Maxithral Oral Suspension

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Composition for Maxithral 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension

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44.89
15 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Maxithral Oral Suspension

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Uses of Maxithral Oral Suspension

Maxithral Oral Suspension 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 Maxithral Oral Suspension

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Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Maxithral Oral Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Maxithral Oral Suspension at a fixed time.

How Maxithral Oral Suspension works

Maxithral oral suspension 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 Maxithral Oral Suspension

Expert advice for Maxithral Oral Suspension

  • 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 Maxithral 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 Maxithral Oral Suspension
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Maxithral Oral Suspension.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Maxithral Oral Suspension 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
Maxithral Oral Suspension 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
Maxithral Oral Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Maxithral Oral Suspension should be used with caution in pat
ients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Maxithral Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Maxithral Oral Suspension should be used with caution in pat
ients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Maxithral Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Riztran 5mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg 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 Maxithral 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

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 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.
Q. Are Maxithral and erythromycin same?
No, Maxithral and erythromycin are two different antibiotics but belong to the same class of antibiotics. They differ in their action against different bacteria.
Maxithral is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your 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.
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