Aziten-250 Tablets
Each tablet contains Azithromycin Dihydrate equivalent to Azithromycin (anhydrous) USP 250 mg.
Aziten-500 Tablets
Each tablet contains Azithromycin Dihydrate equivalent to Azithromycin (anhydrous) U
SP 500 mg.
Aziten is indicated in the treatment of:
Upper respiratory tract infections (including ear, nose and throat infections):
Tonsillitis, sinusitis, otitis media and pharyngitis.
Lower respiratory tract infections:
Community acquired
ired pneumonias, acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchitis due to Haemophilus influenzae , Moraxella catarrhalis
or Streptococcus pneumoniae .
Genitourinary tract infections (including sexually transmitted diseases):
Urethritis, prostatitis, cervicitis, cervico
cervico-vaginitis and salpingitis due to N. gonorrhoeae and C.
trachomatis .
Genital ulcer disease (chanchroid) in men due to Haemophilus ducreyi.
Skin and skin structure infections:
Folliculitis,, furuncles, carbuncles, impetigo, pyoderma, infected ulcer, infected dermatitis, cellulitis
and erysipelas due to S. aureus, S. pyogenes or S. agalactiae.
Other indications:
Prophylaxis and treatment of malaria.
Treatment of acne.
Treatment of chlamydial conjunctivitis.
Dosage And Administration
Mild to moderate lower respiratory tract infections, upper respiratory tract infections and
uncomplicated skin and soft tissue infections:
500 mg as a single dose on the first day followed by 250 mg once daily on days 2 to 5 for a total dose of
1.5 g or 500 mg once daily for 3 days.
Sexually transmitted diseases:
– Gonorrhoea: 2 gm as a stat dose
– Chancroid: 1 gm as a stat dose
– Non-gonococcal urethritis and cervicitis due to C. trachomatis –1 gm as a stat dose
– Syphilis: 1 gm o.d. for 5 days or 500 mg o.d. for 10 days.
– Prophylaxis: 500 mg on first day followed by 250 mg/day for 7 days.
– Treatment: 1000-1500 mg once daily for 3 days with usual doses of chloroquine.
250-500 mg on 3 consecutive days in a week for 12 weeks.
Aziten is contraindicated in patients with a history of allergic reactions to Azithromycin or any
other macrolide antibiotics.
Aziten-250 Tablets Strip of 6 Tablets
Aziten-500 Tablets Strip of 3 Tablets