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Atm 200mg Susp
Atm 200mg Susp

Atm 200mg Susp

15ml Dry Suspension in Bottle
MRP 51.58
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Azithromycin(200.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification

Medical Description

Atm 200mg Susp contains azithromycin, an antibiotic used in the treatment of bacterial infection.

Uses of Atm 200mg Susp

  • Respiratory tract infection
  • Sinusitis
  • Pharyngitis/tonsillitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Skin infection
  • Ear infection
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Travellers diarrhoea

Contraindications of Atm 200mg Susp

  • Allergy to the medicine
  • Erythromycin or any other macrolide or ketolide antibiotic
  • History of cholestatic jaundice

Side effects of Atm 200mg Susp

  • Side effects of Atm 200mg Susp include dizziness, mild stomach upset, stomach ache, nausea, diarrhoea, headache, loss of appetite, a sensation of pins and numbness in the skin, visual impairment, skin rash and itching, joint pain, irregular heartbeat, low blood pressure, inflammation of pancreas, allergic skin reaction and fatigue
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Precautions and Warnings of Atm 200mg Susp


Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
Do not take this medicine during pregnancy without consulting your doctor. It could be harmful.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
Do not take this medicine while breastfeeding. If you have consumed this medicine, immediately stop breastfeeding your baby; discard your breastmilk while using the medicine up until two days post-termination of treatment.


Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
You can drive if you are not experiencing dizziness after consuming this medicine.


Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
Consult your doctor before consumption of alcohol during treatment with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You have any liver, kidney or heart problems, your blood potassium and magnesium levels are low, you are on migraine medicines like ergotamine, or you are having myasthenia gravis.

Mode of Action of Atm 200mg Susp

How Does It Work?

The antibiotic composition of Atm 200mg Susp inhibits bacterial protein synthesis by binding to specific sites of the bacterial nucleus and thus prevents survival and growth of bacteria.

Directions for Use of Atm 200mg Susp

Take this medicine as per your doctor's instructions.

Interactions of Atm 200mg Susp

Interactions with other medicines

  • Atm 200mg Susp interacts with antacids and thus must be taken one hour prior or two hrs post-consumption of an antacid
  • The medicine interacts with blood thinners such as enoxaprin, fondaparinux, heparin and warfarin and also interacts with inhibitors of blood clots like thrombin, bivalirudin and dalteparin
  • The suspension should not be taken along with terfenadine as it might cause serious heart problems or with medicines such as zidovudine or nelfinavir (used to treat HIV infection), rifabutin (used to treat tuberculosis), quinidine (used to treat heart rhythm problems) or with cyclosporin (used post organ transplant)
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Interactions with food items

This medicine and grapefruit juice are digested in a similar manner by the liver and thus interact with each other.

Storage and disposal of Atm 200mg Susp

Store this medicine at room temperature and away from excess heat, sunlight and moisture.

Dosage of Atm 200mg Susp


The dosage of Atm 200mg Susp prescribed by your doctor must be followed. Overdose causes diarrhoea, dyspepsia, dizziness, nausea and vomiting. Seek medical assistance if an overdose occurs.

Missed a Dose

Take the missed dosage but do not double the dose to compensate for the missed dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Are erythromycin and azithromycin same?

A: No, erythromycin and azithromycin are different antibiotics belonging to the same class of antibiotics. Azithromycin is a next-generation antibiotic of erythromycin class.

Q: What should I inform my healthcare provider before consuming this medicine?

A: Inform your healthcare provider about all your ongoing medication and about your medical conditions or allergies, if any.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 04:43 PM (IST)
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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