Elgram 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Elgram Tablet

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Uses of Elgram Tablet

Elgram 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 Elgram Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Elgram 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 Elgram 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Elgram Tablet works

Elgram 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 Elgram Tablet

Expert advice for Elgram 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 Elgram 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 Elgram 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Elgram 500mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Elgram 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
Elgram 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
Elgram 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Elgram 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Elgram 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Elgram 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Elgram 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Riztran 5mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet, Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml

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 Elgram 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

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