SALPHAZ - (Sulphadiazine 500mg Tab)
Salphaz Tablet is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the lungs (eg. pneumonia, bronchitis), ear, urinary tract, and intestines. It is also used to treat some parasitic infections.
Salphaz Tablet works by stopping the growth of bacteria. It may be taken with or without food. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back.
The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and allergic reaction. Seek emergency medical help if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty breathing.
Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics (especially sulpha medicines) or have any kidney or liver problems. You should also let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may monitor you with regular blood and urine tests during treatment.
USES OF SALPHAZ TABLET
BENEFITS OF SALPHAZ TABLET
In Bacterial infections
Salphaz Tablet is an antibiotic medicine which can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the ear, nose, throat, lungs, skin, and eye in adults and children. It is also used for treating typhoid fever and some sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea. It works by stopping the growth of the bacteria causing the infection.
This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.
SIDE EFFECTS OF SALPHAZ TABLET
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Salphaz
HOW TO USE SALPHAZ TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Salphaz Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW SALPHAZ TABLET WORKS
Salphaz Tablet is an antibiotic. It stops the bacteria from producing folic acid, a nutrient required for bacterial multiplication.
Consuming alcohol with Salphaz Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Salphaz Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Salphaz Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Salphaz Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Salphaz Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Salphaz Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Salphaz Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Salphaz Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Salphaz Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Salphaz Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE SALPHAZ TABLET?
If you miss a dose of Salphaz Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Sulphadiazine 500mg Tablet