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Zithromax stomach

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe an upset tummy: Zithromax is a good antibiotic for treating a variety of common infections. However, it can cause nausea and tummy gurgling. A few people end up vomit ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: If these symptoms were related to the medication you might try taking it with food. If this persists, see your doctor for a potential change in thera ... Read More
Dr. Fernando Austin
45 years experience Gastroenterology
Drug Reaction: Symptoms are consistent with a side effect of the medication. Usually, these symptoms are self limited. This means usually within 24-48 hours the symp ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is probably unrelated to the Zithromax and should be evaluated by your doctor.
Dr. Donald Elton
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Zithromax: azithromycin (zithromax) is a macrolide antibiotic and GI side effects are common particularly if taken at higher than the recommended dose.
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Meds: Zithromax stays in your blood stream for a long time. The dose you took could have contributed to the stomach cramps you are getting. If it doesn't re ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Either way: The oral forms of this medication can be given with or without food.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Side effects : Most drugs have the potential to cause an upset stomach - especially antibiotics. Your lump could be strep pain or enlarged lymph nodes. One you fin ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
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Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Augmentin for what?: May be it was for another problem other than the flu, as it won't help to treat the flu (possibly its complications) . The flu vaccine needs at least ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Stomach upset: These symptoms could be related to the recent course of antibiotics. If they don't improve withing the next few days you should call your physician.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unrelated: Zithromax wouldn't cause such symptom, these are some involuntary muscle contractions, at times called fasiculations, will disappear on their own, goo ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
15 years experience Pharmacology
Common side effect: Abdominal pain is one of the common side effects seen with azithromycin. Try taking with food and plenty of water to help reduce this problem. If seve ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Do not re-treat: If azithromycin is retained more than 30 minutes, enough is absorbed to be effective. There is no need for re-treatment.

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