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Tozec 500 mg Tablet

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Composition for Tozec 500 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Tozec 500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Tozec Tablet

Uses of Tozec Tablet

Tozec 500 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used in bacterial infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).

Tozec Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Tozec are Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

How to use Tozec 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. Tozec 500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Tozec Tablet works

Tozec 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

In Depth Information on Tozec Tablet

Expert advice for Tozec Tablet

  • Tozec 500 mg Tablet 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 Tozec 500 mg Tablet.
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Tozec Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Tozec Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Tozec 500 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Tozec 500 mg 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
Tozec 500 mg 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
Tozec 500 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Tozec 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tozec 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Tozec 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tozec 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Tozec Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Tozec 500 mg 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 Tozec Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Azithromycin

Q. Is azithromycin and erythromycin the same?
No. Azithomycin and erythromycin are two different medications belonging to the same class and have similar use. Their use in different conditions may vary depending upon individual response
Q. Is azithromycin topical safe?
Azithromycin topical is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Tozec used for treating a cold and sore throat?
Tozec is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Tozec in these conditions.
Q. Is Tozec safe?
Tozec is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Tozec an antibiotic?
Yes, Tozec 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 Tozec. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Tozec good for tonsillitis?
Tozec can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Tozec for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
Q. Is Tozec banned?
No, Tozec is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Tozec be used to treat a fever?
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Tozec 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.
Q. Is Tozec used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Tozec is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Q. Is Tozec good for acne?
Tozec can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Tozec 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 Tozec with paracetamol?
Tozec 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 Tozec with omeprazole?
Tozec 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 Tozec with ibuprofen?
Tozec 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 Tozec with esomeprazole?
Tozec 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.
Q. Can I take Tozec with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
No interactions have been clinically observed between Tozec 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 Tozec and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
Q. Does Tozec treat a cough?
No, Tozec cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Tozec 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.
Q. Does Tozec affect sperm?
Tozec has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Tozec cause drowsiness?
No, Tozec does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Tozec.
Q. Does Tozec cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Tozec. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Tozec.
Q. Does Tozec affect fertility?
Tozec 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.
Q. Can I take Tozec for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
Yes, Tozec 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.
Q. Can I take Tozec for a toothache (tooth pain)?
Tozec 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 Tozec or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
Q. Can I take Tozec for the flu?
No, Tozec 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 Tozec as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Q. Can I take Tozec for a sinus infection?
Yes, Tozec 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.
Q. Can I take Tozec for yeast infection?
Tozec is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Tozec for chlamydia?
Yes, Tozec can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Q. Can I take Tozec for tooth infection?
Tozec 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 Tozec with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Tozec with Mizolastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Tozec with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Tozec with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz
Tozec with Ebastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Ebahist
Tozec with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Tozec with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Tozec with Repaglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm, Repide
Tozec with Chlorpropamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Tozec with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Tozec with Glipizide
MODERATE
Tozec with Sulpiride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Tozec with Flupenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Flupenthixol: Pnxol, Anxiset
Tozec with Blonanserin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Tozec with Thioridazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Thioridazine: R Zin, T Zine, Thioril, Tridaz, Multizine, Ridazin, Delnil, Thiolent, Zeneril, Sychozine, Psyril, Melleril, Tensaril, Repoise
Tozec with Asenapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Tozec with Paliperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Tozec with Trifluoperazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Trifluoperazine: Selocalm, Shicalm, Trazine, Relicalm, Trikozin
Tozec with Chlorpromazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor, Chlorotame, Zinetil, CPZ, Largactil, Talentil, Chlorpro
Tozec with Zotepine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zotepine: Sirilept
Tozec with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Tozec with Iloperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Tozec with Ziprasidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Ziprasidone: Zipris
Tozec with Tiapride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Tozec with Loxapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxaris, Loxacon, Loxapax, Enipaxol, Loxpin, Loxacalm C, Loxapac
Tozec with Fluphenazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fluphenazine: Medipax, Monazine, Prolinate, Flupez
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