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Direkt 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Direkt 500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Direkt 500mg Tablet

Bacterial infections of the eye, Conjunctivitis, Bacterial infections
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57.26
₹19.09/Tablet
3 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Direkt Tablet

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Uses of Direkt Tablet

Direkt 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye, conjunctivitis, 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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Direkt Tablet side effects

Common

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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

How Direkt Tablet works

Direkt 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 Direkt Tablet

Expert advice for Direkt Tablet

  • Direkt 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 Direkt 500mg Tablet.
  • Your doctor has prescribed Direkt 500mg Tablet to treat bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
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Direkt Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Direkt Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Direkt 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Direkt 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
Direkt 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
Direkt 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Direkt 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Direkt 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Direkt 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Direkt 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Direkt Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Direkt 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

Frequently asked questions about Direkt 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.
Direkt is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Direkt in these conditions.
Direkt is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, Direkt 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 Direkt. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Direkt can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Direkt for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Direkt 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. Direkt 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.
Direkt is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Direkt can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Direkt 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 Direkt with paracetamol?
Direkt 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 Direkt with omeprazole?
Direkt 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 Direkt with ibuprofen?
Direkt 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 Direkt with esomeprazole?
Direkt 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 Direkt 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 Direkt and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
No, Direkt cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Direkt 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.
Direkt has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, Direkt does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Direkt.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Direkt. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Direkt.
Direkt 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, Direkt 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.
Direkt 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 Direkt or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
No, Direkt 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 Direkt as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Yes, Direkt 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.
Direkt is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Yes, Direkt can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Direkt 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 Direkt with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Direkt with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Direkt with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Direkt with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Direkt with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmist, Zolmit, Zolpax
Direkt with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Direkt with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft, Rapolax
Direkt with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Direkt with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Direkt with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Direkt with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almotan, Almigra, Almogril
Direkt with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Direkt with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Direkt with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Direkt with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Zocin, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin
Direkt with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Direkt with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate, Becoride, Bevent
Direkt with Fenticonazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenticonazole: Fenza
Direkt with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Direkt with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Direkt with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
Direkt with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan, Virodin
Direkt with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S, Q Spin
Direkt with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Direkt with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Direkt with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac, Buson
Direkt with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Direkt with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Direkt with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Direkt with Lovastatin
SERIOUS
Direkt with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Direkt with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Direkt with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Direkt with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Direkt with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant: Ozurdex
Direkt with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebibast, Stin, Ebasil, Temasil, Ecbast
Direkt with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Direkt with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Direkt with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
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