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what is zpack used for

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Antibiotic: Z-pak is a brand name for the antibiotic Azithromycin which can be used to treat various types of bacterial infections but is most commonly used to t ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Temporary: Measure at best. It buys you time but does not solve the problem and may hurt you in the long run if the bugs get immune to the drug so see your denti ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Vasa
26 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends on : It depends in type of pneumonia which decide abx treatment ! z pack is good to cover common atypical organism covering legionella, mycoplasma , chlym ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Bendezu
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Not usually: Azithromycin (zpack) is not usually used for utis. More commonly bactrim, Macrobid or Cipro (ciprofloxacin) may be used. Having said that, it's not t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Amoxicillin: Amoxicillin is a penicillin derivative antibiotic. Some bacteria manufacture enzymes called beta-lactamases and the addition of clavulanate to the am ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 years experience Radiology
Many uses: It is a type of benzodiazapene. Can be for anxiety, sleep and many others.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Prevacid (lansoprazole): This combination is called a prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin). Each "pack" contains 2 capsules of lansoprazole, 2 capsules of Cla ... Read More
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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
IBS: Dicyclomine is an antispasmotic most commonly used to treat ibs attacks.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Letourneau
20 years experience Critical Care
Low magnesium: Mag oxide (magnesium oxide) is a tablet used to correct magnesium deficiency. Some medications lead to magnesium loss (diuretics). Mag oxide can als ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Infections: It is an antibiotic to treat infections.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
It's testosterone.: Androgel is a form of the male hormone testosterone. It's used in men with low testosterone levels, and occasionally in transgendered folks who are tr ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Carlos
19 years experience Critical Care
It depends: It depends on what caused your bronchitis. If it is an infection with a virus you may just need to give it time. Bacterial bronchitis may warrant tr ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faisal Akbari
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Antibiotic: Mikacine (a.k.a Amikacin) is a potent antibiotic. It can be used for severe bacterial infections.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Most common...: Mos common uses for spironolactone are: blood pressure control, congestive heart failure, liver congestion due to cirrhosis, hirsutism( dark hairs on ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Need specifics: Tachycardia is a generic term for fast heart rate. The choice in medicine really depends on what's causing the tachycardia, and the type of fast rhyth ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Not recommended: Hi. A single IM injection of ceftriaxone and a single oral dose of azithromycin are what is currently recommended. Ciprofloxacin is not a recommended ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Antibiotic: Azithromycin is used to treat certain bacterial infections, such as bronchitis; pneumonia; sexually transmitted diseases and infections of the ears, ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Amoxicillin: It is actually, with normal kidney function, to overdose on penicillin-type antimicrobials. Most complications of treatment are not due to too high a ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pouneh Nouri
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
No!: Clarithromycin is more effective in treating respiratory tract infections. Azithromycin (1000mg one dose per mouth) and Erythromycin (500mg every 6 ho ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
No antidote for it: I have never seen or heard of any serious trouble with zithromax od--from people have accidentally taken 3-4 times what is recommended. Single dose of ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
44 years experience Family Medicine
Usually supportive: Treatment for a nitorfur overdose will vary. If the overdose was recent, the healthcare provider may administer certain medicines or place a tube into ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vitaliy Krol
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Cellulitis: Uncomplicated cellulitis is most commonly caused by strep bacteria and usually can be treated with any penicillin group of antibiotics. More complicat ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Panderm Plus: is an antibacterial, antifungal and steroid combination.

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