Azithromycin 250mg tablets is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections. The medicine is highly beneficial in treating a wide array of bacterial infections such as bronchitis; pneumonia; sexually transmitted diseases (STD); and infections of the ears, lungs, sinuses, skin, throat, and reproductive organs. Azithromycin belongs to a class of medications called macrolide antibiotics that work by inhibiting the growth of infection-causing bacteria. Azithromycin tablets are not effective in the treatment of colds, flu, or other viral infections. Unnecessary use of antibiotics can increase your risk of getting an infection later and of antibiotic resistance.
Take the Azithromycin tablets as per the dosage and duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not crush, chew, or break the tablets, it is advised to swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water. Some users may experience side effects such as diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and indigestion. Immediately inform your doctor if the side effects get worse or persist with time. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Azithromycin or similar medicines.
Medical Benefits of Azithromycin 250mg Tablets
Azithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic that slows down or prevents the growth of bacteria responsible for causing infections. The medicine works by inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis which is essential for the growth of bacterial cells. This results in killing the bacteria and thereby preventing its growth and spread of infection in affected individuals. Azithromycin is better tolerated and has more effective tissue penetration than other similar antibiotics like erythromycin.
Azithromycin is prescribed to people who are intolerant to penicillin antibiotics and also helps to prevent infection following burns, surgery or dental procedure, sexually transmitted infections, bone infections, or scarlet fever which is a bacterial illness with strep throat. Some of the major uses of Azithromycin tablets are mentioned as follows:
Treats mild to moderate susceptible infections caused by bacteria and other micro-organisms which include chest, throat, and nasal infections (such as bronchitis, pneumonia, tonsillitis, sore throat, and sinusitis)
Highly beneficial in the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases such as cervicitis (caused by organisms such as Chlamydia trachomatis/ Neisseria gonorrhea) in affected individuals
Useful in the treatment of ear infections and skin and soft tissue infections (such as an abscess/boil) in affected individuals.
Side Effects of Azithromycin 250mg Tablets
Mostly the side effects of Azithromycin tablets are mild to moderate and do not last for a long time. The side effects may vary in all the users as they depend on the physiological conditions and response to the treatment. Immediately inform your doctor in case the side effects persist or worsen with time. The range of side effects that you may observe on using the Azithromycin 250mg tablets are mentioned below: