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can a zpack be used 6 months after the expiration date

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Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Best discard old tab: Best to discard more than a year old antibiotic tablets since efficacy is probably gone! Get new tablets from your doctor!

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please call your doc: Or go to the er as you may need IV antibiotics and blood work and an ultrasound can be done to check to see if u need hospital admissiion or other tre ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
If : If you had chlamydia and were treated then you are odds of it still being present are fairly low, unless you were reinfected. If you go into labor pri ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It may work but just like any antibiotic the bacteria has to be sensitive.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Antibiotic: Z-pak is a brand name for the antibiotic Azithromycin which can be used to treat various types of bacterial infections but is most commonly used to t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Vasa
26 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends on : It depends in type of pneumonia which decide abx treatment ! z pack is good to cover common atypical organism covering legionella, mycoplasma , chlym ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Temporary: Measure at best. It buys you time but does not solve the problem and may hurt you in the long run if the bugs get immune to the drug so see your denti ... Read More
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Antibiotic: It is an antibiotic commonly used to treat mild to moderate respiratory infections. It is usually well tolerated.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: You do need a prescription for Z-pack in US. As such you might need to see your doctor or use HealthTap for a paid consult in order to better understa ... Read More

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