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Microbact Tablet

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Composition for Microbact Tablet

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Primary uses of Microbact Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Microbact Tablet

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Uses of Microbact Tablet

Microbact 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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Microbact Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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

How Microbact Tablet works

Microbact 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 Microbact Tablet

Expert advice for Microbact Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Microbact Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Microbact 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 Microbact Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Azithromycin

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