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Azipro 500mg Tablet

By CIPLA LIMITED
3 Tablet(s) in Strip
57.36*
MRP 71.70
20% OFF
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Azithromycin(500.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Azipro 500mg tablet contains azithromycin as its active ingredient. It is an antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial infection caused by various organisms at different parts of the body such as lung...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Azipro 500mg Tablet

Azipro 500mg tablet is used to treat bacterial infection caused by various susceptible organisms.
contraindications

Contraindications of Azipro 500mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Azithromycin or any other component of the Azipro 500mg tablet.
  • If you are allergic to erythromycin, any macrolide or ketolide antibiotic.
sideEffects

Side effects of Azipro 500mg Tablet

  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain/discomfort
  • Altered blood cell count
  • Decrease appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Gas
  • Loose stools
  • Rash
  • Tiredness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Azipro 500mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Azipro 500mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of the Azipro 500mg tablet on pregnancy. It is recommended to avoid taking this meicine unless prescribed by your doctor after assessing the benefit.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Azipro 500mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Azipro 500mg tablet passes into the breastmilk and may cause harm to the infant. Monitor your child closely for diarrhoea, vomiting, fungal infection while you are on this medicine. If you suspect any of the symptoms in your baby, report to the doctor immediately.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Azipro 500mg tablet?
A:
If you experience any side effect like dizziness, visual impairment, blurred vision after taking the Azipro 500mg tablet, then avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Azipro 500mg tablet?
A:
It is recommended to avoid drinking alcohol while on the Azipro 500mg tablet, as it may increase the side effects. Talk to your doctor if you consume it often.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You had any allergic reactions due to medicine.
  • You have liver or kidney disease.
  • Your child vomiting or has irritability while feeding.
  • You have heart disease such as irregular heart rate, heart failure, decreased heart rate.
  • You are on any medication.
  • You experience diarrhoea after taking this medicine.
  • You have myasthenia gravis.
  • You have a severe infection.
  • You have sinusitis, tonsilitis, ear infection, wounds, skin infection.
  • You get any fungal infection after taking this medicine.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Azipro 500mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Azipro 500mg tablet works by killing or inhibiting the growth of bacteria that causes infection.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Azipro 500mg Tablet

  • Azipro 500mg tablet should be taken as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break this medicine.
  • If you are taking any antacids, then the Azipro 500mg tablet should be taken at least one hour before or two hours after the dose of antacids. Take it at a fixed time to gain optimal benefit.
interactions

Interactions of Azipro 500mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Azipro 500mg tablet works or Azipro 500mg tablet itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, i...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Azipro 500mg Tablet

  • Store it at a temperature below 25°C in a cool dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Azipro 500mg Tablet

Overdose

Excess of the Azipro 500mg tablet may cause hearing disturbances, severe nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. If you have taken too much of this medicine then contact your doctor or reach out to the neares...
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Missed a Dose

If you have 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 a double do...
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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 the use of the Azipro 500mg tablet cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes, the use of the Azipro 500mg tablet can cause diarrhoea along with the desired effect, but not everyone gets them. It is an antibiotic that kills both good and bad bacteria, when good bacteria present in the intestine gets killed it can cause diarrhoea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q: I am allergic to clarithromycin, can I take azithromycin?

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: Can Azipro 500mg tablet be used for tonsilitis?

A: Azipro 500mg tablet is not the first line of treatment for tonsilitis, however, it further depends on the infection-causing organism. Your doctor may prescribe you the medicine based on the susceptible organism.

Q: Can I stop taking the Azipro 500mg tablet when my symptoms are relieved or when I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking the Azipro 500mg tablet and complete the full course of treatment else the treatment might fail and the chance of reoccurrence of the infection increases. You may feel better before your infection is being cured completely. To gain optimal benefit it is advised to take it for the prescribed duration.

Q: What is the composition of Azipro 500?

A: Azipro 500 contains azithromycin as its active component.

Q: Can I take Azipro 500 for a throat infection?

A: You should not take Azipro 500 or any other medicine without consulting a doctor. A throat infection can be either due to bacterial or viral infection. Do not self-medicate with antibiotics in any case.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsAzithromycin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhoea, headache, nausea, stomacch pain, gas
Last Updated on: 10 Nov 2021 | 10:28 AM (IST)
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