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Laz 500 mg Tablet

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Composition for Laz 500 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Laz 500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Laz Tablet

Uses of Laz Tablet

Laz 500 mg 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).

Laz Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Laz Tablet works

Laz 500 mg 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 Laz Tablet

Expert advice for Laz Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Laz Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Laz 500 mg 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

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