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Cazithro 250mg Tab

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Medical Description

Cazithro Tablet is an antibiotic and 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 medic...
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ContainsAzithromycin(250.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, diarrhoea, nausea
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Cazithro 250 MG

Cazithro Tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the ears, throat, tonsils, airways, lungs and nasal passage, sexually transmitted diseases like chlamydia, skin and soft tissue inf...
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Contraindications of Cazithro 250 MG

If you are allergic to azithromycin or any other antibiotic from the same class as erythromycin or any ingredient of Cazithro Tablet.

Side effects of Cazithro 250 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Cazithro 250 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cazithro Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Cazithro Tablet, as there is limited safety data available 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 Cazithro Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Azithromycin is present in breastmilk in low levels, thus please contact your doctor before using Cazithro 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 Cazithro Tablet?
A:
Cazithro Tablet may cause dizziness or fits as side effects, thus you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cazithro Tablet?
A:
You must avoid consuming alcohol along with Cazithro 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 Cazithro 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 Cazithro Tablet.
  • You have low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood.

Mode of Action of Cazithro 250 MG

How Does It Work?

Azithromycin in Cazithro Tablet works by killing or inhibiting the growth of bacteria that cause infection.

Directions for Use of Cazithro 250 MG

  • Cazithro 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 it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
  • Complete the course of this antibiotic medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Cazithro 250 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Cazithro Tablet works, or Cazithro Tablet 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 Cazithro 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 Cazithro 250 MG

  • Store Cazithro Tablet at room temperature, away from direct sunlight, moisture or heat.
  • Keep them away from children and pets.
  • Do not take this medicine after the expiry date, which is mentioned on the pack.

Dosage of Cazithro 250 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may be diarrhoea, loss of hearing, feeling sick. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Cazithro Tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visi...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Cazithro 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 a ...
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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 Cazithro Tablet?

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

Q: Are there any side effects with Cazithro Tablet?

A: You may experience side effects like nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, upset stomach, etc while using Cazithro Tablet.

Q: Can I take Cazithro Tablet for throat infection or cough?

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

Q: Can I stop taking Cazithro Tablet if I start feeling better, and my symptoms are gone?

A: No, do not stop taking Cazithro 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 Cazithro Tablet for fever?

A: Cazithro 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 Cazithro Tablet?

A: The composition of Cazithro Tablet is azithromycin as its active ingredient.
Product Details
Brand
CAZITHRO
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
25/08/2022
Last Updated on: 06 May 2022 | 09:57 AM (IST)
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