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Argex 500 MG Capsule

Manufacturer: Dr. Johns Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Azithromycin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 03, 2019

Argex 500 MG Capsule is an antibiotic used to treat different types of infections caused by a variety of bacteria. It belongs to a group of Macrolide Antibiotics useful for treating numerous infections caused by bacteria like middle ear infections, traveler’s diarrhea.

Along with other medications, it is sometimes used for curing malaria. This drug is also used to treat several intestinal infections and sexually transmitted infections. This medicine is not recommended for use in case of common cold, flu or viral infection since it is active against infections caused by bacteria only.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

The drug is utilised to fix the accompanying ailments

Possible side effects of this drug are as follows

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this drug lasts for an average duration of 2 to 4 days.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this drug can be observed within 2 to 3 hours of dose administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This drug is not recommended for use by pregnant women unless extremely necessary. Consult your doctor to weigh the risks and benefits of taking it.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This drug is not recommended for the breastfeeding mothers unless extremely necessary. Close monitoring of the infant will be required if taking it at all.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Consult a doctor before taking the medicine when consuming alcohol.

  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    The side effects of this drug can be adverse and when facing the same, driving should be completely avoided.

  • Does this affect liver function?

    It should be avoided if the person is suffering from any type of liver disease.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Argex 500 MG Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as possible and avoid taking it if its almost time for the other dose.

  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    A doctor should be consulted immediately if such a situation is suspected.

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This medicine works by inhibiting protein synthesis by binding itself to 50S ribosomal subunits of the sensitive micro-organism. This infringes with transpeptidation and translocation and thus inhibits protein synthesis and cell growth.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

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

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    This drug interacts with Antacids, Cetirizine, Didanosine, Digoxinand colchicine, Zidovudine, Ergot derivative, Atorvastatin, Carbamazepine, Cimetidine, Ciclosporin, Efavirenz, Fluconazole, Indinavir, Methylprednisolone, Midazolam, Nelfinavir, Rifabutin, Sildenafil, and Triazolam.

Ques: What is Argex 500 MG Capsule?

Ans: Argex 500 MG Capsule is a salt which performs its action by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

Ques: What are the uses of Argex 500 MG Capsule?

Ans: Argex 500 MG Capsule is a salt, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Community-acquired pneumonia, Pharyngitis/Tonsillitis, and Skin and soft tissue infections.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Argex 500 MG Capsule?

Ans: Here are some side effects of Argex 500 MG Capsule which are as follows: diarrhea, dry or scaly skin, abdominal pain, difficult or painful urination, vomiting, fever, acid or sour stomach, aggression or anger, excessive air or gas in stomach, and heartburn.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Argex 500 MG Capsule?

Ans: Argex 500 MG Capsule should be kept in a cool dry place and its original packaging. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects. It is a prescribed medication.
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