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Maxithral 250 mg Tablet

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Composition for Maxithral 250 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Maxithral 250 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Maxithral Tablet

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Uses of Maxithral Tablet

Maxithral 250 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).
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Maxithral Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Maxithral 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. Maxithral 250 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Maxithral Tablet works

Maxithral 250 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 Maxithral Tablet

Expert advice for Maxithral Tablet

  • Maxithral 250 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 Maxithral 250 mg Tablet.
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Maxithral Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Maxithral Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Maxithral 250 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Maxithral 250 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
Maxithral 250 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
Maxithral 250 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Maxithral 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Maxithral 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Maxithral 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Maxithral 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Maxithral Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Maxithral 250 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

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

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