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Azicip 250 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Azithromycin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: October 11, 2019

Azicip tablet is an antibiotic used to treat different types of infections caused by a variety of bacteria. This medicine should not be taken without consulting a doctor. The dosage or how often the medicine is taken depends upon a person's age, weight, the condition that is being treated, other medical conditions and also how a person reacts to the first dose of the medicine.

Effect and uses may vary from person to person. Administration of this medicine takes place either orally or intravenously with doses once per day. Treatment from this drug is short term and it becomes very risky if not taken as prescribed.

This drug is used to treat the following problems:

  • Skin And Soft Tissue Infections

  • Ear Infection (Otitis Media)

  • Pharyngitis/Tonsillitis

  • Community Acquired Pneumonia

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Liver Damage

Possible side effects of this medicine are as follows:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

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

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

    This medicine 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 medicine is not recommended for the breast feeding 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 medicine 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 Azicip 250 MG Tablet , 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.

This is a bacteriostatic drug. It inhibits protein synthesis by binding itself to 50S ribosomal subunits of the sensitive micro-organism. It 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


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


    This drug interacts with Antacids, Fluconazole, Rifabutin, Nelfinavir, etc.

Ques: What is Azicip 250 MG Tablet?

Ans: This drug is composed of azithromycin which is used to treat bacterial infections.

Ques: What are the uses of Azicip 250 MG Tablet?

Ans: It is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Community acquired pneumonia, Ear Infection (Otitis Media), Pharyngitis/Tonsillitis, and Skin and soft tissue infections.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Azicip 250 MG Tablet?

Ans: Side effects include anxiety, dizziness, headache, etc,

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Azicip 250 MG Tablet?

Ans: It should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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