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Azee (Azithromycin) 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

Azee (Azithromycin) 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

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Azee 500 MG Description

Azee 500 tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used in the treatment of bacterial infections associated with different parts of the body. It is effective against infection of the chest (pneumonia), sinus, ears, lungs, skin, throat and reproductive organs like gonorrhoea and chlamydia.

Azee 500 tablet contains azithromycin, which is a broad-spectrum antibiotic effective against various bacteria. It works by killing the bacteria responsible for the infection. Azee 500 tablets must be taken as prescribed by a doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine if you feel better within a few days. Always finish the course of antibiotic medicine for effective treatment. The tablets Azithral 500, Azicip 500, Azax 500, and Azifast 500 also contains azithromycin as their main ingredient.

The common side effects of Azee 500 tablets are nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting, stomach pain and headache. However, not everyone gets these side effects. Inform your doctor if these symptoms are severe or do not go away.

You should also be aware that antibiotics are only effective against bacterial infections and not for viral infections like flu or cold. Using an antibiotic unnecessarily can make them ineffective for future infection.

Before starting this tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

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ContainsAzithromycin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, diarrhoea, vomiting, nausea, dizziness
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Azee 500 MG

  • Azee 500 tablet is used for treating infection of ears, lungs, throat, tonsils, airways and nasal passage.
  • It is also used in sexually transmitted infections, infections in the urinary tract, genitals, skin and soft tissues.
  • This medicine is also used in lung infection due to contact with an infected person (Community-acquired pneumonia) or pneumonia.
contraindications

Contraindications of Azee 500 MG

If you have a known allergy to azithromycin or any other antibiotic from the same class such as erythromycin. If you are allergic to any other ingredient of Azee 500 tablets.
sideEffects

Side effects of Azee 500 MG

  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Azee 500 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Azee 500 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Azee 500 should be used during pregnancy only when prescribed by a doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Azee 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of this medicine pass in breast milk. Breastfeeding is not advised when you are taking this medicine. If it is really necessary to be taken by breastfeeding women, watch out for symptoms like rashes, diarrhoea and sleepiness in your breastfed baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Azee 500 tablet?
A:
Azee 500 is less likely to affect your driving abilities. Avoid driving if you experience visual disturbances.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Azee 500 tablet?
A:
You should not consume alcohol along with Azee 500 tablet as alcohol can exaggerate the side effects like upset stomach, dizziness and drowsiness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have heart problems or abnormal heart rhythms.
  • You experience severe and persistent diarrhoea after taking this medicine.
  • You have kidney or liver problems.
  • You have muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis).
  • You have any neurological or psychiatric or mental problems.
  • Low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood.
  • You experience allergic symptoms such as flushing, swelling, rash, fever, breathing difficulty.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Azee 500 MG

  • Azee 500 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
  • Complete the course of this antibiotic medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Azee 500 MG

Store Azee 500 tablets at room temperature in a cool and dry place. Keep out of the reach of children & pets.
quickTips

Quick Tips of Azee 500 MG

  • Azee 500 tablet is an antibiotic used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the chest, nose, throat, ear, skin, soft tissue, and certain sexually transmitted infections. It should not be used f...
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  • You should always complete the entire course of treatment with antibiotics as prescribed by your doctor. Do not miss any dose and do not take more than the prescribed dose.
  • Before starting Azee 500 tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding.
  • Also, inform your doctor about all other medicines that you take and your complete medical history.
  • Do not take any medicine on your own without confirming with your doctor during treatment with Azee 500 tablet. Antacids should be taken at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after the antibiotic.
  • Diarrhoea, abdominal pain, nausea, and wind (flatulence) can occur as side effects of this medicine. Inform your doctor if the side effects do not resolve even after completing the antibiotic course.
dosage

Dosage of Azee 500 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Azee 500 tablet includes diarrhoea, loss of hearing, feeling sick. In case you have consumed too much of this medicine inform your doctor immediately or reach out to the nearby...
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Missed a Dose

Never miss your antibiotic medicine as it can lead to treatment failure and progression of the infection. If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your nex...
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Mode of Action of Azee 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Azee 500 tablet acts by inhibiting the growth of bacteria that causes infection.
interactions

Interactions of Azee 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Azee 500 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines 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.
  • Medicines used for migraine headaches such as ergotamine should not be used concomitantly with Azee 500 tablets.
  • Medicines used to reduce stomach acid levels such as antacids should be taken with a minimum gap of at least one hour with Azee 500 tablet.
  • You may experience irregular heart rhythm if you are taking medicines like cisapride (used to treat symptoms of heartburn or acid reflux).Other medicines such as digoxin (used for heart conditions), c...
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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: Can I stop taking Azee 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: What are the common side effects of Azee 500?

A: The common side effects of Azee 500 tablets include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach upset, etc.

