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can the zpack help an upper respiratory infection with someone with asthma? or do i have to let it run its course?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: if this was truly a bacterial infection, which most are not, it might help. If not it's just a waste of time/money/med that will have whatever side effects you are otherwise prone to.
Dr. Jerry Brown
Prosthodontics 53 years experience
Chest Infect.+Asthma: Good day; As a long time asthmatic who is predisposed to upper respiratory infections, I find the zpak effective. May require additional days'dose until symptoms disappear before stopping Azithromycin. I infection not over, I ask pulmonologist to prescribe Levofloxacin. Feel better

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