Azax 500 tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections associated with various parts of the body. It contains azithromycin as its active medicine. Azax 500 tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Some side effects such as headache, stomach pain, nausea, rash, weakness may be experienced while using this medicine. In case you experience any discomfort or too many side effects while using this medicine contact your doctor immediately. Before using the Azax 500 tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history....
Q: Can I stop taking Azax 500 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 Azithromycin?
A: No, you should not take this medicine if you have an allergy to Clarithromycin. You should also never take other medicines from the same class of antibiotics (macrolides) eg Clarithromycin, Erythromycin, Roxithromycin, Azithromycin and Fidaxomicin.
Q: What are the common side effects of Azax 500?
A: The common side effects of Azax 500 tablets include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach upset, etc.
Q: What is the use of Azax 500?
A: It is used for serious bacterial infections of the eyes, ears, lungs, throat, airways and soft tissues. It is also used for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia.
Q: Can I take Azax 500 for fever?
A: It is an antibiotic medicine and is not effective for controlling general fever. However, it is used in the treatment of enteric or typhoid fever due to a bacterial infection known as salmonella.
Q: Can I use Azax 500 tablet for throat infection or cough?
A: A throat infection can be either due to bacterial or viral infection. Do not take this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Q: Does Azax 500 cause thrush?
A: Some individuals might have a fungal or yeast infection also known as thrush, after taking this medicine. You should tell your doctor if you observe a white mouth or tongue or any such kind of unusual symptoms after taking this antibiotic.
Q: Is Azax 500 a strong antibiotic?
A: Azax 500 is an effective antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections. As compared to other antibiotics it has a long shelf-life and stays for longer in the body. Thus, it is usually given once a day and for a short time, as prescribed by the doctor.