Deftolide 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Deftolide 250mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Deftolide Tablet

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Uses of Deftolide Tablet

Deftolide 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).
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Side effects of Deftolide Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Deftolide 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 Deftolide 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Deftolide Tablet works

Deftolide 250mg tablet is an antibiotic. It stops the bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Deftolide Tablet

Expert advice for Deftolide Tablet

  • Take Deftolide only when prescribed by your doctor
  • Deftolide can be taken with or without food
  • Do not take aluminum and magnesium containing antacids with Deftolide. It should be taken one hour before or two hours after taking antacids
  • Deftolide commonly causes nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Contact your doctor immediately in case you experience any allergic reaction like severe skin rash while taking Deftolide
  • Use of Deftolide during pregnancy is not advisable until considered absolutely necessary by your physician
  • Breastfeeding should be stopped while taking Deftolide. It is recommended to discard the milk during the treatment and up till 2 days after discontinuation of Deftolide
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Warnings
Special precautions for Deftolide 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Deftolide 250mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Deftolide 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Deftolide 250mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Hum
an 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Deftolide 250mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Deftolide 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patien
ts with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Deftolide 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Deftolide 250mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild and moderate liver disease. Not advisable in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Arkazid 2mg Tablet, Halocer 10mg Tablet, Calmperidone 6mg 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 Deftolide 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

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