A 28-year-old female asked:
diagnosed with tonsillitis on monday & given a z-pak. on last pill-fever & aches are gone but throat, ears, neck, lymph nodes, & jaw still very sore?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Zithromax: Well, there's no easy answer to this one ... First, Zithromax has a long half life and will continue to work for another 5 days. So it's possible that it just hasn't eradicated the infection yet. Although, it's possible that your "brand" of bacterial tonsilitis could be resistant to Zithromax. Best to check in with your doctor just to be sure.
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