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in how many days azithromycin is effective

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
May decrease effecti: Even though very unlikely there is a very small theoretical risk in some to reduce the effectiveness of Lutera for birth control.Therefore it may be w ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
No: The only antibiotic proven to decrease the effectiveness of hormonal birth control is rifampin. Check out http://shs.Osu.Edu/blog/the-truth-about-anti ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Why??: The azithromycin dose to treat chlamydia is 2 grams taken at once or 250mg twice a day for 5 days.It should be taken as soon as the diagnosis is made. ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Diagnosis?: First, we do not have any clue as to what you are treating. Second, this forum does not offer treatment or any kind of product endorsement.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Cipro/levoquin simil: Discuss this with your doctor first. There may be a reason why your doctor is using the regimen s/he feel is safer for you. With your tendon rupture h ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, effective: Your doctor would not have prescribed it if she didn't expect it to be effective. Perhaps you're concerned about only 3 days treatment. However, azith ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Taking Meds: Yes. Of course.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 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 male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
Crushed: The tablets can be crushed but don't mix with alcohol. Azithromycin can cause nausea and drowsiness. Alcohol will worsen those effects.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
29 years experience Dentistry
5 or more days: Depending on how long you have taken the medication, azythromycin is generally active in the body for 5 or more days after your last dose. It is not u ... Read More
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Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
Why antibiotics: why are you considering antibiotics for acne. One of the most serious side effect of long term antibiotics is yeast overgrowth than can make you very ... Read More
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