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Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Intravenously.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Strep throat: Symptomatology improves within a day or so. The major reason to treat strep throats has always been to prevent rheumatic fever which is unusual now p ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Luther
21 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Antibiotic: Zithromax aka Azithromycin is one of the first once daily dosing antibiotics available in the us. It is used to treat many different bacterial infect ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azmat Qayyum
32 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes it is ok: I am not aware of any bad interaction. I just checked for you.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: It is a completely different class of antibiotics. Azithromycin is a macrolide. So if you're allergic to penicillins only, you can take azithromycin ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: There is no sulfa in azythromycin;there are carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, but no sulfa group in it ( if the prefix 'thio' is found in any drugs ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Azithromycin: There is no known interaction between Azithromycin and alcohol use. It is recommended in general not to drink too much alcohol when a person is sick.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: It's ok.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Antimicrobials: Azithromycin is a macrolide-type antimicrobial related to erythromycin, not to penicillin.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Azithromycin is in the macrolide class. That is different class than the cephalosporin antibiotics like keflex, rocephin, (ceftriaxone) cefepime, etc ... Read More
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