Swithro 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Swithro 250mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Swithro Tablet

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Uses of Swithro Tablet

Swithro 250mg 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 Swithro Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Swithro 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 Swithro 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Swithro Tablet works

Swithro 250mg tablet is an antibiotic. It stops the bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Swithro Tablet

Expert advice for Swithro Tablet

  • Take Swithro only when prescribed by your doctor
  • Swithro can be taken with or without food
  • Do not take aluminum and magnesium containing antacids with Swithro. It should be taken one hour before or two hours after taking antacids
  • Swithro commonly causes nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Contact your doctor immediately in case you experience any allergic reaction like severe skin rash while taking Swithro
  • Use of Swithro during pregnancy is not advisable until considered absolutely necessary by your physician
  • Breastfeeding should be stopped while taking Swithro. It is recommended to discard the milk during the treatment and up till 2 days after discontinuation of Swithro
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Warnings
Special precautions for Swithro 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Swithro 250mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Swithro 250mg 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
Swithro 250mg 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Swithro 250mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Swithro 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Swithro 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Swithro 250mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild and moderate liver disease. Not advisable in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Arkazid 2mg Tablet, Halocer 10mg Tablet, Calmperidone 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 Swithro 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

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