Medicine Overview of Azure Tablet
Azure 250mg 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).
Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.
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. Azure 250mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Azure 250mg 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 Azure Tablet
- Azure 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 Azure.
Azure Tablet related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Azure 250mg Tablet.
Azure 250mg 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.
Azure 250mg 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.
Azure 250mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Azure 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azure 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Azure 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azure 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Azure 250mg 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.
Frequently asked questions about Azure Tablet
Yes, Azure 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 Azure. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Azure is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Azure in these conditions.
Azure is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Azure can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Azure for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Azure 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. Azure 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.
Azure is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Azure can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Azure 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 Azure with paracetamol?
Azure 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 Azure with omeprazole?
Azure 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 Azure with ibuprofen?
Azure 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 Azure with esomeprazole?
Azure 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 Azure 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 Azure and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
No, Azure cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Azure 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.
Azure has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, Azure does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Azure.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Azure. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Azure.
Azure 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, Azure 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.
Azure 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 Azure or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
No, Azure 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 Azure as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Yes, Azure 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.
Azure is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Yes, Azure can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Azure 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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