Rulide-AZ 500mg Tablet

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Sanofi India Ltd

Composition for Rulide-AZ 500mg Tablet

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56.16
₹18.72/Tablet
3 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Rulide-AZ Tablet

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Uses of Rulide-AZ Tablet

Rulide-AZ 500mg 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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Side effects of Rulide-AZ Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Rulide-AZ 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Rulide-AZ 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Rulide-AZ Tablet works

Rulide-az 500mg 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 Rulide-AZ Tablet

Expert advice for Rulide-AZ Tablet

  • 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 Rulide-AZ 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Rulide-AZ 500mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Rulide-AZ 500mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Rulide-AZ 500mg 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.
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Driving
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Rulide-AZ 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Rulide-AZ 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patien
ts with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rulide-AZ 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Rulide-AZ 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rulide-AZ 500mg Tablet 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 Rulide-AZ 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

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