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Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT

Manufactured byBal Pharma Ltd.
ContainsAzithromycin
Description
Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections of the nose, throat, tonsils, ear, lungs, skin, etc. It works by blocking the formation of proteins required for bacterial growth. Thus, it prevents further bacterial growth and multiplication. Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT is only effective for bacterial infections. Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT may cause some common side effects such as stomach pain, diarrhoea, nausea, headache, etc. Consult your doctor if these symptoms persist or if they become severe. Avoid activities like driving vehicles and operating machines as this medicine may make you feel dizzy. Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT can be taken with or without food, as prescribed by your doctor. Your dose will depend on the severity of your condition. Try taking this medicine at the same time every day to maintain a constant level of medicine in your body. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor, as it may lead to antibiotic resistance (a condition where infection-causing organisms develop the ability to defeat the effect of drugs designed to kill them). Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT is not recommended if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have heart, liver, or kidney problems before starting the treatment. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding before taking this medicine.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Excessive air or gas in stomach
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fever
  • Stomach pain
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Dizziness
  • Difficult or painful urination

Uses of Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT

What is it prescribed for?

  • Community-Acquired Pneumonia
  • Acute bacterial Sinusitis
  • Pharyngitis/Tonsilitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Urethritis and Cervicitis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The time taken for Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT to show its action is not known.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT may remain in your body for approximately 17 days.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendency has been reported for Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Animals studies indicate that Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT is safe for use during pregnancy. However, human data are not available. Hence, consult your doctor if you are pregnant before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT may pass into the breastmilk in small amounts. If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor to understand the potential benefits and risks. It may cause diarrhoea, vomiting, and diaper rash in your infant.

Allergy

Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT is not recommended for use if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rash, swelling and/or itching (especially on your face, lips, throat), breathing difficulty, etc.

Liver damage

Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT is not recommended if you have cholestatic jaundice (a condition of reduced bile flow from the liver to the small intestine) or liver damage associated with prior use of this medicine.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Animals studies indicate that Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT is safe for use during pregnancy. However, human data are not available. Hence, consult your doctor if you are pregnant before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT may pass into the breastmilk in small amounts. If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor to understand the potential benefits and risks. It may cause diarrhoea, vomiting, and diaper rash in your infant.
General warnings

Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia gravis is a disorder that causes weakness of your skeletal muscles that are responsible for movement. Symptoms include weakness in your arms and legs, vision disturbances, difficulties with speech and chewing, etc. Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT should be used with caution as it may worsen these symptoms. Consult your doctor if you experience any of the symptoms or if they become severe.

Antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a condition in which the antibiotic is not effective against the bacteria. This can be avoided by following the dose and duration of Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT as prescribed by your doctor. Finish the entire course of treatment even if your symptoms get better. Alternatively, if your symptoms do not get better even after the prescribed duration, consult your doctor.

Diarrhoea

Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT can cause diarrhoea because it may also kill the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine. Get emergency medical help if you experience severe watery or bloody diarrhoea. Call your pharmacist/doctor before taking anti-diarrhoeal medication.

Antacids

If you are taking an antacid containing aluminium and magnesium salts for indigestion, it can increase the time taken for Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT to show its effect on your body. Hence, it is recommended to take this antibiotic at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking antacids.

Driving or operating a machine

Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT is not known to affect your ability to drive vehicles or operate a machine. However, avoid driving vehicles or operating a machine if you experience any symptoms such as blurred vision, dizziness, or drowsiness.

Kidney Impairment

Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT should be used with caution if you have severe kidney impairment. You may require dose adjustments based on your kidney function.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose of Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT as soon as possible. If it is already time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose.

Overdose

If you suspect that you or someone else might have taken an overdose of Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT, seek immediate medical attention.
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

Amiodarone

Pimozide

Digoxin

Theophylline

Warfarin

Atorvastatin

Disease interactions

QT Prolongation

Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT should be used with caution if you have heart problems as it may increase the risk of an irregular heartbeat and may cause a heart rhythm problem called QT Prolongation. Hence, consult your doctor if you have any heart conditions before initiating the therapy.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DTwith or without food. Drink plenty of water with it to avoid stomach irritation. Do not break or crush the tablet. Never take more than the prescribed dose. Take this medicine at the same time daily. Do not give your medicine to other people even if their condition appears to be the same as yours. Complete the course of treatment to prevent re-infection. In such cases, it might be hard to treat infections as bacteria develop the ability to fight against antibiotics. Take an appointment with your doctor if you do not feel better even after completing the course of this medicine.
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
Aziwin 100 MG Tablet DT works by stopping the growth of bacteria. It acts by blocking the formation of proteins necessary for bacterial growth and treats the infection.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Macrolides, Antibiotics

Schedule

Schedule H

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