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Azithral 500mg Tablet

ALEMBIC CHEMICAL WORKS CO
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109
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Azithral 500mg Tablet

ALEMBIC CHEMICAL WORKS CO
*Estimated Price
109
Buy from Netmeds

About Azithral 500mg Tablet

Azithral 500mg Tablet is an antibiotic used to treat a bacterial infection, throat infection and typhoid fever. It has Azithromycin which is used inhibits the growth of bacteria.

Uses Benefits and uses of Azithral 500mg Tablet

Azithral 500mg Tablet is generally used to treat bacterial infection but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Chest infection
  2. Infection in intestines
  3. Throat infection
  4. Nose infection
  5. Skin Infection
  6. Typhoid Fever
  7. Bacterial Infection
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Azithral 500mg Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the medicine.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Azithral 500mg Tablet

Apart from the uses of Azithral 500mg Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Nausea
  2. Bloating
  3. Allergic Reaction
  4. Irritability
  5. Diarrhea 
  6. Headache
  7. Vomiting
  8. Rash
  9. Nervousness
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have blurred vision or rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Azithral 500mg Tablet

Azithral 500mg Tablet is made from Azithromycin which is an antibiotic to treat a bacterial infection, throat infection etc. Azithral 500mg Tablet should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food.

You can buy Azithral 500mg Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 5 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Alembic Chemical Works Co.

How to use Azithral 500mg Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Azithral 500mg Tablet

  • How does it work? Azithral 500 is an antibiotic that contains azithromycin which blocks the growth of bacteria causing infection. It is used to treat a bacterial infection, throat infection, and skin infections.
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Azithral 500mg Tablet.
  • The dosage of Azithral 500 mg depends on the severity of the infection. Please consult your doctor before taking any dosage.
  • If the infection is not relieved within 2-3 days of use, please talk to a doctor for an alternative solution
  • Do not skip any dosage and complete the course of antibiotic medicine
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Azithral 500mg Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Especially for women, please talk to a gynecologist if you have period bleeding, menstrual cramps, abdominal pain, painful periods etc. so that she can guide you when & how to use this medicine.
  • Taking Azithral 500mg Tablet while on empty stomach may cause upset stomach and diarrhoea. It is advisable to take the medicine after food or with milk. 
  • Azithral 500mg Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Azithral 500mg Tablet

Before using Azithral 500mg Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Liver and Kidney Disease
  • Allergy to Azithral 500mg
  • Hepatic Dysfunction 
  • Hypersensitivity
  • If you operate heavy machinery, using this medicine might make you drowsy or blur your vision. Please do not continue to operate if you feel these symptoms.
Azithral 500mg Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Alcohol
  • Hexobarbital
  • Digoxin
  • Ergotamine
  • Azole antifungals
  • Cyclosporine
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Azithral 500mg Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Avoid excess exposure to sunlight
  • Avoid taking this medicine along with steroids
  • Consult your doctor if you feel numbness or tingling sensation

FAQs Commonly asked question on Azithral 500mg Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Azithral 500mg Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Azithral 500mg Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Azithral 500mg Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Azithral 500mg Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Azithral 500mg Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness & calmness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Azithral 500mg Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
You must consult a gynecologist for more details before consuming the medicine. Pregnant women can weigh the pros & cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.

5. Can I drive while using Azithral 500mg Tablet?
Azithral 500mg Tablet does not affect the ability to drive or lift heavy machinery. Moreover, if you feel drowsy or blurred vision please avoid driving or doing heavy liftings.

6. Is using Azithral 500mg Tablet addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Azithral 500mg Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can using Azithral 500mg Tablet provide relief from Cold?
Not really. Azithral 500mg Tablet helps in conditions related to a throat infection and if you want a medicine for Cold you can consider other drugs.

9. Can I use Azithral 500mg Tablet tonsillitis?
Azithral 500mg Tablet can be used for tonsillitis but is more specifically used for throat infection caused by bacteria. But, there are other medicines which can be preferred over azithral. Please consult your physician before taking azithral 500mg for tonsillitis.

11. Can using Azithral 500mg Tablet help with UTI infection?
No. Azithral 500mg Tablet should not be taken for the treatment of UTI. Please consult your gynecologist before taking any antibiotic for UTI infection.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Azithral 500mg Tablet

Azithral 500mg Tablet is an effective medicine for throat infection.
Azithral should be taken with caution and should be taken only as the last resort because it is very hard on the body.
My doctor suggested me Azithral 500mg Tablet and asked me not to skip the medication and complete the full course of medicine.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Minaz Saheblal. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Azithral 500mg Tablet is available in 100+ cities in India

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Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Azithral 500mg Tablet. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Azithral 500mg Tablet. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

About Azithral 500mg Tablet

Azithral 500mg Tablet is an antibiotic used to treat a bacterial infection, throat infection and typhoid fever. It has Azithromycin which is used inhibits the growth of bacteria.

