Azicip 500 Mg
Azicip 500 MG Tablet is an antibiotic used in the treatment of infections caused by a variety of bacteria. It has the advantage of once-daily dosing. This medicine is not recommended for use in case.
Description Of Azicip 500mg
Azicip 500 MG Tablet is an antibiotic used in the treatment of infections caused by a variety of bacteria. It has the advantage of once-daily dosing. This medicine is not recommended for use in case of a common cold, flu, or other viral infections since it is active against infections caused by bacteria only.
Azicip 500mg Chemical Name
- Azithromycin (500mg)
Azicip 500mg Manufacturer
- Cipla Ltd
Uses of Azicip 500mg
- Community acquired pneumonia
- Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
- Skin and soft tissue infections
- Cat Scratch Disease
- Gonococcal Urethritis and Cervicitis
- Nongonococcal Urethritis and Cervicitis
What is Azicip 500mg?
Azicip 500 Tablet is used to treat severe cases of coughing, mucus and bronchitis caused by bacterial infections. This medicine helps by killing the bacteria. Azicip 500 is also used to treat severe cases of nasal congestion caused by sinusitis, to treat certain cases of pneumonia, to treat inflammation of the throat caused by bacterial infections, to treat certain bacterial skin infections, to treat inflammation of the urethra caused by bacterial infections, to treat inflammation of the cervix, to treat certain genital diseases in men, and to treat middle ear infections in children.
How Azicip 500mg working
Azicip 500 Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.
How is Azicip 500mg used?
Read the medicine guide provided by your pharmacist, your doctor, or the medicine company. If you have any questions related to Azicip 500, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Use Azicip 500 Tablet as per the instructions provided by your doctor.
Azicip 500 is used with or without food.
The typical dose of Azicip 500 for adults is 500 mg once daily for 3 days. The usual dose for children is 10 mg per kg of body weight once daily for 3 days. This medicine is generally used for a period of 5 days for pneumonia, 5 days for throat infections, 3 days for middle ear infections, and 3 days for severe nasal congestion.
This medicine should be used on an as-needed basis. Azicip 500 should be used as directed by the doctor even if you feel well, or even if you think that there is no need for you to use your medicine.
Discuss with your doctor if you develop new symptoms.
Azicip 500mg Indications
Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Azicip 500mg Dosage
The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Contraindication Of Azicip 500mg
- Aluminium Hydroxide/Magnesium Hydroxide
Adverse effects Of Azicip 500mg
- abdominal pain
- decreased bicarbonate in the blood
- increase in monocytes
- increase in neutrophils
- increase in white blood cells
- increased basophils
- low lymphocyte count
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Azicip 500mg
The use of Azicip 500 Tablet may change prothrombin time. This medicine may increase the time of blood clotting in the anticoagulants such as warfarin.
Azicip 500 Tablet should be used only when required in patients who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women are not done. Azicip 500 Tablet is not safe for use in women who are breastfeeding. If you are breastfeeding, discuss with your doctor if you should either discontinue breastfeeding, or stop using this medicine during this period. This medicine passes into the breast milk which may cause harm to the baby. Hence breastfeeding should be discontinued during treatment with Azicip 500. Discard breast-milk during treatment and up until 2 days after completion of treatment. Resume breastfeeding after that. It is not known if this medicine is safe for use in women who are conceiving. Consult with your doctor before you use Azicip 500 Tablet.
Storage Conditions for Azicip 500mg
storage instructions on the product package if available. Store Azicip 500 Tablet between 15° to 30°C (59° to 86°F), away from moisture, and away from light. Store this medicine away from children and pets.