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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 it ok to put azithromycin in a hot drink?

Is it ok to put azithromycin in a hot drink?

No!: First, Azithromycin (zithromax) is not mean to be mixed with anything except the liquid provided by the pharmacy (when it comes to you as a suspension). Mixing it with any other liquids than water could inactivate the drug, and then you're not getting the antibiotic effect you just pain a bunch of money for! and you won't get better! secondly, Azithromycin is not heat stable above 86 degrees. ...Read more

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I took 4 azithromycin yesterday.Can i drink now?

I took 4 azithromycin yesterday.Can i drink now?

Sure: You will not have any problems but given that you just took those pulls suggest do so in moderation. ...Read more

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I took 4pills of azithromycin when can I b drink after i took it?

I took 4pills of azithromycin when can I b drink after i took it?

Azithromycin + EtOH: There is no direct interaction between Azithromycin and alcohol. However, since there can be some GI upset after taking azithromycin, alcohol could aggravate that , you might want to wait for a few hours before having a drink. However, moderation is highly recommended whenever consuming alcohol. ...Read more

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Im on azithromycin 250 mg is it okay if I drink tonight . I took the day three pill an hour or so ago and am not going out for another 8 hours. ?

Im on azithromycin 250 mg is it okay if I drink tonight . I took the day three pill an hour or so ago and am not going out for another 8 hours. ?

Probably OK: Alcohol generally does not interfere with any antibiotic. Azithromycin can irritate the GI tract, with abdominal pain, nausea, etc, and so can alcohol -- so the two together could be uncomfortable. Probably best to not take them together, at least a couple hours apart. Otherwise no worries if it doesn't bother your stomach. ...Read more

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If I took a 500 mg azithromycin two pills yesterday at noon, and haven't taken anymore pills since that dose I would I be able to drink tonight?

Azithromycin+Alcohol: There are no known interactions between azithromycin and alcohol so unless you are on other medications that interact with alcohol, it should be fine for you to have a drink tonight. However, always drink responsibly. ...Read more

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What happens if i drink alcohol while taking azithromycin?

You get drunk: You can drink alcohol when on zithromax but do it in moderation. If you have a significant infection i would advise abstaining until it has resolved. ...Read more

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