Azimed( azithromycin) analogs:
Azimed( azithromycin) instructions:
Active ingredients AziMed:
Form of Azimed:
Capsules to 0.25 g No. 6, No. 10 in contour cell packs.
To whom is Azimed shown?
Infections of the upper respiratory tract and ENT organs caused by drug-susceptible pathogens: angina, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, sinusitis, otitis media, lower respiratory tract infections: acute bronchitis, chronic bronchitis in the exacerbation stage, pneumonia, skin and soft tissue infectionsLyme, erysipelas, impetigo, secondarily infected dermatitis), sexually transmitted infections( uncomplicated urethritis, cervicitis).
How to use Azimed?
Azimed is used once a day one hour before a meal or 2 hours after a meal.
Upper respiratory tract infections
Lower respiratory tract infections
Infections of the skin, soft tissues( except chronic migrating erythema)
Azimed capsules 0.25 g is recommended for children with a body weight of 25 to 50 kg. Assign at the rate of 10 mg / kg body weight for 3 days. At a weight of 50 kg and above - appoint adult doses. Do not open or divide capsules!
Adults and adolescents( from 12 years of age or at a weight of 50 kg or more):
According to the first scheme:
- 1st day - 0.5 g( 2 capsules) once;
- 2 - 5 days - 0.25 g( 1 capsule) per day
according to the second scheme:
- 0.5 g( 2 capsules) once for 3 days.
Chronic migrating erythema:
Day 1 - 1 g( 4 capsules) once;2 - 5 days - 0.5 g( 2 capsules) per day. The course dose is 3 g.
Sexually Transmitted Infections:
1st regimen( pulse therapy) - 1.0 g( 4 capsules) once a day, according to the scheme: 1st day, The 7th day, the 14th day. The course dose is 3 g.
. The second scheme( five days) - 1.0 g( 4 capsules) of the drug on the first day once, then 0.5 g( 2 capsules) also once for 4 days. The general course of therapy is 5 days. The course dose is 3 g.
Acute uncomplicated gonorrhea:
1.0 g( 4 capsules) - at a time.
It is not necessary to use the drug for a longer time than indicated in the instructions, and to change the dose for the elderly.
Caution should be used to administer Azimed to patients with severe impairment of renal and hepatic function, with cardiac arrhythmias( ventricular arrhythmias and QT interval prolongation are possible).
Side effects of Azimed.
Azimed rarely causes adverse reactions in the form of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, flatulence, cholestatic jaundice, increased levels of hepatic transaminases in the serum;Pain in the chest, rapid heartbeat, weakness;Headache, dizziness, drowsiness;Nephritis, vaginitis, neutropenia or neutrophilia;Candidiasis, photosensitization, pseudomembranous colitis, rash, angioedema, eosinophilia.
Who is contraindicated in Azimed?
The drug is contraindicated in cases of hypersensitivity to macrolide antibiotics, severe liver function abnormalities, pregnancy, breast-feeding( for the duration of treatment, feeding is stopped), age up to 3 years( capsule form complicates their use by young children).
Interaction of Azimed.
Antacid agents slow the absorption of Azimed, therefore it is recommended to observe an interval( at least 2 hours) between taking Azimed and an antacid. In simultaneous reception macrolide antibiotics can increase the effect of theophylline, terfenadine, warfarin, carbamazepine, phenytoin, triazolam, digoxin, ergotamine, cyclosporine, but unlike most macrolides Azimed not associated with complex enzyme cytochrome P450 and still interact Azimeda with said drugsWas not observed.
Overdose of Azimed.
When an overdose of Azimed is possible: temporary loss of hearing, severe nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
Treatment is symptomatic.