Azigo 500mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 11:09 am

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Uses of Azigo 500mg Tablet

Azigo 500mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial Infections

Side effects of Azigo 500mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Azigo 500mg Tablet are – Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Azigo 500mg Tablet

Do not use Azigo 500mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Azithromycin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Azigo 500mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Azigo 500mg Tablet works

Azigo 500mg Tablet contains – Azithromycin

Azithromycin binds to a ribosomal subunit of susceptible bacteria, blocking peptide translocation and inhibiting RNA-dependent protein synthesis. Drug concentrates in phagocytes, macrophages, and fibroblasts, which release it slowly and may help move it to infection sites.

Dosage of Azigo 500mg Tablet

The dosage of Azigo 500mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Azigo 500mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Azigo 500mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Consult your doctor before taking this medicine to avoid an overdose.

Onset of Action Azigo 500mg Tablet

It takes about 2 to 3 hour to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Azigo 500mg Tablet

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 2 to 4 days.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Not found any harmful side effects with Alcohol consumption.

Pregnancy

This medicine is safe to use during pregnancy. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.

Breastfeeding

This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.

Driving

This medicine usually causes no problems in your driving.

Kidney

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Liver

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Frequently Asked Questions About Azigo 500mg Tablet

Q.1) Can I buy Azigo 500mg Tablet without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Azigo 500mg Tablet. Q.2) What are the usages of Azigo 500mg Tablet? Ans. Azigo 500mg Tablet is used to treat Bacterial Infections such as throat infections, lung infections, skin infection, respiratory tract infections caused by bacteria. Azigo 500mg Tablet only treats bacterial infections and doesn?t work for infections like flu, common cold or other viral infections. Q.3) How does Azigo 500mg Tablet work? Ans. Azigo 500mg Tablet contains Azithromycin - Azithromycin binds to a ribosomal subunit of susceptible bacteria, blocking peptide translocation and inhibiting RNA-dependent protein synthesis. Drug concentrates in phagocytes, macrophages, and fibroblasts, which release it slowly and may help move it to infection sites. Q.4) What are the side effects of Azigo 500mg Tablet? Ans. The common side effects of Azigo 500mg Tablet are Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy. Q.5) Is Azigo 500mg Tablet banned in India? Ans. Azigo 500mg Tablet is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Azigo 500mg Tablet safe to use? Ans. Azigo 500mg Tablet is safe to use if you are not allergic to Azithromycin and you don't have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant and lactating women, consult your doctor before taking this medicine. To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines. Q.7) How to use Azigo 500mg Tablet? Ans. Take Azigo 500mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor, you can take this medicine with or without food. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Azigo 500mg Tablet? Ans. Not found any harmful side effects with Alcohol consumption. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Azigo 500mg Tablet last? Ans. Effect of Azigo 500mg Tablet lasts for an average of 2-4 days. Q.10) What if I miss a dose of Azigo 500mg Tablet? Ans. Take the missed dose as soon as you remember about it. If it is close to your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take two doses at the same time.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Rulide-AZ 500mg Tablet  ( Sanofi India Ltd. )

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Azycin 500mg Tablet  ( Surya Pharmaceutical Ltd. )

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Azibact 500mg Tablet  ( Ipca Laboratories Ltd. )

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Interaction

Drug :- antacids that contain aluminum or magnesium: Possibly decreased peak blood azithromycin level, but extent of absorption is unchanged.

carbamazepine, cyclosporine, phenytoin, terfenadine drugs metabolized by P-450 cytochrome system: Possibly increased blood levels of these drugs.

digoxin: Possibly increased blood digoxin level.

dihydroergotamine, ergotamine: Possibly severe peripheral vasospasm and abnormal sensations acute ergot toxicity HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors: Increased risk of severe myopathy or rhabdomyolysis.

pimozide: Possibly sudden death.

oral anticoagulants: Possibly potentiated effects of oral anticiagulants.

theophylline: Possibly increased blood theophylline level.

triazolam: Possibly decreased excretion and increased therapeutic effects of triazolam.

warfarin: Possibly increased anticoagulation.

Food :- Dramatically increased absorption rate of azithromycin.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Reviewer

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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