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what's a zpack?

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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Antibiotic: It is an antibiotic commonly used to treat mild to moderate respiratory infections. It is usually well tolerated.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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Dr. Brittany Chan
9 years experience Pediatrics
Azithromycin: A "z-pak" is a pack of an antibiotic called Azithromycin (also known as zithromax) containing six 250mg tablets. It is commonly prescribed and used to treat illnesses like strep throat, ear infections, sinusitis, pneumonia, and some STDs such as chlamydia. A z-pak typically provides a five-day course of antibiotics.
Answered on Aug 21, 2017
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Dr. Brittany Chan
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