Azi-500

Azi-500

azithromycin

Manufacturer:

InnoGen Pharmaceuticals

Distributor:

InnoGen Pharmaceuticals
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Azithromycin monohydrate
Indications/Uses
Bronchitis, severe campylobacter enteritis, chancroid diphtheria, Legionnaire's disease & other Legionella infections, neonatal conjunctivitis, pertussis, pneumonia (mycoplasma & other atypical pneumonias, streptococcal), sinusitis; STI. Surgical prophylaxis for bowel surgery in combination w/ neomycin. Component in the treatment & prophylaxis of Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 500 mg once daily for 3 days.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Special Precautions
Do not use in patients w/ hepatic impairment.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances. Transient liver enzyme values elevation. Rashes, headache, dizziness. Rare but may be prolonged, severe hypersensitivity. Transient alterations in neutrophil counts.
MIMS Class
Macrolides
ATC Classification
J01FA10 - azithromycin ; Belongs to the class of macrolides. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Azi-500 FC tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
3's (P115/film-coated tab)
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