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Emzor Azithromycin 500mg Capsules, 3 Capsules
Emzor Azithromycin 500mg Capsules active ingredient, Azithromycin is a powerful antibiotic medication used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections. This medication works by stopping the growth of bacteria, which helps to clear up your infection quickly. Azithromycin 500mg Tablets is easy to take, and can be taken with or without food. If you are looking for an effective and convenient way to treat your bacterial infection, Azithromycin 500mg Tablets may be the right choice for you.
Emzor Azithromycin 500mg Capsules is used to treat:
• chest, throat or nasal infections (such as bronchitis, pneumonia, tonsillitis, sore throat (pharyngitis) and sinusitis)
• ear infections
• skin and soft tissue infections, with exception of infected burn wounds e.g. infection of the tube that carries urine from the bladder
(urethra) or the neck of the womb (cervix) caused by Chlamydia trachomatis (bacteria).
Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use Emzor Azithromycin 500mg Capsules?
Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breast-feeding
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What is the price of Emzor Azithromycin 500mg Capsules in Nigeria?
The price of Emzor Azithromycin 500mg Capsules is N1,370
Where can you buy Emzor Azithromycin 500mg Capsules In Nigeria?
You can Buy Emzor Azithromycin 500mg Capsules at Asset Pharmacy Lagos Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy.
Emzor Azithromycin 500mg Capsules is a prescription drug that legally requires a medical prescription to be dispensed.
To order this product you confirm that you are under the care of your doctor or consultant and have been given permission by them for purchase, fulfillment & use in treatment with their written consent.
You will be required to send Asset Pharmacy your prescription
How to Use
How to use Emzor Azithromycin 500mg Capsules
How to take Cetroxol 500
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
The recommended dose For adults, children and adolescents with a body weight of 45kg or over 500mg (two 250mg or one 500mg tablets) once daily for three days with a total dose of 1500mg.
Alternatively, your doctor may decide to prescribe the total dose of 1500mg over a period of 5 days, with 500mg the first day and 250mg on days 2 to 5.
For infections of the neck of the womb and urethra caused by Chlamydia trachomatis One dose of 1000mg (four 250mg or two 500mg tablets).
Children and adolescents under 45kg Azithromycin tablets should not be taken by children or adolescents weighing less than 45kg
. Other dosage forms are available for this group of patients. Patients with kidney or liver problems You should tell your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems as your doctor may need to alter the normal dose. Method of administration The tablets can be taken with or without food. The tablets should be taken with half a glass of water. Always continue with the course even if you feel better. If your infection gets worse or you do not start to feel better within a few days or a new infection develops, go back and see your doctor. If you take more Azithromycin than you should If you have taken too much Azithromycin, contact your doctor, pharmacist or go to your nearest hospital immediately. Symptoms of overdose are loss of hearing, feeling sick or being sick and diarrhoea. In case of overdose, admission into hospital may be necessary. If you forget to take Azithromycin If you forget to take Azithromycin, take your dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, just skip that dose and take the next one when it is due. If in doubt, please contact your doctor or pharmacist. If you have to skip a dose, still take all of your tablets. This means that you will finish your course a day later. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. If you stop taking Azithromycin Never stop the treatment with Azithromycin on your own, but first discuss this with your doctor. If you stop taking Azithromycin too soon, the infection may return. Take the tablets for the full time of treatment, even when you begin to feel better. If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist
Product Information of Emzor Azithromycin 500mg Capsules
What you need to know before you take Cetroxol
Do not take Azithromycin if you: • are allergic to azithromycin dihydrate or any other macrolide antibiotic such as erythromycin or clarithromycin or to any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6). Warnings and precautions Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Azithromycin if: • you have severe liver problems: your doctor may need to monitor your liver function or stop the treatment • you have severe kidney problems • you have heart problems • your blood levels of potassium or magnesium are too low • you develop signs of another infection • you are taking any ergot derivatives such as ergotamine (to treat migraine) as these medicines should not be taken together with azithromycin (see section “Other medicines and Azithromycin”) • you have a certain type of muscle weakness called myasthenia gravis. Tell your doctor immediately if you feel your heart beating in your chest or have an abnormal heartbeat, or get dizzy or faint or suffer from any muscle weakness when taking Azithromycin. If you develop diarrhoea or loose stools during or after treatment, tell your doctor at once. Do not take any medicine to treat your diarrhoea without first checking with your doctor. If your diarrhoea continues, please inform your doctor. Other medicines and Azithromycin: Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines, in particular: • antacids – used for heartburn and indigestion • ergotamine – used for migraine, should not be taken at the same time as serious side effects may develop (with numbness or tingling sensations in the limbs, muscle cramps, headaches, convulsions, abdominal or chest pain
Side Effects of Emzor Azithromycin 500mg Capsules
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. If you have any of the below symptoms of a severe allergic reaction stop taking this medicine and tell your doctor immediately or go to the casualty department at your nearest hospital.
Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people):
- swelling of the face, lips, tongue, throat, hands, feet or genitals • blistering of the skin, mouth, eyes and genitals (Stevens-Johnson syndrome). Rare (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people): • skin rash accompanied by other symptoms such as fever, swollen glands and an increase in a type of white blood cell (eosinophilia). A rash appears as small, itchy red bumps (Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS)). Not known (frequency cannot be estimated from the available data): • sudden difficulty in breathing, speaking and swallowing • extreme dizziness or collapse • severe rash involving reddening, peeling and swelling of the skin (Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis). If you experience any of the following serious side effects, contact your doctor as soon as possible as you may need urgent medical attention. Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people): • inflammation of the liver (hepatitis) • signs of infection such as a sore throat and high temperature caused by a reduction in the number of white blood cells (leukopenia or neutropenia). Rare (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people): • skin eruption that is characterised by the rapid appearance of red skin studded with small pustules (small blisters filled with white/yellow fluid) (Acute Generalised Exanthematous Pustulosis (AGEP)). Not known (frequency cannot be estimated from the available data): • severe or prolonged diarrhoea, which may have blood or mucus in it. This can be a sign of a serious bowel inflammation. This is something that can occasionally happen after taking antibiotics • reduced number of red blood cells due to destruction (haemolytic anaemia); unusual bruising or bleeding caused by a reduction in the number of platelets (thrombocytopenia) • yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes (jaundice) or liver failure (rarely lifethreatening) • inflammation of the pancreas, which causes severe pain in the abdomen and back • inflammation of the kidney or kidney failure, increased or reduced urine output, or traces of blood in your urine • a skin rash that has raised patches or blisters and may be itchy (erythema multiforme) • rapid (ventricular tachycardia) or irregular heart beat, sometimes being lifethreatening, changes of the heart rhythm found by an electro-cardiogram (QT prolongation and torsade de pointes). Other side effects include: Very common (may affect more than 1 in 10 people): • diarrhoea • abdominal pain • feeling sick (nausea) • wind (flatulence). Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people): • lack of appetite (anorexia) • feeling dizzy • headache • sensation of pins and needles or numbness (paraesthesia) • changes in your sense of taste • visual impairment • deafness • being sick (vomiting), stomach pain or cramps, loss of appetite, problems digesting your food • skin rashes and itching • joint pain (arthralgia) • fatigue • change in the quantity of the white blood cells and the concentration of bicarbonate in the blood. Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people): • yeast infection of the mouth or vagina (thrush) • nervousness • reduced sense of touch (hypoaesthesia) • feeling drowsy (somnolence)
- • having difficulty sleeping (insomnia)
• hearing loss or ringing in your ears
• inflammation of the lining of the stomach
• skin more sensitive to sunlight than normal
• chest pain
• swelling (oedema)
• general feeling of being unwell (malaise)
• weakness (asthenia)
• change in liver enzyme levels and blood
Rare (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people):
• feeling agitated
• spinning sensation (vertigo)
• abnormal liver function.
Not known (frequency cannot be estimated
from the available data):
• aggression or anxiety
• fainting (syncope)
• fits (convulsions)
• feeling hyperactive
• change in your sense of smell (anosmia,
• change in your sense of taste (ageusia)
• exacerbation or aggravation of muscle
weakness (myasthenia gravis)
• low blood pressure
• your tongue changes colour.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor,
pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible
side effects not listed in this leaflet
Product Ingredients of Emzor Azithromycin 500mg Capsules
The active substance is: azithromycin dihydrate..
• Azithromycin 500mg Capsules
contain 500mg azithromycin (as dihydrate).
• The other ingredients are: Core: croscarmellose sodium (E468), magnesium
stearate (E572), microcrystalline cellulose (E460), silicium dioxide (E551),
poloxamer, povidone (E1201), talc and lactose. Coating: hypromellose (E464),
How to store
How to store Emzor Azithromycin 500mg Capsules
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
which is stated on the carton after EXP. The
expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not store above 25°C. Store in the original
packaging to protect from moisture.
Do not throw away any medicines via
wastewater or household waste. Ask your
pharmacist how to throw away medicines
you no longer use. These measures will help
protect the environment
Patient Information Leaflet
This product requires a prescription from your Doctor.
Please follow the instruction received from the pharmacy on how to forward your prescription to the pharmacy after you have paid for the medicine.
A prescription drug is a pharmaceutical medication that legally requires a medical prescription to be dispensed.
To order this product you confirm that you are under the care of your doctor or consultant and have been given permission by them for purchase, fulfillment & use in treatment with their written consent
Delievry time are estimates. Can vary due to the time of day you order.
Delivery time estimate are subject to the courier company.
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