Azitop 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Azitop 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Azitop Tablet

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Uses of Azitop Tablet

Azitop 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.
It is used in bacterial infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Azitop Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Azitop 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Azitop 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Azitop Tablet works

Azitop 500mg tablet is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Azitop Tablet

Expert advice for Azitop Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Azitop immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Azitop 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azitop 500mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Azitop 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Azitop 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Azitop 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Azitop 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azitop 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Azitop 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azitop 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Paliris 3mg Tablet, Arkazid 2mg Tablet, Halocer 10mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Azithromycin, 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 for Azitop 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

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