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Azithro 500mg Tablet
Azithro 500mg Tablet
Azithro 500mg Tablet
Azithro 500mg Tablet
Azithro 500mg Tablet

Azithro 500mg Tablet

By IND SWIFT LABORATORIES LTD
3 Tablet(s) in Strip
46.61*
MRP 71.70
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Azithro 500 MG Description

Azithro 500 tablet is an antibiotic. It 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 m

dicine should be taken in the exact dose and duration as directed by the doctor. It can be taken with or without food. Do not miss any doses or stop taking this medicine on your own. You must complete the entire course of antibiotics to prevent the risk of re-infection. Before using Azithro 500 tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹46.61
You Save₹25.09 (35% on MRP)
ContainsAzithromycin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, diarrhoea, nausea
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Azithro 500 MG

  • Azithro 500 tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the ears, throat, tonsils, airways, lungs, nasal passage, skin, and soft tissue.
  • It is also used to treat sexually transmitted diseases like chlamydia, infections of the urinary system and genital parts in females.

Contraindications of Azithro 500 MG

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

Side effects of Azithro 500 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Azithro 500 MG

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Azithro 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Azithro 500 tablet may pass into the breastmilk at low levels, thus please contact your doctor before using Azithro 500 tablet while breastfeeding. If prescribed by a doctor, watch out for symptoms like rashes, diarrhoea, and sleepiness in the breastfed baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Azithro 500 tablet?
A:
Azithro 500 tablet may cause dizziness. Thus you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Azithro 500 tablet?
A:
You must avoid consuming alcohol along with Azithro 500 tablet as alcohol can exaggerate the side effects such as dizziness and drowsiness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop any allergic reactions after taking Azithro 500 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 Azithro 500 tablet.
  • You have low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood.

Mode of Action of Azithro 500 MG

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Azithro 500 MG

  • Azithro 500 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 more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
  • Complete the course of antibiotic medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Azithro 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Azithro 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 Azithro 500 tablet.
  • Medicines used for migraine and 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.
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Storage and disposal of Azithro 500 MG

  • Store Azithro 500 tablet at room temperature, away from direct sunlight, moisture or heat.
  • Keep them away from children and pets.

Dosage of Azithro 500 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Azithro 500 tablet may be diarrhoea, loss of hearing, and feeling sick. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much Azithro 500 tablet, contact your ...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Azithro 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. 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 Azithro 500 tablet?

  • Azithro 500 tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the ears, throat, tonsils, airways, lungs, nasal passage, skin, and soft tissue.
  • It is also used to treat sexually transmitted diseases like chlamydia, infections of the urinary system and genital parts in females.

Q: Are there any side effects with Azithro 500 tablet?

A: You may experience side effects like nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, upset stomach, etc while using Azithro 500 tablet.

Q: Can I take Azithro 500 tablet for throat infection or cough?

A: A throat infection can be either due to a bacterial or a viral infection. Do not take Azithro 500 tablet without consulting your doctor.

Q: Can I stop taking Azithro 500 tablet if I start feeling better, and my symptoms are gone?

A: No, do not stop taking Azithro 500 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 Azithro 500 tablet for fever?

A: Azithro 500 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 composition of Azithro 500 tablet?

A: The composition of Azithro 500 tablet is azithromycin as its active ingredient.

Q: How to take Azithro 500?

  • Azithro 500 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 more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Are azithromycin and Azithro 500 the same?

A: Yes, azithromycin and Azithro 500 tablet are the same. Azithro 500 tablet contains azithromycin as the active substance.
Product Details
Brand
AZITHRO
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/11/2022
Last Updated on: 17 May 2022 | 12:51 PM (IST)

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