Azicine 250 mg

Azicine 250 mg contains azithromycin, a first macrolide antibiotic. It blocks protein synthesis by inhibiting protein synthesis of bacteria and by inhibiting the assembly of the 50S ribosomal subunit. Azicine 250 mg is indicated for infections caused by susceptible organisms.

Pack size Box of 6 sachets, sachet of 1.5 g
Shelf-life 24 months
Composition Azithromycin
Dosage forms and strengths Granules: 250 mg
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  • Azicine 250 mg is indicated for the treatment of infections:
  • Upper respiratory tract infections: Ear, nose and throat infections like sinusitis, tonsillitis, otitis media.
  • Lower respiratory tract infections: Pneumonias, acute bronchitis.
  • Skin and soft tissue infections: Furunculosis, pyoderma, impetigo due to Staphylococcus aureus.
  • Sexually transmitted diseases: Urethritis and cervicitis, non-gonococcal urinary tract infections and pelvises.



  • Upper and lower respiratory tract infections, skin and soft-tissue infections: Initial dosage is 500 mg as a single dose on the first day and followed by 250 mg once daily for 4 days.
  • Sexually transmitted diseases: 1 g as a single dose.

Children over 6 months of age

  • One single dose of 10 mg/kg/day for 3 days.


  • Azicine 250 mg is administered orally, dissolved in warm water, administered at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.

Known hypersensitivity to azithromycin, erythromycin, any macrolide or ketolide antibiotic, or to any of the excipients.

  • Gastrointestinal disturbances in origin with nausea, abdominal discomfort (pain/ cramps), vomiting, flatulence, diarrhea, and loose stools.
  • Higher doses were used for prolonged periods of time, reversible hearing impairment was seen in some patients.
  • Serious hypersensitivity reactions, including angioedema, anaphylaxis, and dermatologic reactions, have occurred rarely in patients receiving azithromycin.
  • The use of the drug is not recommended in children under 6 months.
  • The drug should be used with caution in patients with impaired hepatic function, renal impairment (glomerular filtration rates less than 10 ml/minute).
  • Prolonged cardiac repolarization and QT interval with risk of cardiac arrhythmia and torsades de pointes has been reported.
  • Azicine 250 mg should be used only for the treatment or prevention of infections proven or strongly suspected to be caused by susceptible bacteria.
  • Azicine 250 mg should be used during pregnancy only when clearly needed and used with caution in nursing women.
  • Patients should be aware of how they react to drug before driving or operating machinery.