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Azest 100mg Susp

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By ZEST PHARMA
15ml Suspension in Bottle
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Azithromycin(100.0 Mg)
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Antibiotic

Medical Description

Azest 100mg Susp contains azithromycin. It is a higher antibiotic.

Uses of Azest 100mg Susp

  • For bacterial infection of ears, lungs, throat, wind pipe, nasal passage and tonsils
  • Genital infections and Sexually transmitted diseases like Chlamydia & Neisseria infections
  • Pneumonia or lung infection due to coming in contact with infected person (CAP)
  • Skin and soft tissue infections

Contraindications of Azest 100mg Susp

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

Side effects of Azest 100mg Susp

  • Dizziness, headache, pricking sensation, joint pain, tiredness
  • Impaired sense of taste and vision, deafness
  • Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, flatulence, indigestion
  • Skin rashes, an urge to scratch, eating disorder or fear of getting weight

Precautions and Warnings of Azest 100mg Susp

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Azest 100mg Susp during pregnancy?
A:
It is recommended not to use this medicine if you are pregnant unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Azest 100mg Susp while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine passes in breast milk in small quantities. Breast feeding is not advised when you are on this medicine. If it is really required to be taken by a breastfeeding women watch out for symptoms of rashes, diarrhoea and sleepiness in your breastfed baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Azest 100mg Susp?
A:
If you observe or experience any side effect like dizziness, fits you should not drive or use machines. Contact your doctor or pharmacist for further information.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Azest 100mg Susp?
A:
You should not consume alcohol along with this medicine as it can exaggarate the side effects of antibiotics like stomach upset, 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 have any allergic reactions like swollen throat, face, rash, fever, breathing difficulty, any other infection
  • You are suffering from diabetes

Mode of Action of Azest 100mg Susp

How Does It Work?

This medicine works by inhibiting the growth and killing of bacteria responsible for causing infection.

Directions for Use of Azest 100mg Susp

  • Take it as instructed by your doctor, it can be taken with or without food.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Complete the course of antibiotic medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Azest 100mg Susp

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to reduce stomach acid called antacids should be take with minum gap of one hour with this medicine.
  • Medicines used for migraine headaches such as ergotamine should not be used concomitantly.
  • Other medicines such as medicine used during heart failure like digoxin, medicine used to treat gout like colchicine, immune system modifying medicine like cyclosporin, medicines used to stop blood clotting should be used cautiously.
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Storage and disposal of Azest 100mg Susp

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

Dosage of Azest 100mg Susp

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may be diarrhoea, loss of hearing, feeling sick. Immediately inform your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

You Sould never miss your dose of antibiotic medicne and complete the entire course for effective treatment. 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.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Azest 100mg Susp 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 allergy to clarithromycin. You should also never take other medicines from the same class of antibiotics (macrolides) eg Clarithromucin, Erythromycin, Roxithromycin, Azithromycin and Fidaxomicin.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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