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Azithromycin (Definition)

Azithromycin (zithromax, azithrocin, zmax, azin)[1] is an azalide, a subclass of macrolide antibiotics. Azithromycin is one of the world's best-selling antibiotics.[2][not in citation given (see discussion.)] it is derived from erythromycin, with a methyl-substituted nitrogen atom incorporated into the lactone ring, thus making ...Read more


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Im on azithromycin 250 mg is it okay if I drink tonight . I took the day three pill an hour or so ago and am not going out for another 8 hours. ?

Im on azithromycin 250 mg is it okay if I drink tonight . I took the day three pill an hour or so ago and am not going out for another 8 hours. ?

Probably OK: Alcohol generally does not interfere with any antibiotic. Azithromycin can irritate the GI tract, with abdominal pain, nausea, etc, and so can alcohol -- so the two together could be uncomfortable. Probably best to not take them together, at least a couple hours apart. Otherwise no worries if it doesn't bother your stomach. ...Read more

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Hw long does it really take for 4 (250) azithromycin. I received a shot 3 weeks ago.. But jus took the pills 3 days ago . hd sex n condom tore.help

 Hw long does it really take for 4 (250) azithromycin. I received a shot 3 weeks ago.. But jus took the pills 3 days ago . hd sex n  condom tore.help

Which disease?: I assume by your question you are concerned about STD transmission. You did not state what infection you were treated for. Gonorrhea is usually treated with a "shot" and treatment 3 weeks ago adequate. Chlamydia is treated with 1 g of Azithromycin. Treatment 3 days ago is not adequate. If you had sex with a torn condom then you should inform your partner they may have been exposed. ...Read more

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Is azithromycin dairy free?

Lactose: Azithromycin contains lactose which is the type of sugar found in milk but does not contain milk protein. LActose is found in many pills as a filler. Usually there is not enough to cause problems even in those with lactose intolerance. ...Read more

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Azithromycin lasts for how long?

Zithromax shelf life: Aluminium/PVC blister strips in carton boxes: 60 months.
Polythene capsule container with child resistant cap: 48 months.

A single dose of oral azithromycin 250 mg will remain in the body for 2-4 days. A typical 5 day course (Z-pak) is effective for 10 days. ...Read more

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Can you smoke while taking azithromycin?

Yes: You can smoke while taking zithromax but the best thing you could do for your health is to quit smoking. Get nicotine patches at your drug store and try to quit. ...Read more

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What can happen if you take azithromycin?

Side effects: The most common side effects are GI related such as nausea, diarrhea, belly pain. There are more serious reactions but they are rare. ...Read more

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Is it possible to overdose on azithromycin ?

Is it possible to overdose on azithromycin ?

Sure can...: Overdose just really means it is taken more than the maximal recommended dosage of any medication. How severe an adverse reaction to an overdose depends on the type of medication and amount taken. Unfortunately, even when taken in normal recommended dosage, Azithromycin has been associated with significantly increased cardiovascular deaths. Please consult doc if u are concerned. Good luck. ...Read more

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CAN I TAKE AZITHROMYCIN INSTEAD OF CIFIXIME ?

CAN I TAKE AZITHROMYCIN INSTEAD OF CIFIXIME ?

Depends...: What's being treated? Azithromycin may be an acceptable substitute for you, depending on what's being treated. ...Read more

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Would it be alright to take both Azithromycin (250 mg) and some Mucinez together?

Yes: Zithromax is an antibiotic to help your body kill infection. Mucinex (guaifenesin) is an expectorant - can help your body collect phlegm to cough it out easier. Be sure to drink lots of water to thin out your secretions and follow the dosing guidelines posted on the mucinex (guaifenesin) ...Read more

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If took Azithromycin at 9pm yesterday 2pills at 250 mg each . what time can I take my one pill today ? not sure if should wait or can take now 3pm

Next azithormycin: If took Azithromycin at 9pm yesterday 2pills at 250 mg each . what time can I take my one pill today ? not sure if should wait or can take now 3pm I would do first thing in AM. So take now and then when you get up, ...Read more

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I have now taken Azithromycin for 5 days (a total of 6 tablets @ 250 mg each). How long AFTER the last dose should I expect this to stay in my system?

It has: been shown that effective levels remain for several days after your last pill ( this Z Pac is = 10 day course of Penicilin VK for treating Streptococcal infections)
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Is azithromycin good for an abscess?

Is azithromycin good for an abscess?

Only sometimes: Many skin abscesses can be cured with incision and drainage alone. Most skin abscesses are caused by the bacteria staphylococcus aureus. Most strains of this bacteria are resistant to zithromax. If it is MRSA septra/bactrim or Doxycycline are the usual oral antibiotics used. If mssa oral dicloxicillin or Keflex are often used. ...Read more

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Can you take immodium while on azithromycin?

I do belive so: No problem taking those medications separately.

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Can i crush azithromycin and then ingest it?

Can i crush azithromycin and then ingest it?

Azithromycin: I would not recommend crushing asithromycin tablets in that it could have an effect of how the drug is absorbed from your GI tract into your bloodstream. If you can't swallow the tablets, Azithromycin is available as a liquid that is flavored for children but certainly can be used by adults. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Cialis while on azithromycin?

It depends: The context is important here. If Azithromycin is taken for a sexually transmitted infection such as chlamydia, then absolutely not! aperiod of 2 weeks is recommeneded if you planto be intimate with some one else. If the abx is being taken for a pneumonia, then it should be ok, but i think it is more prudent to refrain from sexual activity until you have recovered from an infection. ...Read more

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Can azithromycin be used to treat trichomonias?

No: The confusion is people hear about an std that sounds similar--chlamydia trachomatis-- being treated w/ azithromycin. This infection is not the same as trichomonas vaginalis. Trichomoniasis cannot be cured w/ Azithromycin & must be rx'd w/ Metronidazole or tinidazole 'trich' can lead to premature delivery, low birth weight, stillbirth, neonatal death, HIV transmission, pid, prostatitis, other risks. ...Read more

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Does azithromycin treat chlaymidia and gonnereah?

Z-pak: The Azithromycin covers the Chlaymidia, ...and Rocephin or a medication like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) should be used for the Gonnorhea. You should get both treated and the Z-pak will only really cover the Chlaymidia. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is azithromycin safe in infants less than 6 months?

Is azithromycin safe in infants less than 6 months?

No: There are several reasons that Azithromycin (as well as erythromycin) is not recommended for use in children under 6 months of age when another antibiotic is available. Development of jaundice is one of the major risk factors. ...Read more

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Is Azithromycin (7Day zpack) ever prescribed for strep?

Is Azithromycin (7Day zpack) ever prescribed for strep?

Yes: Zithromax (Zpak, azithromycin) is usually effective against strep throat germs, so surely a doctor somewhere has prescribed a 7-day course for treating strep throat. The usual course of Zithromax for strep throat is 5 days, but taking another 2 days should not cause any problems. ...Read more

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I took Azithromycin 250mg and i forgot i took a redbull will it affect me in any way?

Not particularly: I would discourage use of Redbull period.
It can cause gastritis esp. with antibiotics and such drugs. ...Read more

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Can i drink coffee on azithromycin?

Of course: I can't think of any medication that can't be taken with coffee. ...Read more

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Azithromycin can use in case of fever?

No: You cannot just use any antibiotic for any fever. It depends on what type of infection is causing it and if it is due to bacteria. Antibiotics work against bacteria only, not viruses or the many other causes of fever. See a well-educated, qualified doctor to obtain a diagnosis first. Taking azithromycin when it is not indicated can result in side effects, some serious. ...Read more

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