Q: What is Azee 500 tablet used for?

A: Azee 500 tablet is used for the treatment of 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 Azee 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 Azee 500 tablet for a throat infection or sore throat?

A: A throat infection or sore throat can be either due to bacterial or viral infection. Do not take this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q: Does Azee 500 cause drowsiness?

A: Yes, it may cause drowsiness and dizziness. However, not everyone gets this side effect.

Q: Is Azee 500 effective in controlling pimples?

A: No, it has no action in controlling pimples and acne. Azee 500 is an antibiotic medicine and should not be used unnecessarily.

Q: Almox 500 vs Azee 500, what is the difference?

A: Almox 500 Capsule contains Amoxicillin as its active ingredient, whereas Azee 500 tablet contains Azithromycin. Both these medicines are antibiotics and are generally used to treat various bacterial infections. Based on the reason behind the infection, your doctor can prescribe the medicine for you. Avoid self-medication and follow the instructions of your doctor.

Q: Is Azee 500 vs Azax 500 the same?

A: Both Azee 500 tablets and Azax 500 tablets contain an antibiotic called Azithromycin as the active ingredient. It is generally used to treat bacterial infections of various parts of the body. It is advised to take medicine prescribed by your doctor and avoid self-medication.

Q: Can Azee 500 be used for a toothache?

A: Azee 500 is an antibiotic medicine. It does not have pain-relieving properties and thus should not be used for toothache. Using antibiotics when not required can make them ineffective for future treatment.

Q: What is the dosage of Azee 500 for skin infection?

A: The dose and duration of Azee 500 for skin infection will be decided by your doctor after the assessment of your skin condition. Do not self-medicate with this medicine. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.

Q: When should I take Azee 500, before or after food?

A: Azee 500 tablets can be taken with or without food. Take it regularly, and do not miss any dose of this medicine. If you have a sensitive stomach, take it preferably with a meal to avoid stomach discomfort.

Q: Can we take Azee 500 for 3 days?

A: You should take Azee 500 in the exact dose and duration prescribed by the doctor. The doctor will decide the duration of treatment on the basis of the severity of the infection and also how you respond to the treatment. Do not self-prescribe.

Q: Can I take Azee 500 for Covid?

A: No, you should not take any medicine to treat or prevent covid-19 without consulting a doctor. If you have tested positive for covid-19, immediately inform your doctor. The doctor will prescribe you the appropriate medicine on the basis of the severity of the underlying condition and medical history.

Q: How many days should Azee 500 be taken?

A: Azee 500 should be taken for the exact duration and doses prescribed by the doctor. The duration of treatment depends on the infection being treated and the severity of the infection. It should be taken regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time will reduce the chances of missing the dose, and it will also help you to get optimum results.

Q: Is Azee good for cough?

A: No, it is not effective for cough. A cough could be due to different causes and hence it would be best to take a doctor's advice before taking any medicine to treat the cough.

Q: What is the dose of Azee 500 for adults?

A: The dose and duration of Azee 500 will be decided by your doctor after diagnosing the type and severity of the infection. Do not self-medicate with any antibiotic in any case.

Q: Can I take Azee 500 and paracetamol together?

A: Yes, you can be prescribed to take Azee 500 along with paracetamol. Paracetamol can be helpful in reducing fever in individuals having it. Although, you must not self-medicate. Take medicine only on the doctor's recommendation.

Q: Are Azee 500 and azithromycin the same?

A: Yes, Azee 500 and azithromycin are the same. Azee 500 is the brand name for the medicine. It contains azithromycin as an active molecule.

Q: Is Azee 500 an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Azee 500 contains azithromycin, which belongs to an antibiotic class of medicines.

Q: Can Azee 500 be taken during pregnancy?

A: There is limited information regarding the safety of Azee 500 in pregnant women. Hence it is important to consult a doctor and should use this medication only if prescribed by a doctor.

Q: Can Azee cause kidney failure?

A: No, Azee does not cause kidney failure if taken in the prescribed dose and duration. However, if you have any concerns, speak to your doctor.

Q: Can I take 3 Azee 500 in one day?

A: No, the doctor will decide the specific dose for a specific duration depending upon the severity of the condition. Do not take it endlessly on your own without consulting a doctor.

Q: Can I take Azee 500 for lactating mother?

A: Components of this medicine pass in breast milk. Breastfeeding is not advised when you are taking Azee 500. If it is really necessary to be taken by breastfeeding women, watch out for symptoms like rashes, diarrhoea and sleepiness in your breastfed baby.

Q: Can I take Azee 500 for dengue?

A: Dengue is caused by a virus and Azee 500 is an antibiotic medicine used to stop the growth of bacteria. Hence, this medicine should not be used for the treatment of dengue.
Last Updated on: 13 April 2023 | 4:01 PM (IST)
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