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Azee 100 MG Tablet DT

Manufactured byCipla Ltd.
ContainsAzithromycin
Description

Azee 100 MG Tablet DT 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.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Azee 100 MG Tablet DT

  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Difficult or painful urination
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Aggression or anger
  • Excessive air or gas in stomach
  • Heartburn
  • Dry or scaly skin
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness

Uses of Azee 100 MG Tablet DT

What is it prescribed for?

  • Community acquired pneumonia
  • Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
  • Pharyngitis/Tonsilitis
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Cat Scratch Disease
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 2 to 3 hours of administration of the dose.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 2 to 4 days.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.

Hypersensitivity

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to azithromycin, any other macrolides, or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

Liver damage

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of cholestatic jaundice or hepatic impairment caused by prior use of this medicine.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.
General warnings

Myasthenia Gravis

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of myasthenia gravis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Any unusual symptoms should be reported to the doctor on priority. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.

QT Prolongation

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of arrhythmias, heart diseases, and patients who are on medicines that prolong QT intervals such as psychiatric drugs and anti-arrhythmic drugs due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Diarrhea

Antibiotic therapy will cause an imbalance in the normal microbial flora of the large intestine, which may promote the growth of a bacteria called Clostridium difficile and you may experience severe diarrhea as a result. Report any such incidence to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Drug resistance

Usage of this medicine without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that are drug resistant.

Driving or Operating machinery

Use of this medicine may cause drowsiness or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

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.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Atorvastatin

Amiodarone

Pimozide

Aluminium Hydroxide/Magnesium Hydroxide

Digoxin

Theophylline

Disease interactions

QT Prolongation

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of arrhythmias, heart diseases, and patients who are on medicines that prolong QT intervals such as psychiatric drugs and anti-arrhythmic drugs. This medicine may further prolong QT intervals in such patients and worsen the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Myasthenia Gravis

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of Myasthenia Gravis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
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.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by interfering with certain processes that help the bacteria to grow and increase in number.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Macrolides

Schedule

Schedule H

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