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AZITHROMYCIN 500MG TABLET

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Composition for AZITHROMYCIN 500MG TABLET

Azithromycin(500 mg)

food interaction for AZITHROMYCIN 500MG TABLET

alcohol interaction for AZITHROMYCIN 500MG TABLET

pregnancy interaction for AZITHROMYCIN 500MG TABLET

lactation interaction for AZITHROMYCIN 500MG TABLET

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Azithromycin 500mg tablet at a fixed time.
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azithromycin 500mg tablet.
SAFE
Azithromycin 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Azithromycin 500mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for AZITHROMYCIN 500MG TABLET

Azithromycin(500 mg)

Uses

Azithromycin 500mg tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.

How it works

Azithromycin 500mg tablet 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

Common Dosage for AZITHROMYCIN 500MG TABLET

Patients taking AZITHROMYCIN 500MG TABLET

  • 73%
    Once A Day
  • 20%
    Alternate Day
  • 8%
    Thrice A week

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Expert advice for AZITHROMYCIN 500MG TABLET

  • 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 AZITHROMYCIN 500MG TABLET

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 07 September, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)