Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S

Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is prescribed to treat various bacterial infections 

Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S contains azithromycin

Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is to be taken orally (via mouth) with or without meals 

Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is prescribed to adults and children

Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is available in tablet form

Category:
Type

Tablet

Feature

500mg

Unit

'S

Formula

Azithromycin

Composition

Azithromycin 500 mg

Brand

Sigma Pharma International

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S belongs to a group of chemicals known as antibiotics and works tirelessly in the body to eliminate illnesses such as chest and throat infections,ear infections in children,pneumonia,sinus infections as well as sexually transmitted illnesses caused by bacterial infiltration in the body.Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is to be ingested orally (by mouth) once daily or as directed by the doctor.It is advised to have Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S with food if it causes an upset stomach.If Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is to be taken more than once in a day,the patient is advised to take the doses at the same time each day keeping an 6 or 8-12 hour gap in between each dose.

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day.If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dose time or next day,do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is to be ingested for a specific number of days determined by the physician depending on the patient’s illness and their response to treatment.It is imperative not to stop Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S earlier than the specified time as that may lead to a return of the infection.

Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is considered safe enough to be prescribed to children,pregnant and to lactating mothers as well.Certain medications such as antacids tend to reduce the amount of Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S absorbed by the human body as is therefore advised to be ingested a minimum of 2 hours before the intake of Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S.

Indications

Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S can be used to treat:

  • Bacterial infections

How Does Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S Work

Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S belongs to a wide spread chemical group known as antibiotics.Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S works by preventing the growth/multiplication of the bacteria in the human body thus eradicating the infection.

How To Use Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S

Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is to be ingested orally (by mouth) once daily or as directed by the doctor.It is advised to have Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S with food if it causes an upset stomach.If Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is to be taken more than once in a day,the patient is advised to take the doses at the same time each day keeping an 6 or 8-12 hour gap in between each dose.

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day.If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dose time or next day,do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is to be ingested for a specific number of days determined by the physician depending on the patient’s illness and their response to treatment.It is imperative not to stop Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S earlier than the specified time as that may lead to a return of the infection.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

A tablet per day is most commonly prescribed.Dosage can be different for different patients depending upon their illness and any adverse effects felt by the patient.

Child Dosage

Children are usually prescribed a dosage depending on their weight and age.Most commonly a tablet of Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is the prescribed daily dosage.

Elderly Dosage 

Elderly patients that are susceptible to kidney and liver problems,a lowered dose of Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S may be prescribed under the care and supervision of a physician.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S may be prescribed to pregnant women only when necessary and under the supervision of a physician.Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is found in breast milk in trace amounts and is therefore prescribed quite rarely to breastfeeding mothers.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S:

  • Allergy to Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S or any other medicine or food substance 
  • Moderate to severe kidney disease
  • Moderate to severe liver disease
  • Myasthenia gravis 

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S:

  • Heart diseases
  • Family history of heart diseases 
  • Low levels of potassium in the blood
  • Low levels of magnesium in the blood

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S

  • Diuretics 
  • Antacids (prescribed for indigestion)
  • Opioids (pain killer)
  • Ergotamine (migraine medicine)
  • Warfarin (blood thinner)
  • Ciclosporin (immunosuppressant)
  • Colchicine (for gout)
  • Digoxin (heart medication)
  • Rifabutin 
  • Statins 
  • Antidepressants
  • Amlodipine 
  • Anti-diarrheal 
  • Antipsychotics 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S has certain side effects which include:

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Fatigue
  • Changes in sense of taste
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headaches 

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Blurred vision
  • Difficulty in hearing
  • Muscle weakness
  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Dark urine
  • Yellowing of eyes and skin
  • Clostridium difficile diarrhea 
  • Oral thrush
  • Yeast infection 

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Fatigue- Patients experiencing this adverse effect, are advised to take deep breaths,intake tea or coffee,get a good night’s rest and not to over burden themselves for a few days
  • Stomach upset (nausea,vomiting and/or diarrhoea) -Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication with food.It is important to have plenty of fluids during this time.
  • Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe
  • Loss of appetite- having smaller meals at regular meal times or at regular intervals is advised.Patient is asked to snack on healthy and nutritious snacks such as dry fruits throughout the day.

Key Facts About Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S

  • Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is an antibiotic commonly used to treat bacterial infections that cause sinusitis,chest infections,sexually transmitted illnesses,lyme disease etc.
  • Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is commonly prescribed to be taken once daily.
  • It is important to have Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S for the proper prescribed time.
  • Common side effects of Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S include- stomach problems and headaches.
  • Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is safe to be prescribed to children.

FAQs

#1.CAN Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S BE USED IF PATIENT IS HAVING FLU SYMPTOMS?

Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is not deemed to be effective against viruses as Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is an antibiotic and therefore works on bacteria to eliminate bacterial infections.

#2.HOW TO STORE Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S?

Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#3.WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S?

 An extra dose or two of Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is not known to cause any harm but an excess ingestion of Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is a cause for concern and should be avoided and immediately reported to the doctor as it may lead to serious side effects such as fainting,breathlessness and irregular heartbeats.

#4.WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#5.HOW IS Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S SUPPOSED TO BE TAKEN?

Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is to be ingested orally (by mouth) once daily or as directed by the doctor.It is advised to have Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S with food if it causes an upset stomach.If Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is to be taken more than once in a day,the patient is advised to take the doses at the same time each day keeping an 6 or 8-12 hour gap in between each dose.

#6.HOW DOES Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S WORK?

Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S belongs to a wide spread chemical group known as antibiotics.Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S works by preventing the growth/multiplication of the bacteria in the human body tus eradicating the infection.

#7.WILL Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S AFFECT MY SEXUAL ACTIVITY?

No,there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

#8.CAN I TAKE Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S DURING MY PREGNANCY?

Yes,Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is deemed safe to be ingested during pregnancy under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

#9.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S?

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Fatigue
  • Changes in sense of taste
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headaches 

#10.WHAT LAB TESTS WILL BE PRESCRIBED WHILE TREATMENT WITH Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S AND HOW OFTEN?

Kidney and liver function tests along with blood tests to keep check on serum potassium levels are advised to be done periodically along with an occasional ECG test to monitor the OT intervals of a beating heart.

#11.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE PAINKILLERS WHILE TAKING Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S?

Yes.Over the counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S under the supervision of a doctor.

#12.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S ALONG WITH ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES?

Yes.There is no evidence to suggest that Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S interacts with oral contraceptives.

#13.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE ANTACIDS FOR INDIGESTION ALONG WITH Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S?

No.As certain antacids containing magnesium and/or aluminum may interact with the absorption of Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S by the body and are therefore advised to be ingested a minimum of 2 hours before the intake of Tweet 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S.