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Azibact Cf Tab

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Azithromycin(250.0 Mg) + Cefpodoxime(200.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Azibact Cf Tab is a medicine which belongs to group of macrolide antibiotics.

Uses of Azibact Cf Tab

  • Used in the treatment of bacterial infection in the ears, lungs, and other parts of the body
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Diseases arising from infections such as bronchitis and pneumonia
  • Urinary infection

Contraindications of Azibact Cf Tab

Do not take this medicine if you have any allergic reaction to it or any other antibiotic from same class like erythromycin.

Side effects of Azibact Cf Tab

  • Dizziness
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Swollen throat and lips
  • Diarrhoea, nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Skin reaction, rash, itching, blistering, fever
  • Difficulty to pass urine, blood in urine
  • Swelling of pancreas (pancreatitis)
  • Yellowing of the skin (Jaundice)
  • Lack of appetite
  • Headache
  • Irregular heart beat

Precautions and Warnings of Azibact Cf Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Azibact Cf Tab during pregnancy?
A:
The effect of Azibact Cf Tab on the fetus is not known, consult your doctor if you are pregnant, your doctor will decide whether to use this medicine after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Azibact Cf Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Azithromycin partially passes into human breast milk. If you are taking Azibact Cf Tab then stop breastfeeding your baby. It is advised to discard the milk during treatment and until two days after discontinuation of treatment. You can restart breastfeeding thereafter.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Azibact Cf Tab?
A:
No information is available on the ability to drive or use machines, however if you observe or experience any side effect like dizziness, fits you should not drive or use machines. Contact you doctor or pharmacist for further information.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Azibact Cf Tab?
A:
No information is available on interactions of Azibact Cf Tab when taken with alcohol, consult your doctor or pharmacist for further information.

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

Mode of Action of Azibact Cf Tab

How Does It Work?

Azibact Cf Tab works by killing or inhibiting the growth of bacteria that causes infection.

Directions for Use of Azibact Cf Tab

  • It should be taken with half glass of water
  • If you are taking any antacids, then Azibact Cf Tab 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 of Azibact Cf Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Blood thinners like warfarin
  • Medicine used to treat heart problems like digoxin
  • Medicine used to treat HIV infection like nelfinavir or zidovudine
  • Medicine used to treat gout like furosemide
  • Medicine used to treat migraine like ergotamine
  • Medicine used to treat tuberculosis like rifabutin
  • Medicine used to treat cholesterol level like atorvastatin
  • Medicine used to treat stomach problems or for fever like terfenadine
  • Cyclosporin

Interactions with food items

Food does not affect the absorption of this medicine. Azibact Cf Tab can be taken with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Azibact Cf Tab

Azibact Cf Tab should be stored at room temperature, away from direct sunlight or heat, and keep out reach of children. Do not take this medicine after expiry date which is mentioned on the medicine...
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Dosage of Azibact Cf Tab

Overdose

If you suspect overdose of Azibact Cf Tab immediately inform your physician or reach to 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 double dose of m...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Azibact Cf Tab 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.
Product Details
Brand
AZIBACT CF
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
15/08/2022
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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