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How long do Side effects of azithromycin like nausea, diarhea and bad stomach upset last? 6 days since last dose and I still have side effects.
Bowel health: The medication should be out of the system by now, but the effect on healthy gut bacteria will persist for months. Taking a probiotic, which is available in many forms without a prescription, may help reduce symptoms. If not, or if symptoms are severe, then a stool test to rule out 'C diff' infection is important because it often follows antibiotic treatment, and can be fatal. ...Read more
Azithromycin (zithromax, azithrocin, zmax, azin) is an azalide, a subclass of macrolide antibiotics. Azithromycin is one of the world's best-selling antibiotics.[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
How long will side effects of dizziness/nausea from azithromycin last? Are there any ways to relieve these effects in the mean time?
See below: Zithromax has a long half life and can still be measured in your blood a week or more after you take it. It takes 68 hours for the blood level to fall to 1/2 the initial level. It may take several days till effect wears off. Ginger tea may help nausea. It would be a good idea to consult with the doctor who prescribed Zithromax. If your symptoms get worse you should go to the ER. ...Read more
Azithromycin has induced severe nausea and vomiting. Vomit was initially greenish with consistency of snot. Now it is just green liquid. What do I do?
Azithromycin: Azithromycin can be taken with or without food, so try taking it with food. If that doesn't help, you should notify the provider who prescribed you the Azithromycin and tell them what you are experiencing. Sometimes antibiotics cause nausea. It is not necessarily a reason to stop the medication. ...Read more
I wanted to know if I took azithromycin can I still my diclegis at night for my vomiting and nausea?
Hi. I finished my last dose of the z pak (azithromycin) a few days ago and am now getting a fashion my face/neck+chest nausea and rapid heartbeat.
Abdominal symptoms: Should resolve shortly after stopping the med. If you have persistent diarrhea afterwards you should see your doc. ...Read more
Daughter was diagnosed with UTI given 5 days of Zithromax 500 MG. 102 fever 4 days, back pain, nausea. Concerned kidney infection. Will Zithromax work?
Not if worsening: Call pcp or proceed to the ER. Need appropriate treatment immediately. Agree kidney infection or complicated/infected kidney stone are possible; but also pelvic inflammatory disease and some other possibilities. ...Read more
I have a "lump in my throat" feeling & nausea and upset stomach. I just finished 5 days of 500mg of zithromax. What causes this and how will it pass?
I just finished 5 days of 500mg of zithromax last night. Last night, I began to get an upset stomach, nausea, lump in throat feeling and belching.?
Stomach upset: These symptoms could be related to the recent course of antibiotics. If they don't improve withing the next few days you should call your physician. ...Read more
If azithromycin 1000mg was taken yesterday afternoon is it normal to still feel sick/nauseous from it? How long does it take to go away?
Azithromycin: Nausea to the point of vomiting is a known side effect of Azithromycin taken by mouth. The vomiting comes within minutes after the medication was taken, and relief comes pretty instantly, because it is out of the body - unfortunately the healing effect is gone, too. If you keep the a. Down, the nausea may linger, but the healing effect is there, too. By tomorrow you should be fine. ...Read more
Had chlamydia, then severe cough with sputum, after treatment with doxycycline 100mg b.i.d and azithromycin still feel sick, could be related?
Another sputum sample to determine whether there is a secondary infection is indicated, and possibly a chest x ray to rule out pneumonia.
Your history of smoking also makes it likely that you have underlying lung problems which can cause a chronic cough and respiratory symptoms. If you see your physician, a set of pulmonary function tests can be ordered. ...Read more
I had fever 2 weeks back I was prescribed ofloxacin for first 5 days when fever didn't come down I was given azithromyzin. But now I have burps, nausea?
How long does side effects like nausea, indigestion stay inour body after taking 500mg of azithromyzin continuously for 5 days. I have iteven after week?
Nausea from ZPAck: You should heal within another a week as the stomach and GI tract very quickly recover! . you could try a pro-biotic for a week or so ...Read more
I took 2 500mg pills of azithromycin for chlamydia around five, superrr bad nausea. If I throw up will the medicine still work?
Probably: If there is about 2 hours between taking the pills and vomiting you most likely took in most of the medicine and will be successfully treated. Your partner (s) also need to be treated obviously. Avoid reinfection from your partner (s) and get checked in a few weeks to make sure the chlamydia was treated. Chlamydia can damage your tubes- make sure it is cleared up. ...Read more
Severe nausea, dizziness, and abdominal pain after taking azithromycin z pack should I not take another dose, allergic to every pencillin?
Z-pack: You are describing common reactions to Z-pack. There are plenty of other alternatives. ...Read more
Had throat infection for past 15 days. I have taken 3 days antibiotics AZITHROMYCIN before food. The second Day I felt nausea and I vomited. Is this safe?
Yes, it's safe: Azithromycin often causes stomach upset, cramps, diarrhea, etc. It's not dangerous, just uncomfortable. You can reduce it by taking azithromycin with meals, but it sounds like you're already doing that. Perhaps try taking it during or after the meal instead of before. If any doubt, contact the doctor who prescribed it. ...Read more
Azithromycin: Azithromycin (zithromax, azithrocin, zmax, azin) is an azalide, a subclass of macrolide antibiotics. Azithromycin is one of the world's best-selling antibiotics.[not in citation given (see discussion.)] it is derived from erythromycin, with a methyl-substituted nitrogen atom incorporated into the lactone ring, thus making the lactone ring 15-membered. ...Read more
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Not usually: You shouldn't suffer any significant adverse effects from this dose unless you're also taking certain other medications at the same time. To be sure, I would recommend taking only a quarter of the usual dose the next day but checking with your physician is the best policy. ...Read more
Combined therapy: Azithromycin & Cefuroxime are given for broad coverage of microorganisms in immuno compromised pt, ICU sick pt, dialysis pt, severe exacerbated copd& nursing home pt. Azithromycin covers atypical bacteria like mycoplasma, legionella well while Cefuroxime for staphs. Mono therapy is good for pneumonia, sinusitis, cellulitis& otitis. Thank you & wish you good health. ...Read more
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