Azicip 500mg Tablet
Azicip 500mg Tablet

Azicip 500mg Tablet

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Azithromycin(500.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Azicip 500 tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections of the ears, throat, lungs, skin, soft tissues and urinary tract. This tablet contains azithro...
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Uses of Azicip 500 MG

  • For the treatment of bacterial infections in the ears, lungs, throat, tonsils, airways, nasal passage, skin, and soft tissue.
  • For the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases like chlamydia.
  • Pneumonia or lung infections due to coming in contact with an infected person (CAP).
  • Infection of the urinary system and genital parts in females.

Contraindications of Azicip 500 MG

If you are allergic to azithromycin or any other antibiotic from the same class like erythromycin or any ingredient of Azicip 500 tablet.

Side effects of Azicip 500 MG

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache

Precautions and Warnings of Azicip 500 MG


Can I take Azicip 500 tablet during pregnancy?
It is recommended not to use Azicip 500 tablet if you are pregnant unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Azicip 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
Azicip 500 tablet passes in breast milk in small quantities. Breastfeeding is not advised when you are taking Azicip 500 tablet. 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 Azicip 500 tablet?
If you observe or experience any side effects like dizziness after taking Azicip 500 tablet, you should not drive or use machines. Contact your doctor or pharmacist for further information.


Can I consume alcohol with Azicip 500 tablet?
You should not consume alcohol along with Azicip 500 tablet as alcohol can exaggerate the side effects 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.
  • You have low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood.
  • You have any allergic reactions like swollen throat, face, rash, fever, breathing difficulty, or any other infection.

Mode of Action of Azicip 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Azicip 500 tablet works by killing or inhibiting the growth of bacteria that causes infection.

Directions for Use of Azicip 500 MG

  • Azicip 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 more than that prescribed by your doctor.
  • Complete the course of this antibiotic medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Azicip 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Azicip 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 to manage stomach acid such as antacids should be taken with a minimum gap of at least one hour with this medicine.
  • Medicines used for migraine and headaches such as ergotamine should not be used concomitantly.
  • Medicines used during heart failure like digoxin, medicines used to treat gout like colchicine, immune system modifying medicines like cyclosporin, medicines used to stop blood clotting like warfarin,...
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Storage and disposal of Azicip 500 MG

  • Azicip 500 tablet should be stored at room temperature, away from direct sunlight or heat.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Azicip 500 MG


Symptoms of overdose of Azicip 500 tablet may be diarrhoea, loss of hearing, and feeling sick. Seek medical attention in case you have consumed too much of this medicine.

Missed a Dose

Never miss your antibiotic medicine as it can lead to treatment failure and progression of infection. If you missed any dose of Azicip 500 tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time f...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I stop taking Azicip 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 Azicip 500?

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

Q: What is Azicip 500 tablet used for?

A: Azicip 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 Azicip 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 Azicip 500 tablet for throat infection or cough?

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

Q: Is Azicip 500 and azithromycin the same?

A: Yes, Azicip 500 and azithromycin are the same. Azicip 500 tablet contains azithromycin as the active ingredient.

Q: Does Azicip 500 make you sleepy?

A: Yes, sleepiness or drowsiness is one of the side effects an individual may experience with Azicip 500 tablet. If you experience any such effects, it is recommended to avoid driving or operating machines or performing any other task that requires mental alertness.
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ContainsAzithromycin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDizziness, headache, diarrhoea, nausea, stomach pain
Last Updated on: 10 May 2022 | 05:07 PM (IST)
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