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Macpod Az Tablet

By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Azithromycin(250.0 Mg) + Cefpodoxime(200.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Macpod Az Tab is a medicine which belongs to group of macrolide antibiotics.
uses

Uses of Macpod Az Tablet

  • Used in the treatment of bacterial infection in the ears, lungs, and other parts of the body
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Diseases arising from infections such as bronchitis and pneumonia
  • Urinary infection
contraindications

Contraindications of Macpod Az Tablet

Do not take this medicine if you have any allergic reaction to it or any other antibiotic from same class like erythromycin.
sideEffects

Side effects of Macpod Az Tablet

  • Dizziness
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Swollen throat and lips
  • Diarrhoea, nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Skin reaction, rash, itching, blistering, fever
  • Difficulty to pass urine, blood in urine
  • Swelling of pancreas (pancreatitis)
  • Yellowing of the skin (Jaundice)
  • Lack of appetite
  • Headache
  • Irregular heart beat
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Macpod Az Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Macpod Az Tab during pregnancy?
A:
The effect of Macpod Az Tab on the fetus is not known, consult your doctor if you are pregnant, your doctor will decide whether to use this medicine after assessing the benefits over risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Macpod Az Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Azithromycin partially passes into human breast milk. If you are taking Macpod Az Tab then stop breastfeeding your baby. It is advised to discard the milk during treatment and until two days after discontinuation of treatment. You can restart breastfeeding thereafter.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Macpod Az Tab?
A:
No information is available on the ability to drive or use machines, however if you observe or experience any side effect like dizziness, fits you should not drive or use machines. Contact you doctor or pharmacist for further information.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Macpod Az Tab?
A:
No information is available on interactions of Macpod Az Tab 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 (myasthenia gravis)
  • You have any neurological or psychiatric or mental problems
  • 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
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Macpod Az Tablet

How Does It Work?

Macpod Az Tab works by killing or inhibiting the growth of bacteria that causes infection.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Macpod Az Tablet

  • It should be taken with half glass of water
  • If you are taking any antacids, then Macpod Az Tab should be taken at least one hour before or two hours after the dose of antacids
  • Complete the course of the medicine as prescribed by your doctor
interactions

Interactions of Macpod Az Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Blood thinners like warfarin
  • Medicine used to treat heart problems like digoxin
  • Medicine used to treat HIV infection like nelfinavir or zidovudine
  • Medicine used to treat gout like furosemide
  • Medicine used to treat migraine like ergotamine
  • Medicine used to treat tuberculosis like rifabutin
  • Medicine used to treat cholesterol level like atorvastatin
  • Medicine used to treat stomach problems or for fever like terfenadine
  • Cyclosporin

Interactions with food items

Food does not affect the absorption of this medicine. Macpod Az Tab can be taken with or without food.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Macpod Az Tablet

Macpod Az Tab should be stored at room temperature, away from direct sunlight or heat, and keep out reach of children. Do not take this medicine after expiry date which is mentioned on the medicine.
dosage

Dosage of Macpod Az Tablet

Overdose

If you suspect overdose of Macpod Az Tab immediately inform your physician or reach to nearest hospital for treatment. Symptoms of overdose may be diarrhoea, loss of hearing, feeling sick.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of 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 dose schedule. Do not take double dose of m...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Macpod Az Tab if I feel better?

A: No, it may decrease the effectiveness of treatment and will increase the resistance of bacteria. Always inform your doctor if you want to stop 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.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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