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Azivent 500mg Strip Of 3 Tablets

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Azivent 500 MG Description

Azivent 500 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

s, throat, airways, urinary tract, dental. It acts by inhibiting the growth of the causative bacteria, thus killing the bacteria. Take this tablet as prescribed and for the prescribed duration. You may experience adverse effects like diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, headache. If you feel the side effects persist or your condition worsens, you should contact your doctor immediately. Inform your doctor, if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements your take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from before starting this medicine.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹84.59
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ContainsAzithromycin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhoea, headache, nausea, stomacch pain, gas
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Uses of Azivent 500 MG

Azivent 500 tablet is used to treat bacterial infection caused by various susceptible organisms.

Contraindications of Azivent 500 MG

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

Side effects of Azivent 500 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Azivent 500 MG



Can I take Azivent 500 tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information about the effect of Azivent 500 tablet on pregnancy. It is recommended to avoid taking this medcince unless prescribed by your doctor after assessing the benefit.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Azivent 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
Azivent 500 tablet passes into the breast milk 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.


Can I drive if I have consumed Azivent 500 tablet?
If you experience any side effect like dizziness, visual impairment, blurred vision after taking Azivent 500 tablet, then avoid driving.


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

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.

Mode of Action of Azivent 500 MG

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Azivent 500 MG

  • Azivent 500 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 Azivent 500 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 of Azivent 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Azivent 500 tablet works, or Azivent 500 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/In particular if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pa...
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Storage and disposal of Azivent 500 MG

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

Dosage of Azivent 500 MG


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

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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can the use of Azivent 500 tablet cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes, the use of Azivent 500 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 Azivent 500 tablet be used for tonsilitis?

A: Azivent 500 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 Azivent 500 tablet when my symptoms are relieved or when I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking Azivent 500 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: Are Azivent and azithromycin the same?

A: Yes, Azivant contains azithromycin only as its active component.

Q: Can I take Azivent 500 for fever?

A: No, you should not self-medicate with Azivent if you have a fever. It is an antibiotic medicine and is not effective for controlling general fever. You should consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics.
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Last Updated on: 26 Oct 2023 | 11:10 PM (IST)

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