Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:12 am

Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension

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Uses of Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension

Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial Infections

Side effects of Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension

The most common side effects of Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension 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 Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension

Do not use Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension if you are allergic to – Azithromycin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension.

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 Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension works

Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension 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 Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension

The dosage of Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension 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 Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension

If you forget to take a dose of Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension, 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 Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension

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

Duration of Action Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension

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 Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension

Q.1) Can I buy Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension. Q.2) What are the usages of Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension? Ans. Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension is used to treat Bacterial Infections such as throat infections, lung infections, skin infection, respiratory tract infections caused by bacteria. Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension only treats bacterial infections and doesn?t work for infections like flu, common cold or other viral infections. Q.3) How does Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension work? Ans. Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension 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 Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension? Ans. The common side effects of Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension are Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy. Q.5) Is Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension banned in India? Ans. Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension safe to use? Ans. Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension 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 Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension? Ans. Take Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension as prescribed by your doctor, you can take this medicine with or without food. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension? 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 Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension last? Ans. Effect of Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension lasts for an average of 2-4 days. Q.10) What if I miss a dose of Azito 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension? 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.

Azee XL 200mg/5ml Dry Syrup  ( Cipla Ltd. )

93.64  30ml Bottle Tablets Strip

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. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

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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