Uses Benefits and uses of Azithral 500mg Tablet

Azithral 500mg Tablet is generally used to treat bacterial infection but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Chest infection
  2. Infection in intestines
  3. Throat infection
  4. Nose infection
  5. Skin Infection
  6. Typhoid Fever
  7. Bacterial Infection
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Azithral 500mg Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the medicine.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Azithral 500mg Tablet

Apart from the uses of Azithral 500mg Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Nausea
  2. Bloating
  3. Allergic Reaction
  4. Irritability
  5. Diarrhea 
  6. Headache
  7. Vomiting
  8. Rash
  9. Nervousness
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have blurred vision or rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Azithral 500mg Tablet

Azithral 500mg Tablet is made from Azithromycin which is an antibiotic to treat a bacterial infection, throat infection etc. Azithral 500mg Tablet should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food.

You can buy Azithral 500mg Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 5 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Alembic Chemical Works Co.

How to use Azithral 500mg Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Azithral 500mg Tablet

  • How does it work? Azithral 500 is an antibiotic that contains azithromycin which blocks the growth of bacteria causing infection. It is used to treat a bacterial infection, throat infection, and skin infections.
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Azithral 500mg Tablet.
  • The dosage of Azithral 500 mg depends on the severity of the infection. Please consult your doctor before taking any dosage.
  • If the infection is not relieved within 2-3 days of use, please talk to a doctor for an alternative solution
  • Do not skip any dosage and complete the course of antibiotic medicine
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Azithral 500mg Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Especially for women, please talk to a gynecologist if you have period bleeding, menstrual cramps, abdominal pain, painful periods etc. so that she can guide you when & how to use this medicine.
  • Taking Azithral 500mg Tablet while on empty stomach may cause upset stomach and diarrhoea. It is advisable to take the medicine after food or with milk. 
  • Azithral 500mg Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Azithral 500mg Tablet

Before using Azithral 500mg Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Liver and Kidney Disease
  • Allergy to Azithral 500mg
  • Hepatic Dysfunction 
  • Hypersensitivity
  • If you operate heavy machinery, using this medicine might make you drowsy or blur your vision. Please do not continue to operate if you feel these symptoms.
Azithral 500mg Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Alcohol
  • Hexobarbital
  • Digoxin
  • Ergotamine
  • Azole antifungals
  • Cyclosporine
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Azithral 500mg Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Avoid excess exposure to sunlight
  • Avoid taking this medicine along with steroids
  • Consult your doctor if you feel numbness or tingling sensation

FAQs Commonly asked question on Azithral 500mg Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Azithral 500mg Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Azithral 500mg Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Azithral 500mg Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Azithral 500mg Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Azithral 500mg Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness & calmness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Azithral 500mg Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
You must consult a gynecologist for more details before consuming the medicine. Pregnant women can weigh the pros & cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.

5. Can I drive while using Azithral 500mg Tablet?
Azithral 500mg Tablet does not affect the ability to drive or lift heavy machinery. Moreover, if you feel drowsy or blurred vision please avoid driving or doing heavy liftings.

6. Is using Azithral 500mg Tablet addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Azithral 500mg Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can using Azithral 500mg Tablet provide relief from Cold?
Not really. Azithral 500mg Tablet helps in conditions related to a throat infection and if you want a medicine for Cold you can consider other drugs.

9. Can I use Azithral 500mg Tablet tonsillitis?
Azithral 500mg Tablet can be used for tonsillitis but is more specifically used for throat infection caused by bacteria. But, there are other medicines which can be preferred over azithral. Please consult your physician before taking azithral 500mg for tonsillitis.

11. Can using Azithral 500mg Tablet help with UTI infection?
No. Azithral 500mg Tablet should not be taken for the treatment of UTI. Please consult your gynecologist before taking any antibiotic for UTI infection.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Azithral 500mg Tablet

Azithral 500mg Tablet is an effective medicine for throat infection.
Azithral should be taken with caution and should be taken only as the last resort because it is very hard on the body.
My doctor suggested me Azithral 500mg Tablet and asked me not to skip the medication and complete the full course of medicine.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Minaz Saheblal. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Buy Azithral 500mg Tablet in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Azithral 500mg Tablet. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Azithral 500mg Tablet. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

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