AZEE 500 MG TABLETS:
Azithromycin is an azalide macrolid antibiotic that is used in the treatment of various bacterial infections. It is an erythromycin derivative and is effective against various bacteria like Chlamydia pneumonia, Eikenella corrodens, Escherichia coli, Haemophilus influenza, Moraxella catarrhalis etc. Azithromycin is used to treat the conditions such as ear infections, respiratory tract infections, skin infections, sexually transmitted bacterial disease, urinary tract infections, Urethritis, Cervicitis, tonsillitis etc. antibiotics are meant for acting on the bacteria. But it does not work on viruses that cause other allergies like cold and flu.
UNDERSTANDING THE DRUG:
Azithromycin is an antibiotic having bacteriostatic action.
HOW IT WORKS?
Azithromycin is a bacteriostatic antibiotic. This nature means it prevents the growth of the bacteria by hindering the cell division process and translation process. It aims to stops the reproduction process of bacteria. It interferes in the process of protein synthesis process. Azithromycin binds with the 50 S ribosomal unit of protein and stops the translation process of mRNA.
WHEN SHOULD YOU AVOID IT?
You should not take this drug if you:
Have any allergy to the active ingredient present in it i.e. Azithromycin
Have jaundice or other liver disease
Have any heart problems
Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant
Are breast feeding
Are having Myasthenia Gravis
HOW MUCH TO TAKE?
The dosage is only decided by the doctor after the proper assessing of the condition of the patient and various factors such as disease condition, age and body weight. The dose cannot be fixed as it varies from patient to patient. Always take the dose as prescribed by the Doctor.
WHAT ARE THE STRENGTHS AVAILABLE?
Azithromycin is available in four strength combination on our website:
Azee DT 100 mg
Azee 250 mg
Azee 500 mg
Azee 1000 mg
WHO IS THE MANUFACTURER?
Azithromycin is manufactured by Cipla Pharmaceuticals and is available on our website in various pack size of tablets.
HOW TO TAKE?
Azithromycin should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the whole tablet with full glass of water. Don?t crush or chew the tablet.
WHEN TO TAKE?
Always take the medicine as instructed by the doctor or pharmacist. Don?t consume the medicine in a greater amount. The intake of dosage varies from patient to patient. So, the doctor will recommend the best therapeutic dose for you. Consult your doctor before taking the drug.
FOR HOW LONG SHOULD IT BE TAKEN?
Take the medicine as long as recommended by the Doctor. Always ask the doctor before stopping the intake of the drug.
WHAT IF YOU TAKE TOO MUCH (OVERDOSE)?
In case of overdose, immediately consult with your concerned doctor. Take medical help as soon as possible if you encounter any bizarre reaction.
WHAT IF YOU MISS THE DOSE?
Try to take the medicine at the same time each day. This reduces the chances of missing dose. Talk to your Doctor if you miss the Dose. Don?t double up the dose in order to catch up with the previous one.
SIDE EFFECTS OF AZEE 500MG:
Increased sensitivity to sunlight
Pain in the upper part of the stomach or Abdominal pain
Blisters and peeling of skin
Mild abdominal pain and discomfort
Vaginal itching or discharge
Watery or bloody diarrhea
Red or purplish skin rash, blistering and peeling of skin
Swollen face, throat and tongue
ARE THERE ANY POSSIBLE DRUG INTERACTIONS?
Always inform your doctor about the drugs you are taking till date. Give a complete list of prescription or non prescription drugs and any other disease conditions. This way, doctor is able to decide and give you the list of drugs and other things that may interact with Azithromycin. Drugs enlisted below may interact with Azithromycin and can hinder its normal functioning:
BCG vaccine live
Hence, the patient must avoid taking this medicine in combination with Azithromycin.
WHAT ARE THE THINGS TO BE TAKEN CARE OF?
Always take the medicine as per prescription.
Don’t use the expired drug.
Avoid the intake of antacids (Aluminum and Magnesium) along with it as it may reduce its efficacy.
Azithromycin can cause diarrhea, stop taking the medicine and consult your doctor if you experience watery and bloody diarrhea.
Never share your medicine with anybody, even if they have the same symptoms.
Always store the medicine at the room temperature and away from moisture, heat and light.
Consult with your pharmacist about the proper disposal of the drug.
Keep a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with this medicine.
Azee 500 Tablet is an antibiotic used to treat various types of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, ear, nose, throat, lungs, skin, and eye in adults and children. It is also effective in typhoid fever and some sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea.
Azee 500 Tablet is taken orally, preferably one hour before or 2 hours after a meal. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the return or worsening of the infection.
Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include vomiting, nausea, stomach pain, and diarrhea. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects worry you or persist for a longer duration.
Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy or heart problems before taking this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine.
USES OF AZEE TABLET
- Treatment of Bacterial infections
BENEFITS OF AZEE TABLET
In Treatment of Bacterial infections
SIDE EFFECTS OF AZEE TABLET
Common side effects of Azee
- Abdominal pain
HOW TO USE AZEE TABLET
HOW AZEE TABLET WORKS
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.