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Azithromycin Dihydrate

Azithromycin Dihydrate
Azithromycin Dihydrate
Product Code : AD 11
Brand Name : CENTURY PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED
Product Description

Azithromycin Dihydrate

In our extensive medicinal products, we are offering premium quality Azithromycin Dihydrate. The offered dihydrate is processed in our well-equipped formulation laboratory with the use of high grade chemical compounds in precise composition. Offered in variety of tablets, oral suspension and capsules, this dihydrate is widely used for the treatment of symptoms of respiratory tract infection and other bacterial infections. Apart from this, the offered dihydrate is recommended by many  doctors for its excellent healing ability. Our precious clients can avail the offered Azithromycin Dihydrate from us at reasonable price.

Features:

  • Anti-allergic
  • Accurate composition
  • Precise pH value
  • High effectiveness

 Uses

Azithromycin is a macrolide-type antibiotic formulated for the prevention and treatment of several kinds of bacterial infections, like skin infections, ear infections,respiratory infections, and sexually transmitted diseases. This medication is not recommended for the treatment of viral infections. Taking this medicine unnecessarily will lead to its decreased effectiveness.

Minor Side effects

  • Stomach upset
  • Diarrhea/loose stools
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Abdominal pain may occur.
  • If one or more than of these effects persist or worsen, consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately. The doctor or pharmacist who has started your treatment, must have measured that the benefits of this medication is greater that the risk of side effects. Many patients taking this medication do not have serious side effects.



Serious Side effects

Some of the unlikely but serious side effects that might be caused by this medication include the following:

  • Hearing loss
  • Blurred vision
  • Difficulty in speaking or swallowing
  • Weakness in muscles
  • Unusual tiredness
  • Persistent nausea or vomiting
  • Severe abdominal/stomach pain
  • Yellowing skin/eyes
  • Dark urine



Rare Side effects

Some of the rare side effects of this medication, that need a medical help right away, are:

  • Fast or irregular heartbeat
  • Severe dizziness
  • Fainting


Precautions

Before starting this medication,

tell your doctor about all the allergies that you have; either to this medicine or any other antibiotic or any other kind. As azithromycin contains some inactive ingredients that many cause some allergies.
tell your doctor about your medical history- including all kinds of diseases related to liver, kidney or muscles.

This medication may cause a condition that can lead to fast, chaotic heartbeats (prolonged QT). QT prolongation in very rare conditions can cause serious fast/irregular heartbeat and other symptoms, like sudden fainting or seizure; that need immediate medical attention. It is imperative to tell your doctor about all the drugs you are taking or having certain medical conditions (heart problems or family history of heart problems); in order to minimize the risk of QT prolongation.

The risk of QT prolongation also increases, when potassium or magnesium levels in the blood are low. The risk may also increase if you take diuretics/"water pills" drugs or if you have conditions, like vomiting, diarrhea or sweating. Consult your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine safely.

Also, when going for a surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all prescribed, non-prescribed drugs and herbal products you use.

If you are pregnant, tell your doctor about it and discuss about the risks and benefits of taking azithromycin. The breast-feeding mothers must not take this medicine, as it passes into the breast milk.

Interactions

The way medication works and risk of side effects involve are dependent on drug interactions. This is not the complete list of drug interactions. It is advised to list all the prescribed, non-prescribed drugs and herbal products you use and tell you doctor or pharmacist about it. Doctor's approval is necessary to start, stop or change the dosage of any medicines.

Mostly, live bacterial vaccines interact with Azithromycin.

Other than azithromycin, the drugs which many affect the heart rhythm (QT prolongation), include the following:

  • Amiodarone
  • Disopyramide
  • Dofetilide
  • Dronedarone
  • Ibutilide
  • Pimozide
  • Procainamide
  • Quinidine
  • Sotalol


Dosage- Oral tablet

The dosage depends upon the several factors, like age, condition to be treated, condition;'s severity, other medical conditions and reaction of body to the first dose. Azithromycin can be taken for the treatment of:

  • Bronchitis
  • Skin and skin structure infections
  • Genital ulcer disease
  • Acute middle ear infection
  • Mycobacterium avium complex disease


The dosage strength varies amongst children (ages 0-2 years), children (2-17 years) and adults (ages 18 and older).

   

Synonym: N-Methyl-11-aza-10-deoxo-10-dihydroerythromycin A, CP-62993
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation): C38H72N2O12 · 2H2O
Molecular Weight: 785.02
CAS Number: 117772-70-0
storage temp. : -20°C Freezer


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