Azithromycin is an azalide macrolid antibiotic that is used in the treatment of various bacterial infections. It is an erythromycin derivative and is effective against various bacteria like Chlamydia pneumonia, Eikenella corrodens, Escherichia coli, Haemophilus influenza, Moraxella catarrhalis etc. Azithromycin is used to treat the conditions such as ear infections, respiratory tract infections, skin infections, sexually transmitted bacterial disease, urinary tract infections, Urethritis, Cervicitis, tonsillitis etc. antibiotics are meant for acting on the bacteria. But it does not work on viruses that cause other allergies like cold and flu.
HOW IT WORKS?
Azithromycin is a bacteriostatic antibiotic. This nature means it prevents the growth of the bacteria by hindering the cell division process and translation process. It aims to stops the reproduction process of bacteria. It interferes in the process of protein synthesis process. Azithromycin binds with the 50 S ribosomal unit of protein and stops the translation process of mRNA.
WHEN SHOULD YOU AVOID IT?
You should not take this drug if you:
Have any allergy to the active ingredient present in it i.e. Azithromycin
Have jaundice or other liver disease
Have any heart problems
Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant
Are breast feeding
Are having Myasthenia Gravis
HOW MUCH TO TAKE?
The dosage is only decided by the doctor after the proper assessing of the condition of the patient and various factors such as disease condition, age and body weight. The dose cannot be fixed as it varies from patient to patient. Always take the dose as prescribed by the Doctor.
WHAT ARE THE STRENGTHS AVAILABLE?
Azithromycin is available in four strength combination on our website:
Azee DT 100 mg
Azee 250 mg
Azee 500 mg
Azee 1000 mg
WHO IS THE MANUFACTURER?
Azithromycin is manufactured by Cipla, well known Pharmaceutical company and is available on our website in various pack size of tablets.
HOW TO TAKE?
Azithromycin should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the whole tablet with full glass of water. Don?t crush or chew the tablet.
WHEN TO TAKE?
Always take the medicine as instructed by the doctor or pharmacist. Don?t consume the medicine in a greater amount. The intake of dosage varies from patient to patient. So, the doctor will recommend the best therapeutic dose for you. Consult your doctor before taking the drug.
FOR HOW LONG SHOULD IT BE TAKEN?
Take the medicine as long as recommended by the Doctor. Always ask the doctor before stopping the intake of the drug.
WHAT IF YOU TAKE TOO MUCH (OVERDOSE)?
In case of overdose, immediately consult with your concerned doctor. Take medical help as soon as possible if you encounter any bizarre reaction.
WHAT IF YOU MISS THE DOSE?
Try to take the medicine at the same time each day. This reduces the chances of missing dose. Talk to your Doctor if you miss the Dose. Don?t double up the dose in order to catch up with the previous one.
SIDE EFFECTS OF AZEE DT 100MG:
Pain in the upper part of the stomach or Abdominal pain
Blisters and peeling of skin
Mild abdominal pain and discomfort
Vaginal itching or discharge
Watery or bloody diarrhea
Red or purplish skin rash, blistering and peeling of skin
Swollen face, throat and tongue
ARE THERE ANY POSSIBLE DRUG INTERACTIONS?
Always inform your doctor about the drugs you are taking till date. Give a complete list of prescription or non prescription drugs and any other disease conditions. This way, doctor is able to decide and give you the list of drugs and other things that may interact with Azithromycin. Drugs enlisted below may interact with Azithromycin and can hinder its normal functioning:
BCG vaccine live
Hence, the patient must avoid taking this medicine in combination with Azithromycin.
WHAT ARE THE THINGS TO BE TAKEN CARE OF?
Always take the medicine as per prescription.
Don’t use the expired drug.
Avoid the intake of antacids (Aluminum and Magnesium) along with it as it may reduce its efficacy.
Azithromycin can cause diarrhea, stop taking the medicine and consult your doctor if you experience watery and bloody diarrhea.
Never share your medicine with anybody, even if they have the same symptoms.
Always store the medicine at the room temperature and away from moisture, heat and light.
Consult with your pharmacist about the proper disposal of the drug.
Keep a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with this medicine.
YOUR CHILD’S MEDICINE AT A GLANCE
Azee DT 100mg Tablet works by inhibiting the growth of the infection-causing bacteria and stopping it from multiplying. As a result of this, the spread of the infection is disabled. Azee 100mg Tablet DT is usually given once a day, preferably in the morning. However, in the case of typhoid, it is to be given twice. Give it with or without food at about the same time each day. However, it is best given with food since children often have a sensitive stomach and could easily get a stomach upset.
Medicine dose depends on the type of infection your child has, its severity, and your child’s age and body weight. So stick to the dose, time, and way prescribed by the doctor. In case your child vomits within 30 minutes of taking this medicine, give the same dose again.
Your child may start to feel better within 3 to 5 days of regular dosing. However, you must still complete the full prescribed course of the medicine and never stop it abruptly as that may worsen your child’s condition or increase the risk of reinfection. Some of the minor and temporary side effects of this medicine include vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, and stomach pain. Usually, these episodes subside once your child’s body adapts to the medicine. However, in case these effects persist or become bothersome for your child, consult your child’s doctor without any delay.
Inform your child’s doctor about any previous episode of any allergy, heart problem, liver impairment, and kidney malfunction. Knowing the child’s medical history is critical for dose alterations and for planning your child’s overall treatment.
USES OF AZEE 100MG TABLET DT IN CHILDREN
- Treatment of Bacterial infections
BENEFITS OF AZEE 100MG TABLET DT FOR YOUR CHILD
In Treatment of Bacterial infections
SIDE EFFECTS OF AZEE 100MG TABLET DT IN CHILDREN
Common side effects of Azee DT
- Abdominal pain
HOW CAN I GIVE AZEE 100MG TABLET DT TO MY CHILD?
HOW AZEE TABLET DT WORKS
Discontinue immediately if signs or symptoms of hepatitis like vomiting, paleness, weakness are observed.