Azeetop (Azithromycin) – Capsules
$2.10 – $2.80
|Strength||250mg, 500mg and 1000mg|
Azeetop is an antibiotic used in the treatment of infections caused by a variety of bacteria. It has the advantage of once-daily dosing. This medicine is not recommended for use in case of a common cold, flu, or other viral infections since it is active against infections caused by bacteria only.
Uses of Azeetop Tablet
What is it prescribed for?
Community acquired pneumoniaThis medicine is used in the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia which is the most common type of lung infection caused by bacteria.
Ear Infection (Otitis Media)This medicine is used in the treatment of Otitis Media which is an infection of the middle ear with symptoms such as a headache, ear pain, ringing in the ears, loss of balance, etc.
Pharyngitis/TonsilitisThis medicine is used to treat a sore throat or Pharyngitis (an inflammation of the throat caused by bacteria or smoking). The most common symptoms of this condition include a cough, runny nose, difficulty in swallowing, fever with chills, etc.
Skin and soft tissue infectionsThis medicine is used in the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections characterized by fever with chills, redness around hair follicles, yellowish rash, muscle pain, etc.
Cat Scratch DiseaseThis medicine is used in the treatment of Cat Scratch Disease, which is an infection caused by the bacterium Bartonella henselae through the bite or scratch of a cat. It occurs within 1 to 2 weeks after the bite. This condition may be characterized by swollen lymph nodes near the site of the bite or scratch or most commonly on the neck.
Gonococcal Urethritis and CervicitisThis medicine is used in the treatment of urethritis (inflammation of the urethra) and cervicitis (inflammation of cervix) caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Nongonococcal Urethritis and CervicitisThis medicine is used in the treatment of urethritis (inflammation of the urethra) and cervicitis (inflammation of cervix) which may be caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, Ureaplasma ueralyticum, etc.
Major & minor side effects for Azitop 250 MG Tablet
- Abdominal painSEVERE
- Difficult or painful urinationSEVERERARE
- Acid or sour stomachRARE
- Aggression or angerRARE
- Excessive air or gas in stomachRARE
- Dry or scaly skinSEVERE
Contact your doctor immediately if any of these symptoms are experienced on a regular basis.
Observed in a small fraction of population.
This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Commonly asked questions for Azitop 250 MG Tablet
Onset of action
The effect of this medicine can be observed within 2 to 3 hours of administration of the dose.
Duration of effect
The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 2 to 4 days.
Safe with alcohol?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Is it habit forming?
No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
Usage in pregnancy?
This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
Usage while breast-feeding?
This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.
250mg – 6 tablets, 500mg – 3 tablets, 1000mg – 1 tablet
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