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AZUMA 500MG TABLET

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Composition for AZUMA 500MG TABLET

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Primary uses of AZUMA 500MG TABLET

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Medicine Overview of Azuma Tablet

Uses of Azuma Tablet

AZUMA 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).

Azuma Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Azuma Tablet works

AZUMA 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 Azuma Tablet

Expert advice for Azuma Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Azuma Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of AZUMA 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

Questions Related to Azuma
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects

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Frequently asked questions about Azuma 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 Azuma used for treating a cold and sore throat?
Azuma is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Azuma in these conditions.
Q. Is Azuma safe?
Azuma is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Azuma an antibiotic?
Yes, Azuma 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 Azuma. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Azuma good for tonsillitis?
Azuma can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Azuma for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
Q. Is Azuma banned?
No, Azuma is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Azuma be used to treat a fever?
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Azuma 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 Azuma used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Azuma 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 Azuma good for acne?
Azuma can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Azuma 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 Azuma with paracetamol?
Azuma 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 Azuma with omeprazole?
Azuma 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 Azuma with ibuprofen?
Azuma 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 Azuma with esomeprazole?
Azuma 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 Azuma with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
No interactions have been clinically observed between Azuma 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 Azuma and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
Q. Does Azuma treat a cough?
No, Azuma cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Azuma 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 Azuma affect sperm?
Azuma has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Azuma cause drowsiness?
No, Azuma does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Azuma.
Q. Does Azuma cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Azuma. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Azuma.
Q. Does Azuma affect fertility?
Azuma 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 Azuma for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
Yes, Azuma 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 Azuma for a toothache (tooth pain)?
Azuma 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 Azuma or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
Q. Can I take Azuma for the flu?
No, Azuma 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 Azuma as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Q. Can I take Azuma for a sinus infection?
Yes, Azuma 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 Azuma for yeast infection?
Azuma is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Azuma for chlamydia?
Yes, Azuma 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 Azuma for tooth infection?
Azuma 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 Azuma with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Azuma with Mizolastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Azuma with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Azuma with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze
Azuma with Ebastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Best, Ebahist
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Azuma with Glimepiride
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Azuma with Chlorpropamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Azuma with Gliclazide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin, Carryl, Glucoril, Glurob, Aliza, GZ, Diabezide, Monoglide, Betazide
Azuma with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Azuma with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Azuma with Repaglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page, Reglide, Rapamon, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm
Azuma with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Azuma with Glipizide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Libiz, M Diab, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol
Azuma with Flupenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Flupenthixol: Pnxol, Flupen, Anxiset
Azuma with Thioridazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Thioridazine: R Zin, Zina, Thiolite, T Zine, Thioril, Tridaz, Multizine, Ridazin, Delnil, Thiolent
Azuma with Risperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Risperidone: Rasin, Ubitdon, Zodon, Repridon, Riposh, Rize, Sperd, Respid, Zon, R Don
Azuma with Levosulpiride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, C-Pride, Sulvo, Edride, Ulpride, Prolevo
Azuma with Zotepine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zotepine: Sirilept
Azuma with Blonanserin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Azuma with Haloperidol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase, Halodi, Halodil, Hapiwin
Azuma with Quetiapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Quetiapine: Quitsun, Qutec, Qutipin, Adequet, Esq, Quetic, Qutin, Quticool, Qutace, Quetigress
Azuma with Loxapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxaris, Loxacon, Loxapax, Enipaxol, Loxip, Loxpin, Loxacalm C, Loxapac
Azuma with Fluphenazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fluphenazine: Medipax, Monazine, Prolinate, Flupez
Azuma with Asenapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf
Azuma with Amisulpride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Amisulpride: Stozen, Sulpigold, Amisulide, Solpriwel, Psyride, Amijoy, Sulpra, Amiselect, Skizotus, Amimind
Azuma with Chlorpromazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil, Prom, Chlorpromazine, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor, Chlorotame, Zinetil, CPZ
Azuma with Sulpiride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Azuma with Trifluoperazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Trifluoperazine: Selocalm, Sugil, Elicalm, Dipicalm, Shicalm, Trazine, Relicalm, Trikozin
Azuma with Iloperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Azuma with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Azuma with Ziprasidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Ziprasidone: Zipris, Zipradep
Azuma with Paliperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Azuma with Aripiprazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Aripiprazole: Arifril, Biozol, Elrip, Arpizol, Aripicad, Aridus, Asprito MT, Aria, Apz, Aripiren
Azuma with Tiapride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex

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