Ortiza 100mg/5ml Suspension

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Medo Pharma

Composition for Ortiza 100mg/5ml Suspension

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21.15
15 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Ortiza Suspension

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Uses of Ortiza Suspension

Ortiza 100mg/5ml 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 Ortiza Suspension

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Ortiza 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 Ortiza 100mg/5ml Suspension at a fixed time.

How Ortiza Suspension works

Ortiza 100mg/5ml 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 Ortiza Suspension

Expert advice for Ortiza Suspension

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Will not work for viral infections like cold and flu.
  • Nausea and diarrhoea are common side effects. Inform your doctor if they do not go away or if you see blood or mucus in stools.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ortiza 100mg/5ml Suspension
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Ortiza 100mg/5ml Suspension.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ortiza 100mg/5ml 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
Ortiza 100mg/5ml 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
Ortiza 100mg/5ml Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Ortiza 100mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in p
atients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ortiza 100mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Ortiza 100mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in p
atients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ortiza 100mg/5ml 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, Paliris 6mg 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 Ortiza 100mg/5ml Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

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