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Altax Oz Tablets

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Altax Oz Tablets Description

Altax Oz Tablets is an antibiotic medication. It contains a combination of azithromycin and cefixime as active substances. It is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the chest and lungs

(bronchitis, pneumonia), throat (tonsillitis, pharyngitis) nose (sinusitis), urinary system (cystitis and kidney infections), ear, skin, and soft tissue. This medicine works by preventing further growth as well as killing the infection-causing bacteria. Take Altax Oz Tablets in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Before starting this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant/breastfeeding and about your complete medical history.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹80.04
You Save₹14.13 (15% on MRP)
ContainsAzithromycin + Cefixime
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Altax Oz Tablets

Altax Oz Tablets is used to treat bacterial infections of the chest and lungs (bronchitis, pneumonia), throat (tonsillitis, pharyngitis) nose (sinusitis), urinary system (cystitis and kidney infectio...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Altax Oz Tablets

  • If you are allergic to azithromycin, cefixime, or any other ingredient of Altax Oz Tablets .
  • If you are allergic to erythromycin, any macrolide or ketolide antibiotic, or cephalosporin antibiotics. If you are not sure what these medicines are, please confirm with your doctor.
sideEffects

Side effects of Altax Oz Tablets

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Flatulence (gas)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Altax Oz Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Altax Oz Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Altax Oz Tablets should only be used during pregnancy if recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Altax Oz Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Altax Oz Tablets passes into human breast milk. This medicine should only be used during breastfeeding if recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Altax Oz Tablets?
A:
Altax Oz Tablets may cause dizziness, confusion, and movement disorders. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Altax Oz Tablets?
A:
Limited information is available on the interaction of Altax Oz Tablets with alcohol. Ask your doctor for advice on the use of alcohol with this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver, kidney, or heart problems.
  • Your blood levels of potassium or magnesium are too low.
  • You develop signs of another infection.
  • You are taking any ergot derivatives such as ergotamine (to treat migraine).
  • You have a certain type of muscle weakness called myasthenia gravis.
  • You have ever had colitis.
  • You feel your heart beating in your chest or have an abnormal heartbeat, or get dizzy or faint or
  • suffer from any muscle weakness.
  • You develop diarrhoea or loose stools during or after treatment.
  • You develop severe skin reactions after using this medicine.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Altax Oz Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Altax Oz Tablets contains a combination of azithromycin and cefixime as active substances.
  • Azithromycin prevents the protein synthesis in the bacteria which kills or inhibits the growth of infection-causing bacteria.
  • Cefixime binds to certain proteins called penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) in the bacteria. This prevents the formation of the bacterial cell wall and causes the death of infection-causing bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Altax Oz Tablets

  • Take Altax Oz Tablets as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not cut, break, or chew the medicine.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
  • Do not discontinue the medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Altax Oz Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Altax Oz Tablets works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines called antacids - used for heartburn and indigestion, warfarin or similar medicines - used to thin the blood, zidovudine or nelfinavir - use...
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  • Ergotamine - used for migraine, should not be taken at the same time as Altax Oz Tablets .
  • Terfenadine - used to treat hay fever or skin allergy and hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine - used to treat conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, or to treat or prevent malaria, should not be tak...
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  • This can make the effects of medicines like digoxin - used to treat heart failure and colchicine - used for gout and familial Mediterranean fever stronger.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Altax Oz Tablets

  • Store Altax Oz Tablets in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Altax Oz Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Altax Oz Tablets include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, and loss of hearing. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the ...
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Missed a Dose

You should never miss your dose of antibiotics as it may increase your risk of re-infection. If you missed any dose of Altax Oz Tablets , take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Altax Oz Tablets used for?

A: Altax Oz Tablets is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the chest and lungs (bronchitis, pneumonia), throat (tonsillitis, pharyngitis) nose (sinusitis), urinary system (cystitis and kidney infections), ear, skin, and soft tissue.
Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 06:09 AM (IST)
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