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Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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I had a clindomycin injection early this morning. Just now, I took the wrong meds and took azithromycin. Are there any complications that could arise?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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I had a clindomycin injection early this morning. Just now, I took the wrong meds and took azithromycin. Are there any complications that could arise?

Btwn which meds?: There are no interactions btwn Clindamycin & Azithromycin (http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=300-0,690-0) but you didn't mention or list your other "right" meds. Check out Interaction Checkers at www.drugs.com & www.epocrates.com among others. Or ask your prescribing physician and/or dispensing pharmacist. ...Read more

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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Is ludwigs angina a rare complication of a new tooth abcess. On zithromax 5 day feel kinda nervous about possible swelling feeling. Maybe just anxiety?

Is ludwigs angina a rare complication of a new tooth abcess. On zithromax 5 day feel kinda nervous about possible swelling feeling. Maybe just anxiety?

Rare complication: ..But it does happen. Your treating dentist should be advised that the zithromax s/he prescribed is not working if you feel the swelling is getting worse. Anxiety in and of itself will not cause ludwig's angina. ...Read more

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Urgent: is zithromax safe during pregnancy for bronchitis?!? 25 weeks pregnant. No complications thus far... And how much is safe for bronchitis?

Urgent: is zithromax safe during pregnancy for bronchitis?!?  25 weeks pregnant. No complications thus far... And how much is safe for bronchitis?

No problem!: Azithromycin is safe for mother and fetus! z-pack is a good choice for bronchitis in pregnancy (500 mg the first day and 250 mg daily for another 4 days. Hope you get well soon! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take azithromycin and s.s.s tonic at the same time?

Is it safe to take azithromycin and s.s.s tonic at the same time?

Not Recemmended: Prescription medications should not be taken with any alcoholic beverages as the effectiveness can be altered. There are also dangers when medications are processed through the liver where the medications are processed causing higher or lower elevations of the medication in the system. ...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 i have dairy with azithromycin?

Can i have dairy with azithromycin?

Better: To take a small amount of juice or a couple of crackers. This will interfere less with absorption. 30 minutes after taking the pill you can have milk. All the best. ...Read more

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What is azithromycin prescribed for?

What is azithromycin prescribed for?

Antibiotic: Zithromax aka Azithromycin is one of the first once daily dosing antibiotics available in the us. It is used to treat many different bacterial infections. If you have an infection you should see your doctor to find out if this is the correct antibiotic for you. Different antibiotics cover different types of infections. ...Read more

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