Azithromycin is a broad-spectrum medicine that stops the growth of bacteria causing infections. It gets inside the infected tissue where it is relieved slowly over time, fighting bacteria for a long period. It is used to treat the following conditions:
Do not take antacids containing aluminum or magnesium .
Complete full course of therapy even if you feel better
Take a sufficient amount of fluids every day to maintain hydration (2-3 litres per day ) unless your doctor has specifically advised against it.
Contact your doctor immediately if you notice mouth sores , vaginal sores ,vaginal sores , vaginal discharge, unrelieved fever.
This medicine is used to treat infections of the upper and lower respiratory tract, skin and soft tissue. It is also used to treat otitis media (inflammation and infection of the ear) as well as uncomplicated genital infections.
Patient administered with this medicine may experience GI upset, anorexia, allergy ,rash, photosensitivity (light sensitivity), arthralgia (joint pain), edema (fluid retention), anaphylaxis , abnormal liver function, hepatitis, (liver failure) cholestatic jaundice (disease of the live which causes yellowing of the eyes), dizziness, vertigo, convulsions (body muscles contract and relax repeatedly), headache, somnolence(drowsiness ), kidney disorders and even acute renal failure (severe kidney failure), palpitations (racing heart sensation), arrhythmias (irregular heart beat) among many other effects. Consult your healthcare provider for further details.
There is no evidence that this medicine is risky in pregnancy. Consult your healthcare provider for further advice.
The effects of this medicine are undetermined in nursing females. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.
Before using this medicine, inform your doctor your complete medical history, especially of: prolonged heart cycle, irregular heartbeat, low levels of magnesium and potassium, liver or kidney impairment, myasthenia gravis, and galactose intolerance.
Do not use this medicine if you're allergic to any of it's constituents. Don't use this medicine if you have a history of liver diseases.
What are the uses of Azithromycin?
This medication is used for the treatment of bacterial infections.
Please note that this medicine will only work for bacterial infections and not viruses, causing conditions such as common cold, flu, etc.
How to take Azithromycin?
Use it as prescribed by your health care provider. Please complete course of medication to prevent return of the infection. Avoid taking this medicine with antacids as they may decrease absorption.
The dosage of this medicine is dependent on the age, condition, and its severity. Please consult your health care provider before use of this medicine.
How to store Azithromycin?
Please store this medicine at room temperature (18-25 Celsius). Keep medicine away from excessive light, moisture, and children. Please do not flush medicines down the toilet.
Please read the leaflet provided with the medicine for further storage guidance.
Is azomax good for chest infection?
Yes , Azomax can be used for chest infections as well as infections of the nose and the throat .
These include infections such as pneumonia and sinusitis (inflammation of the sinus ).
What are the serious side effects of Azomax ?
Recent researches have indeed shown that antibiotics like azomax can leave the lung more vulnerable to flu viruses leading to significantly worse symptoms and infections. Azomax can hinder protective immune system responses.
Can I stop using Azomax before the full course has run out if I feel well again?
No , antibiotics should especially be used till their complete course has been finished. Discontinuing the medication before the course has finished means there is a chance that leftover bacteria will become more resistant to the mediation and causes more dangerous re infections .
Dawaai's intention is to make sure that it's consumers get information that is accurate, reviewed by an expert and error-free. However, the information mentioned here should not be used as a replacement for the advice of a qualified physician. The information given here is for informational purposes only, which may not cover all possible precautions, side effects, contraindications or drug interactions. Consult your doctor and discuss your queries related to any medicine or disease.
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