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Omnicef Az Forte Tablets

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Omnicef Az Forte Tablets Description

Omnicef Az Forte Tablet is an antibiotic medication. It contains a combination of azithromycin and cefixime as active substances. It is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the chest and l...
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ContainsAzithromycin,Cefixime
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Omnicef Az Forte Tablets

Omnicef Az Forte Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of the chest and lungs (bronchitis, pneumonia), throat (tonsillitis, pharyngitis) nose (sinusitis), urinary system (cystitis and kidney in...
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Contraindications of Omnicef Az Forte Tablets

  • If you are allergic to azithromycin, cefixime, or any other ingredient of Omnicef Az Forte Tablet.
  • If you are allergic to erythromycin, any macrolide or ketolide antibiotic, or cephalosporin antibiotics. If you are not sure what these medicines are, please confirm with your doctor.

Side effects of Omnicef Az Forte Tablets

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Flatulence (gas)

Precautions and Warnings of Omnicef Az Forte Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Omnicef Az Forte Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Omnicef Az Forte Tablet should only be used during pregnancy if recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Omnicef Az Forte Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Omnicef Az Forte Tablet passes into human breast milk. This medicine should only be used during breastfeeding if recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Omnicef Az Forte Tablets?
A:
Omnicef Az Forte Tablet may cause dizziness, confusion, and movement disorders. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Omnicef Az Forte Tablets?
A:
Limited information is available on the interaction of Omnicef Az Forte Tablet with alcohol. Ask your doctor for advice on the use of alcohol with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver, kidney, or heart problems.
  • Your blood levels of potassium or magnesium are too low.
  • You develop signs of another infection.
  • You are taking any ergot derivatives such as ergotamine (to treat migraine).
  • You have a certain type of muscle weakness called myasthenia gravis.
  • You have ever had colitis.
  • You feel your heart beating in your chest or have an abnormal heartbeat, or get dizzy or faint or
  • suffer from any muscle weakness.
  • You develop diarrhoea or loose stools during or after treatment.
  • You develop severe skin reactions after using this medicine.

Mode of Action of Omnicef Az Forte Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Omnicef Az Forte Tablet contains a combination of azithromycin and cefixime as active substances.
  • Azithromycin prevents the protein synthesis in the bacteria which kills or inhibits the growth of infection-causing bacteria.
  • Cefixime binds to certain proteins called penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) in the bacteria. This prevents the formation of the bacterial cell wall and causes the death of infection-causing bacteria.

Directions for Use of Omnicef Az Forte Tablets

  • Take Omnicef Az Forte Tablet as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not cut, break, or chew the medicine.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
  • Do not discontinue the medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.

Interactions of Omnicef Az Forte Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Omnicef Az Forte Tablet works, or this medicine 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.
  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines called antacids - used for heartburn and indigestion, warfarin or similar medicines - used to thin the blood, zidovudine or nelfinavir - use...
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  • Ergotamine - used for migraine, should not be taken at the same time as Omnicef Az Forte Tablet.
  • Terfenadine - used to treat hay fever or skin allergy and hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine - used to treat conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, or to treat or prevent malaria, should not be tak...
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  • This Tablet can make the effects of medicines like digoxin - used to treat heart failure and colchicine - used for gout and familial Mediterranean fever stronger.

Storage and disposal of Omnicef Az Forte Tablets

  • Store Omnicef Az Forte Tablet in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Omnicef Az Forte Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Omnicef Az Forte Tablet include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, and loss of hearing. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visi...
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Missed a Dose

You should never miss your dose of antibiotics as it may increase your risk of re-infection. If you missed any dose of Omnicef Az Forte Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your n...
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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 Omnicef Az Forte Tablet used for?

A: Omnicef Az Forte Tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the chest and lungs (bronchitis, pneumonia), throat (tonsillitis, pharyngitis) nose (sinusitis), urinary system (cystitis and kidney infections), ear, skin, and soft tissue.
Product Details
Brand
OMNICEF AZ FORTE
Expires on or After
25/09/2022
Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 06:09 AM (IST)

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