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Azicip 250mg Tablet

By CIPLA LIMITED
6 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Azithromycin(250.0 Mg)
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ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Azicip 250 tablet is an antibiotic and is used to treat various types of bacterial infections of the ears, skin, throat, urinary tract, etc. It contains azithromycin as its active ingredient. This med...
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uses

Uses of Azicip 250mg Tablet

Azicip 250 tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the ears, throat, tonsils, airways, lungs and nasal passage, sexually transmitted diseases like chlamydia, skin and soft tissue i...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Azicip 250mg Tablet

If you are allergic to azithromycin or any other antibiotic from the same class as erythromycin or any ingredient of Azicip 250 tablet.
sideEffects

Side effects of Azicip 250mg Tablet

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

Precautions and Warnings of Azicip 250mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Azicip 250mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Azicip 250 tablet, as there is limited safety data available during pregnancy. Your doctor will prescribe you this medicine only if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Azicip 250mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Azithromycin is present in breastmilk in low levels, thus please contact your doctor before using Azicip 250 tablet while breastfeeding. If prescribed by a doctor, watch out for symptoms like rashes, diarrhoea and sleepiness in the breastfed baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Azicip 250mg Tablet?
A:
Azicip 250 tablet may cause dizziness or fits as side effects, thus you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Azicip 250mg Tablet?
A:
You must avoid consuming alcohol along with Azicip 250 tablet as alcohol can exaggerate the side effects such as dizziness and drowsiness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop any allergic reactions after taking Azicip 250 tablet.
  • You have heart problems or abnormal heart rhythms.
  • You have problems with your liver or kidney.
  • You suffer from any mental health problems.
  • You have a condition that causes muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis).
  • You experience severe and persistent diarrhoea after taking Azicip 250 tablet.
  • You have low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Azicip 250mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Azithromycin in Azicip 250 tablet works by killing or inhibiting the growth of bacteria that cause infection.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Azicip 250mg Tablet

  • Azicip 250 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, with or without food. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • Take it at a fixed time for optimal results, and do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
  • Complete the course of this antibiotic medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Azicip 250mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Azicip 250 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 to manage stomach acid such as antacids should be taken with a minimum gap of at least one hour with Azicip 250 tablet.
  • Medicines used for migraine, headaches such as ergotamine should not be used concomitantly.
  • You may experience irregular heart rhythm if you are taking medicines like cisapride that are used to treat gastric reflux diseases.
  • Medicine used during heart failure like digoxin, a medicine used to treat gout, like colchicine, immune system modifying medicine like cyclosporin, medicines used to stop blood clotting like warfarin,...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Azicip 250mg Tablet

  • Store Azicip 250 tablet at room temperature, away from direct sunlight, moisture or heat.
  • Keep them away from children and pets.
  • Do not take this medicine after the expiry date, which is mentioned on the pack.
dosage

Dosage of Azicip 250mg Tablet

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may be diarrhoea, loss of hearing, feeling sick. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Azicip 250 tablet, contact your doctor immediately or vi...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Azicip 250 tablet, then 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 ...
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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: What is the use of Azicip 250 tablet?

A: Azicip 250 tablet is used for the serious bacterial infections of eyes, ears, lungs, throat, airways and soft tissues. It is also used for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia.

Q: Are there any side effects with Azicip 250 tablet?

A: You may experience side effects like nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, upset stomach, etc while using Azicip 250 tablet.

Q: Can I take Azicip 250 tablet for throat infection or cough?

A: A throat infection can be either due to a bacterial or a viral infection. Do not take Azicip 250 tablet without consulting your doctor.

Q: Can I stop taking Azicip 250 tablet if I start feeling better, and my symptoms are gone?

A: No, do not stop taking Azicip 250 tablet before completing the treatment, as it may decrease the effectiveness of treatment and will increase the resistance of bacteria. Inform your doctor if you want to stop the treatment.

Q: Can I take Azicip 250 tablet for fever?

A: Azicip 250 tablet is an antibiotic 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: What is the dose of Azicip 250 for adults?

A: The exact frequency of consumption of Azicip 250 depends upon your type and severity of infection or disease. Your doctor will decide this after accessing the problem. Take this medicine as advised by your doctor. Refrain from self-medication of any antibiotics in any case.

Q: Does Azicip 250 cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes, diarrhoea is a common side effect of Azicip 250 but contact your doctor immediately if you have diarrhoea with blood and mucous along with stomach pain and fever. It can be a sign of inflammation of the large intestine. It is advised not to take anti-diarrheal medicine on your own and keep yourself hydrated.

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ContainsAzithromycin(250.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, diarrhoea, nausea
Last Updated on: 22 Nov 2021 | 12:52 PM (IST)
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