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After taking azrithromycin for chlamydia, do women still discharge?

After taking azrithromycin for chlamydia, do women still discharge?

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

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I am currently pregnant and have been recently diagnosed with chlamydia... they have only given me two pills of azrithromycin. Is that enough?

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

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How do I take azithromycine for ureaplazma?

How do I take azithromycine for ureaplazma?

Ureaplasma therapy: This is a complex issue because of the development of resistance of some strains which has now been reported. The standard would be one 250mg dose of Azithromycin each day for 6 days, or two 250mg pills the first day and then one daily for 5 days. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's the side infects of azithromyicin 250 mg?

What's the side infects of azithromyicin 250 mg?

NAUSEA, VOMITING,: Rash, wheezing if allergic, diarrhea. Just about the same as any other antibiotic. ...Read more

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I have been taking Coriciden for the past two days it is safe to add azirhromycin?

I have been taking Coriciden for the past two days it is safe to add azirhromycin?

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

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Does arithromycin affect methadone?

Does arithromycin affect methadone?

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

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Can I take simvastatin with azithronycin?

Can I take simvastatin with azithronycin?

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

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How long does it take for azythromycin to start working?

How long does it take for azythromycin to start working?

Strep throat: Symptomatology improves within a day or so. The major reason to treat strep throats has always been to prevent rheumatic fever which is unusual now probably more later to the low amount of circulation of specific rheumatogenic serotypes than early treatment. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to drink after taking azithromyocin?

How long should I wait to drink after taking azithromyocin?

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 wld it take chlymidia to be cured after given 4 500mg azithromycim?

How long wld it take chlymidia to be cured after given 4 500mg azithromycim?

Chlamydia: Symptoms usually start to lessen over a few days time. You should abstain from sex or use a condom for one week after treatment ends. ...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?

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

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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

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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?

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

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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

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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?

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

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Is azythromycin like penicillin?

Is azythromycin like penicillin?

No: It is a completely different class of antibiotics. Azithromycin is a macrolide. So if you're allergic to penicillins only, you can take azithromycin. ...Read more

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Does azythromycin have sulfa in it?

Does azythromycin have sulfa in it?

No: There is no sulfa in azythromycin;there are carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, but no sulfa group in it (if the prefix 'thio' is found in any drugs name, then sulfa/sulphur is probably present in it). ...Read more

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Drinking beet while on azythromycin?

Azithromycin: There is no known interaction between Azithromycin and alcohol use. It is recommended in general not to drink too much alcohol when a person is sick. ...Read more

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Arithromycin and neomycin same family?

Arithromycin and neomycin same family?

No: These are effective antibiotics for susceptible organisms but act in a totally different manner and have a different spectrum of action. If you need an antibiotic, discuss with your regular doctor which of these, or another is the best for your problem. ...Read more

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Does azythromycin belongs to the cephalosporins?

No: Azithromycin is in the macrolide class. That is different class than the cephalosporin antibiotics like keflex, rocephin, (ceftriaxone) cefepime, etc. ...Read more

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Should a cocaine user be cautious of using azythromycin?

Should a cocaine user be cautious of using azythromycin?

See below: Now your in a pickle. The risk of irregular heartbeat is probably increased. God forbid you should stop using cocaine. I guess its better to let an infection get out of control. Do you think it is time to get some help? ...Read more

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My child is allergic to amoxicillin. Can he take azithyromycin?

My child is allergic to amoxicillin. Can he take azithyromycin?

Azithromycin: azithromycin is a different class of antibiotics from amoxicillin.
As with any medication, a child can have an allergy to it and prior to starting any new medication, always discuss it with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Does eating before taking azitromycin effect it's ability to cure chlaymdia?

Eating before: Taking azithromycin should not interfere with your body's absorption and metabolism of the medicine. So you should not worry about that. ...Read more

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Does azitromycin cure chlaymdia in the rectum? I read that it was ineffective?

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

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A person take a dose of 4*500mg azithromvcin in the same time, can Mycoplasma genitalium be cured?

A person take a dose of 4*500mg azithromvcin in the same time, can Mycoplasma genitalium be cured?

Perhaps: Taking an entire z pak (azithromycin) at once is used to treat some forms of infection. Not easy on the stomach. The only way to tell is reculture a week or so later. ...Read more