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Can you crush azithromycin pills in soda

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 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 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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Be sure you take al the material.
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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
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 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
20 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Azithromycin can be crushed.
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A 25-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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Try our other forum: You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or medical care are not given. Try a private con ... Read More

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