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Aziwok 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

By DR REDDY'S LAB (WOCKHARDT)
5 Tablet(s) in Strip
97.99*
MRP 119.50
18% OFF
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Azithromycin(500.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Aziwok 500 tablet contains azithromycin, an antibiotic. It is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections. Azithromycin prevents the spread of infection by inhibiting the enzyme responsible...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Aziwok 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

  • Aziwok 500 tablet is used in the treatment of mild to moderate susceptible infection associated with skin and soft tissues, ears, tonsils, throat, Urinary infection and respiratory tract infections.
  • It is also used for the treatment of enteric fever and pneumonia or lung infection due to coming in contact with an infected person (CAP).
contraindications

Contraindications of Aziwok 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

  • If you are allergic reaction to azithromycin, any other antibiotic or any other ingredient of Aziwok 500 tablet.
sideEffects

Side effects of Aziwok 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Lack of appetite
  • Deafness
  • Tiredness
  • Skin rashes
  • Itching
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Aziwok 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Aziwok 500 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is not recommended during pregnancy as there is limited information about the effects of this medicine during human pregnancy. However, your doctor may prescribe you this medicine if it has more advantages than risks. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Aziwok 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Azithromycin partially passes into human breast milk and may cause rashes, diarrhoea and sleepiness in the breastfed baby. If you are taking Aziwok 500 tablet then stop breastfeeding your baby. It is advised to discard the milk during treatment and until two days after discontinuation of the treatment. You can restart breastfeeding thereafter.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Aziwok 500 tablet?
A:
Aziwok 500 tablet is not known to affect the driving ability of the patient. However, if you experience any side effect like dizziness, fits you should not drive or use machines. Contact your doctor or pharmacist for further information.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Aziwok 500 tablet?
A:
No information is available on interactions of Aziwok 500 tablet when taken with alcohol, consult your doctor or pharmacist for further information.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have heart problems or abnormal heart rhythms.
  • You experience severe and persistent diarrhoea after taking this medicine.
  • You have kidney or liver problems.
  • You have muscle weakness.
  • You have any kind of nerve and brain-related disorders.
  • Low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood.
  • You have any allergic reactions like a swollen throat, face, rash, fever, difficulty in breathing or any other infection.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Aziwok 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Aziwok 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

  • It should be taken orally with half a glass of water.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
  • Complete the course of the medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Aziwok 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Aziwok 500 tablet may affect the way other medicines work and other medicines may affect how Aziwok 500 tablet works if 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 interactions.
  • In particular, if you are taking medicines to treat heart-related disorder like digoxin, anti-HIV medicines, antihypertensive medicines, immunosuppressants like cyclosporin, blood thinners like warfar...
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  • Antacids should be taken with a minimum gap of at least one hour with the Aziwok 500 tablet.
  • You may experience irregular heart rhythm if you are taking Aziwok 500 tablet concomitantly along with medicines like cisapride that are used to treat gastric reflux diseases.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Aziwok 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

  • Aziwok 500 tablet 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 its expiry date which is mentioned on the medicine.
dosage

Dosage of Aziwok 500mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

Overdose

If you suspect an overdose of Aziwok 500 tablet immediately inform your physician or reach to the nearest hospital for treatment. Symptoms of an overdose may be diarrhoea, loss of hearing and feeling ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of this 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 dosing schedule. Do not take a do...
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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: Can I stop taking the Aziwok 500 tablet if I feel better?

A: No, it may decrease the effectiveness of the treatment and will increase the resistance of bacteria and increase the risk of re-infection. Always inform your doctor if you want to stop the treatment.

Q: I had an allergy to clarithromycin in past, can I take azithromycin?

A: No, you should not take this medicine if you have a history of known allergy to clarithromycin. Even you should also never take other medicines that belong to the same class of antibiotics (macrolides) like Clarithromycin, Erythromycin, Roxithromycin, Azithromycin and Fidaxomicin.

Q: Can I use this medicine 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 a bacterial infection known as salmonella. It is not effective against viral infection, so better consult a doctor before taking this medicine.

Q: When should I take Aziwok 500?

A: Aziwok 500 can be taken with or without food or as advised by the doctor. But try to take it at the same time daily to get optimum results.

Q: Is Aziwok 500 and Azithromycin the same?

A: Yes, Aziwok 500 contains azithromycin only, as its active ingredient.

Q: What is the dose of Aziwok 500?

A: The dose and duration of Aziwok 500 will be decided by your doctor after diagnosing the type and severity of the infection. Do not self medicate with any antibiotic in any case.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsAzithromycin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDizziness, breathing difficulty, headache, irregular heart beat
Last Updated on: 11 Nov 2021 | 06:02 PM (IST)
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