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Axycef Az Tablets

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Axycef Az Tablets Description

Axycef Az 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 Axycef Az 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.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹178.50
You Save₹31.50 (15% on MRP)
ContainsAzithromycin + Cefixime
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Axycef Az Tablets

Axycef Az Tablets is used to treat bacterial infections of the chest and lungs (bronchitis, pneumonia), throat (tonsillitis, pharyngitis) nose (sinusitis), urinary system (cystitis and kidney infecti...
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Contraindications of Axycef Az Tablets

  • If you are allergic to azithromycin, cefixime, or any other ingredient of Axycef Az 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.

Side effects of Axycef Az Tablets

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

Precautions and Warnings of Axycef Az Tablets

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Axycef Az Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Axycef Az 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

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Axycef Az Tablets?
A:
Axycef Az 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

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

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.

Mode of Action of Axycef Az Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Axycef Az 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.

Directions for Use of Axycef Az Tablets

  • Take Axycef Az 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 of Axycef Az Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Axycef Az 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 Axycef Az 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.

Storage and disposal of Axycef Az Tablets

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

Dosage of Axycef Az Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Axycef Az 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 Axycef Az Tablets , take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next d...
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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 Axycef Az Tablets used for?

A: Axycef Az 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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