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Can you crush azithromycin pills in soda

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
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
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Yes, no problem. It will work fine.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Chlamydia: The 1000 mg dose is not exactly rocket science and there is a good possibility that you have taken enough of the prescribed dose. I believe that you ... Read More
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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Farley
General Practice 11 years experience
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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
You should take with water. Soda may affect the effect of Azithromycin.
A member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
Family Medicine 36 years experience
2 yo and antibiotics: is the issue taste?? - if so certainly soda will help mask it - my only concern might be the carbonation - flat soda might be better. Some p... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics 22 years experience
Yes: Azithromycin can be crushed.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Different use: I am not sure for what you were prescribed the azithromycin. This is an unusual treatment course and not sure why but the medicine does build up in y... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Sure, no problem: If you can't take the pills, it's OK to crush and mix them with these or any other food.