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A discharge may: Occur if you develop an over-growth of yeast while on antibiotics. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning with urination ; vaginal intercourse ; a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more
I am currently pregnant and have been recently diagnosed with chlamydia... they have only given me two pills of azrithromycin. Is that enough?
Perfect treatment: The two pills were azithromycin 500 mg each, 1 gram total. That's exactly how chlamydia should be treated. It's a very long acting antibiotic and will be in your system for 10 days. There is a slightly higher chance of treatment failure during pregnancy, so be sure you are retested in a few weeks. Also, any and all sex partner (s) in the past 2-3 months must be treated, even fi they test negative. ...Read more
I am a man. I was taking antibiotics while trying to get my girlfriend pregnant. Now she is pregnant. Is that safe? I was taking Azrithromycin.
I took the one dose treatment of azrithromycin for chlamydia. The smells gone away, but I still have itching and discharge after 3 days. Is it normal?
Don't use OTC:
Over the counter cough and cold meds like Coricidin use a shotgun approach combining several medications that don't even work. Usual ingredients: acetaminophen (does work for pain and fever), Dextromethorphan for cough (ineffective), Anti-Histamines (ineffective) and Pseudo ephedrine decongestant (Nasal sprays work much better)
Most sinusitis and bronchitis are Viral. WON'T be helped by antibiotics. ...Read more
Yes, dangerously: The combination of Erythromycin and Methadone can increase Methadone levels, risk of fatal overdose, risk of heart rhythm problems and possible death from acute heart problems. The combination may cause qt prolongation, something that can lead to a potentially fatal heart rhythm problems. ...Read more
There is a small: Chance of harmful interaction between a macrolide (Zithromax) and a statin (Simvastatin). There have been a few reports of an increase in muscle tissue breakdown when used together. A rare, but serious condition -rhabdomyolisis has been reported, but usually these medications are taken together without problems, Your Doctor can decide for you if these medications are appropriate together. ...Read more
Infection B Gone!: Azithromycin is an antibiotic that treats an infection. Please wait until your infection is gone before you start drinking [booze can slow down your body's ability to fight off infection]. Even though alcohol and Azithromycin do not interact, it would be great to help, not hinder, your body's healing. ...Read more
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How long does it take for chylamdia symptoms to clear up got treated with azitromycin 4days 1 time dose?
Clamidia: If that is all that tested positive the sxs should resolve in r to seven days if it was treated promptly. It can also cause urethral strictures. ...Read more
Why is azitromycin sometimes ineffective for treating rectal chlaymdia? What's the biggest difference between that and deoxycline?
Rectal chlamydia: In animals, azithromycin works less well against chlamydia in the gastrointestinal tract than in the genital tract. It is likely the same in humans, explaining the higher rate of treatment failure for rectal than genital infection. The biological reason is unknown. This appears to not be a problem with doxycycline, which works equally well for rectal and genital chlamydia. ...Read more
I was prescribed azithtomycin a week a ago and just started taking it a week later because the pharmacy messed something up. Is that ok?
Azithromycin: That depends upon why you are taking it. Discuss this with the doctor who ordered it. ...Read more
My dr directed walgreens to give me azitromycin 3 x a day for 7 days. She meant one a day for 21 days for a cold. I took 3x a day. Will this harm me?
Should be OK: We occasionally give 1gm or even 2gm single doses, and since you likely had 250mg tabs, it is not a terribly high dose. It will take 1-2 weeks to get out of your system, but should not cause long term harm if no significant liver / kidney disease. ...Read more
Can u take azitromycin for clymidia (1 dose, 4 tabs 250 mg each and I retested after 7 days and was neg, is it valid this result after 1 wk of abx?
Yes: Yes. That is adequate treatment. Make sure your partner was also treated. It is possible for this STD to be "bounced" back in forth if only one partner is treated. Also, you may want to be tested for other STDs. Make sure to wear condoms if you are uncertain of your partner's status. ...Read more
If I crushed my acithromycin that I got to treat chlaymdia and put it in gelatin capsules. If I discarded the shell pieces will it sill be effective?
Take it all...: ...including the "shell" pieces. Otherwise you may not et the full dose. This is not a smart solution. See my replies to your earlier questions. Best is to ask your pharmacy about other ways to take the drug, if you can't take some kinds of pills. Or speak with your doctor about doxycycline. It has to be taken twice daily for a week, but doxy pills are small and very easy to follow. ...Read more
Usually yes, but...: You're asking a question whose answer is changing by the month. Azithro was always considered equally effective as doxycycline both for genital and rectal chlamydia, but new research shows it's not as reliable as doxy. Some STD clinics recently started using doxycycline in preference to azithro for rectal chlamydia. But azithro still 90% reliable; if already treated, don't re-treat, just re-test. ...Read more
Meds and Pregnancy: Yes. Of course.Get a more detailed answer ›
A person take a dose of 4*500mg azithromvcin in the same time, can Mycoplasma genitalium be cured?
I got prescribed 4 pills for one dose of azithromyzin and 30 min or 1hour later vomited. Can it still work? But I ate a meal before taking the pills?
Take meds again: You need to retake the antibiotics. I would advise splitting the dose into two. ...Read more