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Azimed is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. It is also
used to prevent Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) disease in patients infected with the human
immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Azimed belongs to the class of drugs known as macrolide antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria
preventing their growth. However, Azimed will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.
injection may be used for other problems as determined by your doctor.
Azimed is available only with your doctor's prescription.
Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is
useful for other medical problems. Although these uses are not included in product labeling, Azimed
in certain patients with the following medical condition: Trachoma (treatment).
Generic Azimed is available in: 250 mg (Low Dosage), 500 mg (Standard Dosage).
Generic Azimed can be taken in tablets, liquid form, injections. You should take it by mouth with
To avoid problems with stomach, take tablets and liquid form with meals. Liquid Generic Azimed form
be shook properly. Capsule is taken on empty stomach.
It is better to take Generic Azimed every day at the same time.
Generic Azimed treats different types of bacterial infections and can be used both by adults and by
children. Thus, each age has different instructions.
For children it is better to take into account child weight. In treatment of otitis media, take
Azimed for 1-5 days.
For Adults: if you treat Pneumonia or Throat/Tonsil Infection the right dose is two tablets of 250 mg
the first day and then 250 mg once a day for 4 more days.
In prevention of MAC (mycobacterium avium complex) usual Generic Azimed dosage is 1,200 mg for a week.
In treatment of skin or infections usual Generic Azimed dosage is two tablets of 250 mg at the first
after you took one tablet of 250 mg for 4 days at the same time.
Adverse reactions experienced at higher than recommended doses were similar to those seen at normal
doses particularly nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting. In the event of overdosage, general symptomatic and
supportive measures are indicated as required.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture and heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of reach of children in a container that small children cannot open.