Telide 500 Tablet: Each film coated tablet contains Azithromycin Dihydrate equivalent to Azithromycin USP 500 mg. Telide Powder for Suspension: After reconstitution of suspension, each 5 ml contains Azithromycin Dihydrate equivalent to Azithromycin USP 200 mg.
Telide (Azithromycin) is a semisynthetic azalide antibiotic, a subclass of macrolide antibiotics. Azithromycin has a broader spectrum of activity than that of erythromy-cin. Like other macrolides, Azithromycin binds with the 50s ribosomal subunit of susceptible organisms & thus inhibits the protein synthesis. Azithromycin is active against both gram-positive and gram-negative microorganism.
Oral azithromycin should be administered at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after meal. Adult: 500 mg once daily for 3 days. Uncomplicated genital chlamydial infections & non- gonococcal urethritis, 1 gm as a single dose. Typhoid fever, 500 mg to 1 gm once daily for 7 days. Children: Child over 6 months, 10 mg/kg once daily for 3 days or Body weight 15-25 kg, 200 mg once daily for 3 days, Body weight 26-35 kg, 300 mg once daily for 3 days, Body weight 36-45 kg, 400 mg once daily for 3 days.
Nausea, vomiting, abdominal discomfort, diarrhea, constipation, anorexia, dyspep-sia, flatulence, pancreatitis, hepatitis, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, anxiety, convulsion, taste disturbance, rashes & other allergic reactions, tongue discolor-ation etc. may occur.
Telide 500 Tablet: Box containing 2x4's tablets in Alu-Alu blister pack.
Telide Powder for Suspension: Each bottle containing dry powder for the prepara-tion of 15 ml, 35 ml & 50 ml suspension with a dropper & a measuring cup.