What should I avoid while taking Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension?

Generally, it is recommended that patients taking Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension should avoid taking any antacid with this medicine as this can affect the overall effectiveness of Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension. It is also recommended to avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds as Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension increases the risk of sunburn.

Q. Is Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension a strong antibiotic?

Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension is an effective antibiotic that is used for the treatment of many bacterial infections. Compared to other antibiotics, Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension has a longer half-life which means that it stays in the body for a long time because of which it is given once a day and for a short span of time. Other antibiotics comparatively have a shorter half-life and are usually given twice, thrice, or four times a day.

Q. Can you get a yeast infection from taking Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension?

Some people may get a fungal or yeast infection known as thrush after taking Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension. Antibiotics such as Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension can kill the normal or ‘good bacteria’ of your intestine responsible for preventing thrush. You should inform your doctor if you get a sore or vaginal itching or discharge. Also, inform your doctor if you get a white patch in the mouth or tongue after taking Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension or soon after stopping it.

Q. Why is Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension given for 3 days?

The duration of treatment depends on the type of infection being treated and the age of the patient. Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension is not necessarily given for 3 days. In most bacterial infections, a single dose of 500 mg is given for 3 days. Alternatively, it can be given as 500 mg once on day 1 and then 250 mg once from day 2 to day 5. In some cases of infection such as genital ulcer disease, it is given as a single 1 gram dose. Therefore, you must stick to the regime advised by your doctor.

Q. What should I avoid while taking Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension?

Generally, it is recommended that patients taking Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension should avoid taking any antacid with this medicine as this can affect the overall effectiveness of Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension. It is also recommended to avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds as Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension increases the risk of sunburn.

Q. Is Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension a strong antibiotic?

Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension is an effective antibiotic that is used for the treatment of many bacterial infections. Compared to other antibiotics, Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension has a longer half-life which means that it stays in the body for a long time because of which it is given once a day and for a short span of time. Other antibiotics comparatively have a shorter half-life and are usually given twice, thrice, or four times a day.

Q. Can you get a yeast infection from taking Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension?

Some people may get a fungal or yeast infection known as thrush after taking Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension. Antibiotics such as Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension can kill the normal or ‘good bacteria’ of your intestine responsible for preventing thrush. You should inform your doctor if you get a sore or vaginal itching or discharge. Also, inform your doctor if you get a white patch in the mouth or tongue after taking Azithral Stat 250mg Oral Suspension or soon after stopping it.

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