ZATHRIN 500 MG TABLET

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Composition

Azithromycin(500 mg)

SALT INFORMATION

Azithromycin(500 mg)

Uses

Azithromycin is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections of the nose, throat, lungs, bronchitis, ear, skin, soft tissues, and sexually transmitted genital and urinary infections.

How it works

Azithromycin inhibits growth of bacteria by stopping its protein synthesis. 

Common side effects

Gastrointestinal pain, Diarrhoea, Nausea, Headache, Vomiting

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Expert advice

  • Do not  Azithromycin with food. Take it  1 hour before or 2 hours after food
  • Do not take Azithromycin if you are allergic to azithromycin, erythromycin , roxithromycin or clarithromycin
  • Do not take any antacids containing magnesium or aluminium for up to 2 hours before and after taking this drug.
  • Consult your doctor before taking this drug if you are pregnant or breast feeding 

Frequently asked questions

Azithromycin

Q. Is azithromycin/ Azithral/ Azax/ Zithrox/ Zithrox plus/ Azithro 500/Aziwok used for cough, cold and sore throat?
Yes. Azithromycin (also available as Azithral/ Azax/ Zithrox/ Zithrox plus/ Azithro 500/Aziwok) is used to treat bacterial infections of the nose, throat and chest.
 
Q. Is azithromycin safe in pregnancy and breast feeding?
There is insufficient information available about the use of azithromycin during pregnancy. Therefore do not use azithromycin during pregnancy, unless explicitly advised by your doctor.
 
Q. Is azithromycin and erythromycin the same?
No. Both are different type of antibiotic belonging to same class. Azithromycin is next generation antibiotic of  erythromycin class. 
 
Q. Is azithromycin safe?
Azithromycin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.


Content on this page was last updated on 19 July, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)