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Can you crush azithromycin pills and put in soda

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Other options: Using a dairy product like yogurt or milk will help absorption more & doesn't interfere with the drug. If memory serves me well I don't think tea ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask your MD: Please ask the MD who gave you the Azithromycin to obtain the best result.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Farley
9 years experience General Practice
Nope.: I would not crush it, as you are changing how available the medication is in your system... more may be introduced into your bloodstream at one time t ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Sure, no problem: If you can't take the pills, it's OK to crush and mix them with these or any other food.
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A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Swallow them whole: The tablets won't taste bad if you just swallow them whole -- or maybe very brief bitterness. If you crush or try to dissove them in tea or anything e ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Should be OK: If you have trouble taking pills, it's OK to crush azithromycin into any kind of food. Or if the powder sachet indeed isn't available, I'll bet the pe ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: but a liquid form is already available. Indeed, the majority of doses of it in the pediatric population is as a powder you mix up with water (keep in ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Crushable: Yes, this medication is acid stable and can be crushed over food, just make sure to eat the entire dose!
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: however it may be just as easy to swallow them in applesauce they are very small pills! Hoep this helps! Dr Z
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A female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: it can! Be cautious though, to make sure you actually take ALL of the pieces.
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