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Azax 250mg Tablet

By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
6 Tablet(s) in Strip
58.24*
MRP 71.02
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Azithromycin(250.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Azax-250 tablet contains azithromycin, which belongs to a group of macrolide antibiotics. It is used in the treatment of enteric fever, which has been unresponsive to other antibiotics. This is a pres...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Azax 250mg Tablet

  • Azax-250 tablet is used in the treatment of enteric or typhoid fever which has not responded to first-line antibiotics.
contraindications

Contraindications of Azax 250mg Tablet

If you have any allergic reaction to it or any other antibiotic from the same class like erythromycin.
sideEffects

Side effects of Azax 250mg Tablet

  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Flatulence
  • Swollen throat and lips
  • Difficulty in breathing and swallowing
  • Skin reaction like rash, itching, blistering
  • Fever
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Azax 250mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Azax-250 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of this medicine in pregnancy. Hence it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Azax-250 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The components of this medicine pass into breast milk in small quantities. Therefore breastfeeding is not advisable when you are taking this medicine. If it is necessary to be taken by breastfeeding women, watch out for symptoms like rashes, diarrhoea and sleepiness in your suckling child.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Azax-250 tablet?
A:
No information is available on the ability to drive or use machines. However, if you observe or experience any side effects like dizziness, fits you should not drive or use machines. Contact your doctor or pharmacist for further information.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Azax-250 tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol with this medicine, it is important to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have severe heart problems or abnormal heart rhythms.
  • You experience persistent diarrhoea after taking this medicine.
  • You have kidney or liver problems.
  • You have muscle weakness.
  • You may develop other signs of infection.
  • You have any brain-related problems.
  • You have low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood.
  • You experience any allergic reactions like swollen throat, face, rash, fever, breathing difficulty, any other infection.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Azax 250mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Azax-250 tablet works by killing or inhibiting the growth of bacteria that causes infection.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Azax 250mg Tablet

  • It should be taken with half a glass of water.
  • If you are taking any antacids, then Azax-250 tablet should be taken at least one hour before or two hours after the dose of antacids.
  • Complete the course of the medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Azax 250mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Azax-250 tablet may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how the Azax-250 tablet works if taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat migraine, heart-related disorder, high cholesterol level, blood thinners, anti-HIV medicines, immunosuppressants, etc.
  • Antacids should be taken with a minimum gap of at least one hour with an Azax-250 tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Azax 250mg Tablet

  • Azax-250 tablet should be stored at room temperature, away from direct sunlight or heat.
  • Keep out of the reach of children.
  • Do not take this medicine after the expiry date which is mentioned on the medicine.
dosage

Dosage of Azax 250mg Tablet

Overdose

If you suspect overdose of Azax-250 tablet immediately inform your physician or reach to the 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 it's time for your next dose then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Azax-250 tablet 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 to stop treatment.

Q: I am allergic to clarithromycin, can I take Azax-250 tablet?

A: No, you should not take this medicine if you have allergy to clarithromycin. You should also never take other medicines from the same class of antibiotics like clarithromycin, erythromycin or roxithromycin.

Q: Is there any side effects of Azax-250 tablet?

A: The common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, upset stomach, etc.

Q: Can I use Azax-250 tablet for throat infection?

A: It is recommended to consult a doctor if you feel a cough or throat infection as the throat infection can be either due to a bacterial or a viral infection. The doctor will prescribe the medicine accordingly.

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ContainsAzithromycin(250.0 Mg)
UsesTyphoid fever or bacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, vomiting, nausea, stomach pain, diarrhoea,
Last Updated on: 11 Mar 2021 | 07:30 PM (IST)
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