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Af Kit

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Medical Description

Af Kit is a medicine belongs to group of macrolide antibiotics.

Uses of Af Kit

  • Used in the treatment of bacterial infection in the ears, lungs, and other parts of the body, Sexually transmitted diseases, diseases arising from infections such as bronchitis and pneumonia, urinary infection.
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Contraindications of Af Kit

Do not take this medicine if you have any allergic reaction to it or any other antibiotic from same class like erythromycin.

Side effects of Af Kit

  • Dizziness
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Swelling body (throat, lips)
  • Diarrhoea, nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Skin reaction, rash, itching, blistering, fever
  • Difficulty to pass urine, blood in urine
  • Red skin with yellow fluid
  • Swelling of pancreas (pancreatitis)
  • Yellowing of the skin (Jaundice)
  • Lack of appetite
  • Headache
  • Heart beat irregular

Precautions and Warnings of Af Kit


Can I take Af Kit during pregnancy?
The effect of Af Kit on the fetus is not known, consult your doctor if you are pregnant, your doctor will tell you on the use of this medicine after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Af Kit while breastfeeding?
Azithromycin partially passes into human breast milk. If you are Af Kit then stop breastfeeding your baby. The doctor recommended that discard the milk during treatment and up until 2 days after discontinuation of treatment. You can restart breastfeeding thereafter.


Can I drive if I have consumed Af Kit?
No information is available on the ability to drive or use machines, however if you observe or experience any side effect like dizziness, fits you should not to drive or use machines. Contact you doctor or pharmacist for further information.


Can I consume alcohol with Af Kit?
No information is available on interactions of Af Kit when taken with alcohol, consult your doctor or pharmacist for further information.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience severe and persistent diarrhoea after taking this medicine
  • You have kidney or liver problems
  • You have muscle weakness(myasthenia gravis)
  • You have any neurological or pasychiatric or mental problems
  • Low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood
  • You have any allergic reactopns like swelling throat, face, rash, fever, breathing difficulty, any other infection

Mode of Action of Af Kit

How Does It Work?

Af Kit prevents growth of bacteria by interfering with their protein synthesis. It binds to a certain part of bacterial nucleus and inhibits the process required for bacterial growth. Thereby, bacteria are killed or bacterial growth is stalled depending of the organism and the medicine concentration.
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Directions for Use of Af Kit

  • It should be taken with half glass of water.
  • If you are taking any antacids, then Af Kit should be taken at least one hour before or two hours after the antacids.

Interactions of Af Kit

Interactions with other medicines

  • Blood thinners like warfarin
  • Medicine used to treat heart problems like digoxin
  • Medicine used to treat HIV infection like nelfinavir or zidovudine
  • Medicine used to treat gout like furosemide
  • Medicine used to treat migraine like ergotamine
  • Medicine used to treat tuberculosis like rifabutin
  • Medicine used to treat cholesterol level like atorvastatin
  • Medicine used to treat stomach problems or for fever like terfenadine
  • Cyclosporin

Interactions with food items

Food does not affect the absorption of this medicine. Af Kit can be taken with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Af Kit

Af Kit should be stored at room temperature, away from direct sunlight or heat, and keep out reach of children. Do not take this medicine after expiry date which is mention on the medicine.

Dosage of Af Kit


If you suspect overdose of Af Kit immediately inform your physician or reach to nearest hospital for treatment. Symptoms of overdose may be diarrhoea, loss of hearing, feeling sick.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine take it as soon as you remember. If its time for your next dose then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take double dose of medicine to compensate the missed one.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I stop taking Af Kit if I feel better?

A: No, it may decrease the effectiveness of treatment and will increase the resistance of bacteria. Always inform your doctor if you want stop treatment.

Q: Is Af Kit contains any lactose?

A: Yes, it contains lactose (type of sugar), if doctor told you that you have some lactose intolerance (inability to digest lactose) you have to inform your physician about this before taking Af Kit.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)

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