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Azithral Xl 200 MG Liquid

Manufacturer: Alembic Ltd
Medicine composition: Azithromycin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: October 12, 2019

This medication 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 and traveler’s diarrhea.

This medicine should not be taken without consulting a doctor. The dosage of this medicine 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 one person to another.

The liquid is used for the following conditions:

  • Skin And Soft Tissue Infections

  • Community Acquired Pneumonia

  • Ear Infection (Otitis Media)

  • Pharyngitis/Tonsillitis

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Liver Damage

Possible side effects of this drug are:

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

    It 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?

    It 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 this medicine when consuming alcohol.

  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    The side effects 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 Azithral Xl 200 MG Liquid , 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 medication is a bacteriostatic drug. It inhibits protein synthesis by binding itself to 50S ribosomal subunits of the sensitive micro-organism.

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

    Medicine

    Suitable dose adjustments maybe required when taking along with certain medicines. A doctor should be informed when taking this with the following medicines: Atorvastatin, Amiodarone, Pimozide and Aluminium hydroxide/ Magnesium Hydroxide.

Ques: What is Azithral Xl 200 MG Liquid?

Ans: Azithral liquid is a medication which has Azithromycin as an active ingredient present in it. This medicine performs its action by obstructing the growth of bacteria in the cell membrane.

Ques: What are the uses of Azithral Xl 200 MG Liquid?

Ans: Azithral is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like Allergic reactions and Pneumonia.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Azithral Xl 200 MG Liquid?

Ans: Skin rashes, back pain and black or dark stools and vomiting are possible side effects.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Azithral Xl 200 MG Liquid?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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