Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml

 133.00

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Drug Strength: 1.00%
Drug Form : Eye Drops
Pack Size : 2.5 ml
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Azocin Eye Eye Drops contains Azithromycin, Eye | belongs to Macrolide

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    How it works

    Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml

    • Diarrhoea
    • Nausea and Vomiting rare
    • Fever rare
    • Painful urination rare
    • Excessive air or gas in stomach rare
    • Loss of appetite rare
    • Redness of the skin rare
    • Dizziness
    • Skin rash rare
    • Stomach pain
    • Pain at the injection site rare

    Uses of Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Community-Acquired Pneumonia

      Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) refers to pneumonia (lung infection) that is acquired outside the hospital. CAP can be bacterial or viral. Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml is used to treat CAP caused by bacteria like Mycoplasma pneumonia, Streptococcus pneumonia, Haemophilus influenzae, etc. In viral pneumonia, Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml reduces the swelling in the lungs and alveoli (tiny air sacs inside the lungs), along with antiviral medications.

    • Acute bacterial otitis media

      Otitis media (AOM), is an infection of the middle ear (the area behind the eardrum), common in infants and young children. Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml is used to treat acute otitis media caused by bacteria. Applying a warm, moist washcloth over the infected ear can also help to reduce the swelling of the middle ear along with this medicine.

    • Pharyngitis/Tonsilitis

      Pharyngitis and tonsillitis are infections that cause swelling and soreness in the throat and tonsils. If this infection affects both the throat and the tonsils, then it would be called pharyngotonsillitis. Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml is used to treat pharyngitis, tonsillitis, and/or pharyngotonsillitis.

    • Skin and soft tissue infections

      Skin and soft tissue infections occur when the bacteria invade the skin and its supporting structures. Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml is used to treat all skin infections including abscess caused by bacteria.

    • Acute bacterial Sinusitis

      Sinusitis is the swelling of membranes that line your nose and surrounding sinuses. It is often caused by bacteria and sometimes, viruses and fungi. You may experience a stuffed nose and pain or pressure behind your eyes, nose, cheeks, or forehead. Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml is used to treat bacterial sinusitis and provides relief in three to eight weeks.

    • Mycobacterium Avium Complex

      Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) lung disease is an infection caused by Mycobacterium avium bacteria in the lungs. This bacteria enters the body during breathing or when swallowing food or water and cause lung damage. It mainly affects people with weakened immune systems like cancer patients, HIV-infected, and patients who are on long-term use of corticosteroid medicines. Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml is used to treat disseminated MAC disease (infection throughout an organ or the body), which usually affects people with AIDS.

    • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

      Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of the female reproductive organs caused by bacteria like Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoea, etc. In this infection, the bacteria first enter the vagina and move into the pelvic organs- fallopian tubes, ovaries, cervix, and the uterus, causing infection. Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml is used to treat pelvic inflammatory disease.

    • Gonococcal Urethritis and Cervicitis

      Urethritis is the swelling of the urethra (a small tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body), and cervicitis is the swelling of the cervix (a small passage that attaches the uterus and vagina). Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml is used to treat urethritis and cervicitis caused by Neisseria gonorrhoea bacteria.

    • Acne vulgaris

      Acne vulgaris is a skin disease that occurs due to the blockage of the hair follicles in the skin. It is more likely to occur in teens due to hormonal changes during puberty. It affects almost everyone at some point in life. It occurs as whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, pustules, and cysts. Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml is a safe and effective treatment for acne vulgaris in adults and adolescents.

    • Bacterial conjunctivitis

      Bacterial conjunctivitis or pink eye is a bacterial eye infection affecting the conjunctiva (a clear tissue covering the white part of your eye and lines the inside of the eyelid). It is more common in children and can be treated quickly. Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml and ointment are used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      You will start to feel better in 3 to 5 days after taking Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml . But finish your entire course of treatment, even if your condition gets better.

    • Duration of Effect

      The duration of action for Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml is not clinically determined.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendency has been reported for Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml .

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is generally safe in pregnancy to treat bacterial infections. It is not known to cause any harm to the fetus. However, in early pregnancy, it can increase the risk of major birth defects and therefore should only be used upon your doctor's recommendation.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Do not take it during children’s first six months. While breastfeeding it may cause diarrhoea, vomiting, or rash in the nursing baby.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      Avoid taking Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml if you are previously allergic to it. Serious allergic reactions to this medicine are rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulties, etc.

    • Liver damage

      Do not use Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml in patients with a history of cholestatic jaundice (a condition of reduced bile flow from the liver to the small intestine) or impaired liver function associated with prior use of this medicine.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is generally safe in pregnancy to treat bacterial infections. It is not known to cause any harm to the fetus. However, in early pregnancy, it can increase the risk of major birth defects and therefore should only be used upon your doctor's recommendation.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Do not take it during children’s first six months. While breastfeeding it may cause diarrhoea, vomiting, or rash in the nursing baby.

    General Warnings
    • Myasthenia gravis

      Myasthenia gravis is a skeletal muscle weakness condition characterized by severe weakness of any of the muscles under your voluntary control, including the arms and legs. Use Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml with extreme caution in patients with myasthenia gravis since it may get worsen.

    • Antibiotic resistance

      Finish your entire course of treatment with Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml , even if the condition gets better to avoid antibiotic resistance (the bacteria may become resistant to antibiotics). If you still feel unwell after completing your antibiotic course, make an appointment to consult your doctor.

    • Driving or operating machinery

      This medicine may cause blurred vision, dizziness, or drowsiness and hence do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms.

    • Diarrhoea

      This medicine can cause diarrhoea because it may also kill the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine. Get emergency medical help if you experience severe diarrhoea that is watery or bloody. Call your pharmacist/doctor before taking anti-diarrhoeal medication.

    • Antacids

      If you are taking an antacid containing aluminium and magnesium salts for indigestion, it can increase the time it takes for Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml to act on your body. Because of this, it is recommended to take this antibiotic at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking antacids.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is already time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose.

    • Overdose

      If you suspect that you or someone else might have taken an overdose of this medicine, seek immediate medical attention.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Amiodarone severe
    • Pimozide severe
    • Aluminium Hydroxide/Magnesium Hydroxide moderate
    • Digoxin moderate
    • Theophylline moderate
    • Warfarin moderate
    • Atorvastatin moderate
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      This medicine may cause heart rhythm problem called prolonged QT intervals (an electrical heartbeat disturbance) in some patients who are taking heart medications. It may result in fast, rapid, and irregular heartbeats.

    • moderate

      Patients with liver diseases need special consideration while taking Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml due to the risk of liver damage. Dose adjustment should be done based on the clinical condition.

    General Instructions

    This medicine uses for treating bacterial infections is proven to be safe and effective. Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml daily for 5 days dosing regime has made this medicine a frequent choice for all doctors and patients. Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml content is available in different dosage forms. Oral forms: Take the medicine with or without food. Never take more than the prescribed dose. Do not give your medicine to other people even if their condition appears to be the same as yours. Injection: The medicine should be administered by a qualified healthcare professional in a clinic or hospital. Eyedrops/Eye ointment: Use as directed by the doctor.

    Other details

    • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    what are the adverse effects of Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml?

    Ocular discomfort, blurred vision.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml?

    Adults & Children: 1 drop into affected eye twice daily in the morning and evening for 3 days.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Azocin Eye 1.00% Eye Drops 2.5 ml. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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