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Doctor insights on: Azithromycin Ocd

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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

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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I'm on xarelto and taking azithromycin. Is that alright?

I'm on xarelto and taking azithromycin.  Is that alright?

It's fine: The studies show more problem with medicines used for fungal infections and some antivirals rather than the macrocodes such as azithromycin. As in any case, any activity that increases bleeding or trauma should be avoided. ...Read more

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Can azithromycin produce headaches?

Can azithromycin produce headaches?

Probably, but...: Without looking, i'm sure headache is listed as a side effect (because it is for most meds). But, chances are pretty good that the infection you have that the med is meant to treat can also cause headaches (e.g., ear infections, sinus infections, etc.). So my advice is, if its not too severe, and since the course of this med is usually pretty short, i would finish it. Tylenol (acetaminophen) in the meantime. ...Read more

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Azithromycin can use in case of fever?

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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Is azithromycin ok to take ranitidine?

Yes: Azitthromycin is and antibiotic and ranitidine is an antihistamine used to suppress gastric acid and they are safe to take together. ...Read more

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How effective is azithromycin for uti?

Ineffective: Azithromycin the antibiotic in zpack does not treat the most common bacteria that cause utis in young to middle age adults. ...Read more

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Can you eat eggs while on azithromycin?

I believe so: No absolute contraindication between taking the antibiotic and egg eating. ...Read more

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Azithromycin rash how long to clear up?

Azithromycin rash how long to clear up?

Azithromycin rash: Because of its long half life it can take 7-10 days to clear up. ...Read more

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