AZINET 500mg Tablet 3's

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INTRODUCTION

AZINET 500MG TABLET contains Azithromycin which belongs to the group of medicines called Macrolide antibiotics. It is used to treat mild to moderate susceptible infections caused by bacteria and other micro-organisms which includes chest, throat, nasal infections such as bronchitis, pneumonia, tonsillitis, sore throat and sinusitis.

It is also used to treat ear infections and skin & soft tissue infections (such as an abscess/boil) in affected individuals which is also indicated for use to treat sexually transmitted diseases such as cervicitis (caused by organisms such as Chlamydia trachomatis/ Neisseria gonorrhoea) in affected individuals.

AZINET 500MG TABLET is not recommended for use in patients allergic to azithromycin, other antibiotics such as erythromycin/clarithromycin (macrolides), and ketolides. It is also not recommended for use in patients with a history of cholestatic jaundice/hepatic dysfunction.

Before taking AZINET 500MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you have diabetes, myasthenia gravis (condition marked by weak muscles), heart problems, and/or kidney problems.

AZINET 500MG TABLET should be used with caution during pregnancy and in women planning for pregnancy only if it is clearly necessary. It is also advised to be used with caution in breast-feeding woman as it is unknown whether the medicine gets excreted in the breast milk.

AZINET 500MG TABLET is not recommended for use in children weighing less than 45 kgs which is advised to be used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 65 years) after consulting the doctor.

The most common side effects of taking AZINET 500MG TABLET are stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, flatulence, dizziness, headache, and/or skin rash. Consult your doctor if any of the symptoms worsen.

USES OF AZINET 500MG TABLET

  • Treats mild to moderate susceptible infections caused by bacteria and other micro-organisms which includes chest, throat, nasal infections (such as bronchitis, pneumonia, tonsillitis, sore throat and sinusitis).
  • Treats ear infections and skin & soft tissue infections (such as an abscess/boil) in affected individuals.
  • Treats sexually transmitted diseases such as cervicitis (caused by organisms such as Chlamydia trachomatis/ Neisseria gonorrhea) in affected individuals

HOW AZINET 500MG TABLET WORKS

AZINET 500MG TABLET works by inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis (essential for the bacteria to growth) that results in its destruction thus preventing its growth and spread of infection in affected individuals.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take AZINET 500MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition

SIDE EFFECTS OF AZINET 500MG TABLET

COMMON

  • stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, flatulence
  • dizziness, headache
  • numbness/pickling sensation
  • loss of appetite, taste disturbance
  • visual disturbances, deafness
  • skin rash, itching
  • joint pain
  • tiredness, weakness

UNCOMMON

  • yeast infections of the mouth and vagina
  • allergic reactions of varying severity
  • increased skin sensitivity to sunlight
  • feeling nervous
  • reduced sense of touch or sensation s
  • sleepiness/sleeplessness
  • poor hearing/ringing in the ears
  • racing heartbeat, chest pain
  • constipation, fever
  • signs of inflammation of the liver such as jaundice (yellowing of skin and whites of eyes), loss of appetite, dark urine
  • general loss of strength
  • swelling
  • general discomfort

RARE

  • vertigo (spinning head)
  • agitation

Stop taking AZINET 500MG TABLET and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • sudden wheeziness, difficulty in breathing, swelling of eyelids, face/lips, rash, and/or itching (affecting the whole body)
  • signs of serious bowel inflammation such as severe/prolonged diarrhoea
  • signs of severe allergic skin reactions such as rash (causing redness and flaking of skin), scratch marks, and/or cracked skin
  • rapid/irregular heartbeat
  • low blood pressure
  • angioedema (swelling underneath the skin)
  • signs of cholestatic jaundice/hepatic dysfunction such as yellowing of skin and whites of eyes, dark urine
  • dizziness, faint/ suffer from muscle weakness
  • serious skin reaction such as Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (associated with signs such as blistering of the skin, mouth, eyes and genitals), Toxic epidermal necrosis (associated with signs such as blistering of the skin), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (such as small, itchy red bumps), and/or Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis skin (associated with signs such as skin eruption with rapid appearance of red skin studded with small pustules)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhea:

Drink plenty of water and stay hydrated. Try to avoid taking any medicine on your own to treat diarrhea. Consult your doctor and inform them if the symptom gets worse.

Constipation:

Try to eat high-fiber foods such as vegetables, cereals, fresh fruit, and drink plenty of water. Involve in regular exercise (going for a daily walk or run) and if this does not help, consult and inform your doctor for receiving alternate treatments for constipation.

Headache:

If AZINET 500MG TABLET causes headache, then take rest and drink plenty of fluids. Try to avoid drinking alcohol. Ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller. Headaches should usually go away after the first week of taking AZINET 500MG TABLET. If it lasts more than a week or severe, inform your doctor.

Nausea/Vomiting:

Try to take AZINET 500MG TABLET with or just after a meal or a snack. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating rich or spicy food. Consult your doctor if symptom gets worse.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

AZINET 500MG TABLET should be used with caution during pregnancy and in woman planning for pregnancy only if it is clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

AZINET 500MG TABLET should be used with caution in breastfeeding woman as it is unknown whether the medicine is excreted in breastmilk. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines if AZINET 500MG TABLET affects your ability to drive or operate any machines.

KIDNEY

AZINET 500MG TABLET should be taken with caution in patients with kidney problems. Consult your doctor for advice before taking the medicine.

LIVER

AZINET 500MG TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with a history of cholestatic jaundice/hepatic dysfunction. It should be used with caution in patients with other liver problems. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

ALLERGY

Do not take AZINET 500MG TABLET if you are allergic to azithromycin, other antibiotics such as erythromycin/clarithromycin (macrolides), ketolides, and/or any other ingredients of this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

AZINET 500MG TABLET should be taken with caution in patients with heart problems such as prolongation of QT interval, Torsades de pointes, and other proarrhythmic conditions. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

OTHERS

Before taking AZINET 500MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you:

  • diabetes
  • myasthenia gravis (condition marked by weak muscles)
  • intolerance to certain sugars.

Use in Pediatrics:

AZINET 500MG TABLET is not recommended for use in children weighing less than 45 kgs. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

Use in Geriatrics:

AZINET 500MG TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 65 years). Consult your doctor before taking.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before taking AZINET 500MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • ergotamine (medicine used to treat migraine)
  • warfarin (medicine used to prevent blood clots)
  • ciclosporin (used to prevent transplanted organ rejection)
  • antacids (used to treat indigestion) Ex. aluminium hydroxide, magnesium carbonate
  • digoxin (used to treat heart failure)
  • colchicine (used for gout and familial Mediterranean fever)
  • terfenadine (used for skin allergy)
  • hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine (medicines used to treat malaria)
  • efavirenz, nelfinavir (medicines used in the treatment of HIV)
  • fluconazole (used to treat fungal infection)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of AZINET 500MG TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Azithromycin
Pharmacological Category :   Macrolide antibiotics
Therapeutic Indication :   Bacterial infections
Dosage Forms :   Capsule, Tablet, Dispersible tablet, Syrup, Dry syrup,  Suspension, Oral Suspension, Liquid, Injection, Infusion,  Gel, Eye ointment, Eye drops

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep AZINET 500MG TABLET out of reach of children
  • Store AZINET 500MG TABLET at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT AZINET 500MG TABLET

What is AZINET 500MG TABLET used for?

AZINET 500MG TABLET is used to treat mild to moderate susceptible infections caused by bacteria and other micro-organisms which includes chest, throat, nasal infections (such as bronchitis, pneumonia, tonsillitis, sore throat and sinusitis). It is also used to treat ear infections and skin & soft tissue infections (such as an abscess/boil) which is also indicated for use to treat sexually transmitted diseases such as cervicitis (caused by organisms such as Chlamydia trachomatis/ Neisseria gonorrhoea) in affected individuals. 

How AZINET 500MG TABLET works?

AZINET 500MG TABLET works by inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis (essential for the bacteria to growth) that results in its destruction thus preventing its growth and spread of infection in affected individuals.

What are the most common side effects of taking AZINET 500MG TABLET?

The most common side effects of taking AZINET 500MG TABLET are stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, flatulence, dizziness, headache, and/or skin rash. Consult your doctor if any of the symptoms worsen.

How to take AZINET 500MG TABLET?

Take AZINET 500MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

Who should avoid taking AZINET 500MG TABLET?

AZINET 500MG TABLET is not recommended for use in patients allergic to azithromycin, other antibiotics such as erythromycin/clarithromycin (macrolides), and/or ketolides. It is also not recommended for use in patients suffering from liver diseases such as cholestatic jaundice or hepatic dysfunction. 

REFERENCES

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3. John E Stupka, Eric M Mortensen, Antonio Anzueto, and Marcos I Restrepo. Community-acquired pneumonia in elderly patients. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. PMC PubMed Central.  August 2010. [Accessed on 6th October 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2917114/

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete blood count
  • Bacterial culture test

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