AZIWOK 500 MG TABLET

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Generic : Azithromycin (500mg)

Treatment : Bacterial infections

Pack size  : 5 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$2.54

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Aziwok 500 Tablet is an antibiotic used to treat various types of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, ear, nose, throat, lungs, skin, and eye in adults and children. It is also effective in typhoid fever and some sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea.

Aziwok 500 Tablet is taken orally, preferably one hour before or 2 hours after a meal. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the return or worsening of the infection.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy or heart problems before taking this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine.

BENEFITS OF AZIWOK TABLET

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Aziwok 500 Tablet is an antibiotic medicine that can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the blood, brain, lungs, bones, joints, urinary tract, stomach, and intestines. It can also be used to treat sexually transmitted diseases. It stops the growth of the bacteria causing the infection and clears the infection. Take it for as long as prescribed by the doctor and avoid skipping doses. This will make sure that all bacteria are killed and they do not become resistant.

 

HOW TO USE AZIWOK TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Aziwok 500 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

 

HOW AZIWOK TABLET WORKS

Aziwok 500 Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Aziwok 500 Tablet.
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Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Aziwok 500 Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Aziwok 500 Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
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Driving

SAFE
Aziwok 500 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Aziwok 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aziwok 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

CAUTION
Aziwok 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Aziwok 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

 

INTERACTION WITH DRUGS

  • DOMPERIDONE
  • PIMOZIDE
  • AMISULPRIDE
  • ERGOTAMINE
  • DIHYDROERGOTAMINE
  • SIMVASTATIN
  • TOLTERODINE
  • COLCHICINE

 

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE AZIWOK TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Aziwok 500 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Aziwok

  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

FAQ's

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Q. Is Aziwok 500 Tablet safe?

Aziwok 500 Tablet is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. What if I don’t get better?

You should inform your doctor if you do not notice any improvement in your symptoms after 3 days of taking Aziwok 500 Tablet. Also, if your symptoms get worse, inform your doctor immediately.

Q. Can the use of Aziwok 500 Tablet cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Aziwok 500 Tablet can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can Aziwok 500 Tablet be taken at night?

Aziwok 500 Tablet is usually prescribed once daily. You can take it at any time of the day, but remember to take it at the same time each day. The medicine should be taken 1 hour before meals or 2 hours after eating food. You can take the tablet preparation with or without food. However, you must take Aziwok 500 Tablet exactly as advised by your doctor and ask your doctor if you have any doubts.

Q. How long does it take Aziwok 500 Tablet to work?

Aziwok 500 Tablet starts working within a few hours of taking it. You may notice an improvement in symptoms after a few days. Do not stop taking the medicine without completing the course mentioned by your doctor. Stopping the medicine without consulting your doctor may cause the infection to come back which may be more difficult to treat.

Q. Why is Aziwok 500 Tablet given for 3 days?

The duration of treatment depends on the type of infection being treated and the age of the patient. Aziwok 500 Tablet is not necessarily given for 3 days. In most bacterial infections, a single dose of 500 mg is given for 3 days. Alternatively, it can be given as 500 mg once on day 1 and then 250 mg once from day 2 to day 5. In some cases of infection such as genital ulcer disease, it is given as a single 1 gram dose. Therefore, you must stick to the regime advised by your doctor.

Q. What should I avoid while taking Aziwok 500 Tablet?

Generally, it is recommended that patients taking Aziwok 500 Tablet should avoid taking any antacid with this medicine as this can affect the overall effectiveness of Aziwok 500 Tablet. It is also recommended to avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds as Aziwok 500 Tablet increases the risk of sunburn.

Q. Is Aziwok 500 Tablet a strong antibiotic?

Aziwok 500 Tablet is an effective antibiotic that is used for the treatment of many bacterial infections. Compared to other antibiotics, Aziwok 500 Tablet has a longer half-life which means that it stays in the body for a long time because of which it is given once a day and for a short span of time. Other antibiotics comparatively have a shorter half-life and are usually given twice, thrice, or four times a day.

Q. Can you get a yeast infection from taking Aziwok 500 Tablet?

Some people may get a fungal or yeast infection known as thrush after taking Aziwok 500 Tablet. Antibiotics such as Aziwok 500 Tablet can kill the normal or ‘good bacteria’ of your intestine responsible for preventing thrush. You should inform your doctor if you get a sore or vaginal itching or discharge. Also, inform your doctor if you get a white patch in the mouth or tongue after taking Aziwok 500 Tablet or soon after stopping it.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 5

pack form  – tablet

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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