Azax 500 Mg
USA Brand Name
About the brand
The brand Azax 500 Mg is marketed by Sun Pharmaceuticals in India. It is manufactured by Acme Formulations Pvt. Ltd. in India. It was earlier the brand of Ranbaxy laboratories. Azax 500 Mg includes active substance “azithromycin” which belongs to the group of drugs “macrolide antibiotics.”
About the drug Azax 500 Mg
Azax 500 Mg has salt Azithromycin which is mainly a macrolide type of antibiotic. It’s a highly effective antibiotic and effects the body immediately after its consumption. It has broad-spectrum effectiveness. Azithromycin is effective against some Gram-positive and some Gram-negative, bacteria’s and has broad-spectrum effectiveness.
Manufacturer of Azax 500 Mg
It is manufactured by Sun pharmaceutical. It is marketed by Sun Pharmaceuticals in India.
The strength of Azax 500 Mg
Azax 500 Mg is available in strength of 500 mg.
USA brands equivalent to Azax 500 Mg
Azax 500 Mg is available as Zithromax, Z-pak, Zmax in the USA as different brands.
Uses of Azax 500 Mg including salt “Azithromycin”
This medicine is used for a wide range of infections in humans and animals. It is highly useful in acute sinusitis, upper respiratory tract infections; etc. The medicine is effective against infections caused by H. influenzae, M. catarrhalis or S. pneumoniae. Apart from this, it is effective in case of Urethritis and cervicitis due to C. trachomatis or N. gonorrhea and genital ulcer disease (chancroid) in men caused due to H. ducreyi!
How Azax 500 Mg works
Azax 500 Mg works by inhibiting the protein synthesis in bacteria. Hence, it restricts bacterial growth in the body and leads to proper treatment of infection in the body.
How to take Azax 500 Mg
Take the drug Azax 500 Mg as directed by your physician. It is completely a prescription medicine, hence shall not to take over the counter or without your doctor’s direction.
The dosage of Azax 500 Mg
It is recommended to take the dosage as per doctor’s prescription. Taking Azax 500 Mg, without doctor’s advice is not advisable. The dosage of Azax 500 Mg depends upon the doctor’s advice. It should not be taken without a doctor’s advice.
How long Azax 500 Mg should be continued?
Azax 500 Mg shall be continued as long as your doctor has advised. Discontinuing or continuing the dosage without doctor’s advice is not considered wise.
A dose of Azax 500 Mg missed?
If your dose is missed, ignore the dosage and wait for the next dose. However, if there is enough time before taking another dose, take it immediately as soon as you remember. Consult the doctor immediately if condition worsens.
Drug Interactions for Azithromycin
Following drugs interact with Azithromycin the salt in Azax 500 Mg, Advair Discus (fluticasone/salmeterol),
- Ambien (zolpidem)
- Augmentin (amoxicillin / clavulanate)
- Lasix (furosemide)
- Lipitor (atorvastatin).
When NOT to take Azax 500 Mg
It is not recommended to take Azax 500 Mg if you have an allergic reaction with the use of Azax 500 Mg, If you are alcoholic, avoid taking Azax 500 Mg, as it may lead to serious complications as the salts of the medicine reacts with the alcohol causing serious trouble.
Side effects of using Azax 500 Mg
Common side effects with the use of Azax 500 Mg include diarrhea, nausea and vomiting. In rare cases, it may also lead to nervousness.
Overdose side effects of Azax 500 Mg
Overdose side effects of using Azax 500 Mg includes mild diarrhea, vomiting, constipation, stomach pain or stomach upset; dizziness, tired feeling, mild headache; nervous feeling, sleep problems (insomnia); vaginal itching or discharge; mild rash or itching; ringing in your ears, problems with hearing; or decreased sense of taste or smell.
An overdose of Azax 500 Mg must be avoided and the dosage should be taken only under doctor’s prescription.
General information regarding Azax 500 Mg
Azax 500 Mg is an antibiotic of choice. It should be taken strictly under a doctor’s advice. It should not be taken with alcohol. The medicine has side effects and should only be consumed under a doctor’s prescription.