Azithromycin Dihydrate


Azimete 500 mg tablet : Each film coated tablet contains Azithromycin Dihydrate equivalent to Azithromycin USP  500 mg .

Azimete 15 ml & 30 ml Suspension: After addition of water each 5 ml contains 200 mg of Azithromycin.

PHARMACOLOGY: Azimete is an azalide antibiotic, subclass of the macrolide class of antibiotics. Azimete acts by binding to the 50s ribosomal subunit of susceptible organisms and thus interferes with microbial protein synthesis. Azimete demonstrated activity in vitro, against a wide range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria including: Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus pyogenes (Group A) and other Streptococcal species, Haemophilus influenzae and para influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, anaerobes including Bacteroides fragilis, Escherichia coli, Bordetella pertussis, Bordetella parapertussis, Borrelia burgdorferi, Haemophilus ducreyi, Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis. Azimete also demonstrates activity in vitro against Legionella pneumophila, Mycoplasma pneumoniae and hominis, Campylobacter spp. Toxoplasma gondii and Treponema pallidum.

INDICATION : Azimete is indicated for infections (caused by susceptible organisms) in lower respiratory tract infections including bronchitis and pneumoniae, in upper respiratory tract infections including sinusitis and pharyngitis/tonsillitis, in otitis media, and skin and soft tissue infections. In sexually transmitted disease in men and women, Azimete is indicated in the treatment of non-gonococcal urethritis and cervicitis due to Chlamydia trachomatis.