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Can you crush azithromycin into drinks

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: No problem.
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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 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes. Can be crushed. It comes in liquid as well.
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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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
20 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Yes you can crush Azithromycin in water.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes. : But bitter. Why do it?
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Lawson
21 years experience Anesthesiology
Chlamydia: Yes, 1000 mg of Azithromycin as a 1 time dose can be used to treat chlamydia. Mix it, chase it , take it as is. Either route is sufficient.
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A male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Don't crush them or mix with anything. If you cannot swallow them, request the medication as a liquid. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience Periodontics
Maybe: Be sure that the instructions do not say do not chew or crush. We gave our son his asthma medicine in apple sauce.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Call the pharmacy: Where you filled the prescription, they are the best to tell you if that's fine with the form they gave you, best wishes
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Li
Dr. Ronald Li answered
40 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Do not recommend: An examination of the throat should be performed to diagnose the cause of the blockage.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
20 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Azithromycin can be crushed.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: This should not affect its potency
A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Azithromicin: ...is an antibiotic, which is usually supplied as a capsule or tablet. There is a powder form which can be used to create a suspension. If using the s ... Read More
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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Azithromycin crush: Yes the tablets can be crushed and mixed with water or food. As well it can be put through a feeding tube. It does not taste the best, however! wou ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No restriction: You can drink water or eat fruit any time before or after taking azithromycin. Please make sure partner is also treated to prevent reinfection or part ... 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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Ask your pharmacist: your pharmacist is the best reference for changing and modifying your medication dosages
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ll 20 crocin: This product is sold in India. Ll 20 crocin = panadol (acetaminophen). There are potential side effects with any medication.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Amoxil&clavulanate: Yes you can mix it in any thing as long as it gets in your stomach.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Time ForDog Botulism: If they could, I suppose they'd be pretty happy bacteria!! I don't think the alcohol concentration in beer would be adequate to kill Clostridia spores ... Read More
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