Azithral 500mg Tablets 5' S
Azithral 500mg Tablets 5' S

Azithral 500mg Tablets 5' S

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Azithral 500 MG Description

Azithral 500 tablet is an antibiotic and is used to treat many bacterial infections associated with different parts of the body. It contains azithromycin as its active ingredient. This medicine works ...
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ContainsAzithromycin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDizziness, breathing difficulty, headache, irregular heart beat
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Azithral 500 MG

Azithral 500 tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infection in the ears, lungs, throat, tonsils, airways, nasal passage, skin and soft tissue. It is also used for the treatment of enteric fev...
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Contraindications of Azithral 500 MG

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

Side effects of Azithral 500 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Lack of appetite
  • Fever

Precautions and Warnings of Azithral 500 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Azithral 500 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited data regarding the safety of Azithral 500 in pregnant women. Hence it is important to consult a doctor and should use this medication only if prescribed by a doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Azithral 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Constituents of Azithral 500 passes in breast milk in small quantities and may cause rashes, diarrhoea and sleepiness in the breastfed baby. Hence it is not advised to use this medicine while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Azithral 500 tablet?
A:
Azithral 500 tablet is not known to affect the driving ability of the patient. However, side effects like blurred vision and dizziness may be experienced while using this medicine. Hence, it is advised to avoid driving if you experience any such side effects.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Azithral 500 tablet?
A:
You should not consume alcohol along with Azithral 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 Azithral 500 tablet.
  • You have kidney or liver problems.
  • You have muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis).
  • You have any neurological or psychiatric or mental health 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, any other infection.

Mode of Action of Azithral 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Azithral 500 is an antibiotic and is used to treat many bacterial infections associated with different parts of the body. It contains Azithromycin as its active ingredient. It works by killing the bac...
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Directions for Use of Azithral 500 MG

  • Azithral 500 tablets 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 and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
  • Complete the course of this antibiotic medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Azithral 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Azithral 500 may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a ...
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  • Medicines used to manage stomach acid such as antacids should be taken with a minimum gap of at least one hour with Azithral 500 tablets.
  • Medicines used for migraine, headaches such as ergotamine should not be used concomitantly along with this tablet.
  • You may experience irregular heart rhythm if you are taking this tablet concomitantly along with medicines like cisapride that is used to treat gastric reflux diseases.
  • 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 Azithral 500 MG

  • Store Azithral 500 tablets in a cool and dry place away from sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly. Do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Azithral 500 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may be diarrhoea, loss of hearing, feeling sick. Seek medical attention in case you have consumed too much of Azithral 500.

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 Azithral 500 tablet take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for y...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Azithral 500 tablet if I feel better?

A: No, Azithral 500 tablet may decrease the effectiveness of treatment and will increase the resistance of bacteria. Always inform your doctor if you want to stop the 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.

Q: What are the common side effects of Azithral 500?

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

Q: What is Azithral 500 tablet used for?

A: Azithral 500 tablet is used for the treatment of serious bacterial infections of eyes, ears, lungs, throat, airways and soft tissues. It is also used for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia.

Q: Can I take Azithral 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 bacterial infection known as salmonella.

Q: Can I use Azithral 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: Does Azithral 500 treat acne?

A: Acne occurs due to various reasons, and the treatment varies as per the cause and other factors influencing this condition. Hence, it is advised to use this medicine only when prescribed by the doctor and avoid self-medication.

Q: How should I take Azithral 500 tablet?

A: Take Azithral 500 tablet as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the tablet.

Q: Can Azithral 500 tablet cause rashes?

A: One may experience rashes after taking the Azithral 500 tablet, however, not everyone gets it.

Q: Can you take Azithral without food?

A: You can take Azithral with or without food, as advised by the doctor. However, if you notice any stomach upset, then you can take it with food.

Q: Can I take Azithral 500 at night?

A: You can take Azithral at any time of the day during the day or night, as directed by the doctor. But it is important to take it at the same time each day for optimum results.

Q: Is Azithral 500 and Azithromycin the same?

A: Azithral 500 is a brand name for the medicine-containing molecule named Azithromycin. It is primarily prescribed for the treatment of uncomplicated multidrug-resistant enteric fever or susceptible infections including community acquired pneumonia and pelvic inflammatory disease.

Q: Can I take 2 tablets of Azithral in a day?

A: Azithral tablet should be taken in a dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not take more than prescribed amount of medicine.

Q: Can I take Montek and Azithral 500 tablets together?

A: Both these medicines can be taken together if prescribed by your doctor. Do not self medicate.

Q: Is it compulsory to take 3 tablets of Azithral 500?

A: You should complete the course of Azithral 500 tablet given by your doctor. Do not stop taking the medicine once you feel better. Stopping the treatment in between may lead to resistance.

Q: Can we use the Mucolite SR tablet with Azithral?

A: Both these medicines can be taken together if prescribed by your doctor. Do not self medicate.
Product Details
Brand
AZITHRAL
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/03/2023
Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 04:24 PM (IST)

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