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Azifast 500mg Tablet
Azifast 500mg Tablet

Azifast 500mg Tablet

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Azifast 500 MG Description

Azifast 500 tablet is an antibiotic medicine. Azifast 500 is used to treat various types of bacterial infections of the ears, skin, throat, urinary tract, etc. It contains azithromycin as its active

ngredient. Take this medicine for the prescribed dose and duration as per your doctor. It can be taken with or without food. Do not stop taking this medicine without informing your doctor. An incomplete course of the Azifast 500 medicine may result in treatment failure and increase the risk of re-infection. Inform your doctor about all known medication conditions you have and are currently taking the medicine for the same.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹67.51
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ContainsAzithromycin(500.0 Mg)
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Azifast 500 MG

Azifast 500 tablet is used to treat a bacterial infection in the ears, lungs, throat, tonsils, airways and nasal passages, sexually transmitted diseases like chlamydia, skin and soft tissue infections...
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Contraindications of Azifast 500 MG

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

Side effects of Azifast 500 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Fatigue
  • Lack of appetite

Precautions and Warnings of Azifast 500 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Azifast 500 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using the Azifast 500 tablet, as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Azifast 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Azifast 500 tablet passes into the breastmilk in small quantities. Breastfeeding is not advisable when you are taking this medicine. If it is necessary to be taken by breastfeeding women, watch out for symptoms like rashes, diarrhoea and sleepiness in your breastfed baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Azifast 500 tablet?
A:
If you experience any side effects like dizziness, fits after taking the Azifast 500 tablet, then you should not drive or use machines. Contact your doctor or pharmacist for further information.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Azifast 500 tablet?
A:
Do not consume alcohol along with the Azifast 500 tablet as alcohol can exaggerate the side effects like an upset stomach, dizziness and drowsiness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have heart problems or abnormal heart rhythms.
  • You have kidney or liver problems.
  • You experience severe and persistent diarrhoea after taking the Azifast 500 tablet.
  • You have muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis).
  • You suffer from any psychiatric illness.
  • You have 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 Azifast 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Azifast 500 tablet works by killing or inhibiting the growth of bacteria that cause infection.

Directions for Use of Azifast 500 MG

Azifast 500 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food. Take it at a f...
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Interactions of Azifast 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Azifast 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 the Azifast 500 tablet.
  • Medicines used for migraines, 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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Storage and disposal of Azifast 500 MG

  • Azifast 500 tablets should be stored at room temperature, away from direct sunlight or heat. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Do not take this medicine after the expiry date, which is mentioned on the pack.

Dosage of Azifast 500 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose may be diarrhoea, loss of hearing, feeling sick. Seek medical attention if you have consumed too much of the Azifast 500 tablet.

Missed a Dose

  • Never miss your antibiotic medicine, as it can lead to treatment failure and progression of the infection.
  • If you have missed any dose of the Azifast 500 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.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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 the Azifast 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: I am allergic to clarithromycin, can I take the Azifast 500 tablet?

A: No, you should not take this medicine if you have an allergy to clarithromycin. You should also never take other medicines from the same class of antibiotics (macrolides) eg Clarithromycin, Erythromycin, Roxithromycin, Azithromycin and Fidaxomicin.

Q: What is the use of the Azifast 500 tablet?

A: Azifast 500 tablet is used to treat a bacterial infection in the ears, lungs, throat, tonsils, airways and nasal passages, sexually transmitted diseases like chlamydia, skin and soft tissue infections, infections of the urinary system and genital parts in females.

Q: How to take the Azifast 500 tablet?

A: Azifast 500 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food.

Q: Can the Azifast 500 tablet be used for acne?

A: Yes, the Azifast 500 tablet can be used to treat acne, since it is a skin infection caused by bacteria.
Product Details
Brand
AZIFAST
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
28/02/2024
Last Updated on: 19 Jul 2021 | 03:21 PM (IST)

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