Azee 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets
Azee 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

Azee 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

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Azithromycin(500.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Azee 500 tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It contains azithromycin as its active ingredient. Azee 500 tablet is used for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections. It is used for infectio...
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Uses of Azee 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

  • Azee 500 tablet is used for the treatment of 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 of Azee 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

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.

Side effects of Azee 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

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

Precautions and Warnings of Azee 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets



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

Breast Feeding

Can I take Azee 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
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.


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


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

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.

Mode of Action of Azee 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Azee 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

  • 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.

Interactions of Azee 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

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), colchicine (used for the treatment of gout), immunomodulators such as cyclosporin, blood thinners such as warfarin and anti-allergic medic...
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Storage and disposal of Azee 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

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

Dosage of Azee 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets


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 ne...
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Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


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 bacterial infection known as salmonella.

Q: Can I use Azee 500 tablet for throat infection?

A: A throat infection 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 the 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 it 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 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 been tested positive with 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.


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ContainsAzithromycin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, diarrhoea, vomiting, nausea, dizziness
Last Updated on: 13 Jan 2022 | 10:57 AM (IST)
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