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Can Zpack Treat Strep Throat
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
I'm being treated for strep throat and have had 3 doses of zithromax. It's still pretty painful to swallow. Should i be feeling better by now?
Will strep throat go away completely if treated with azithromycin? Is there a chance that medicine will not get rid of infection?
Can strep throat be treated completely by taking co azithromycin 250 for five days? This antibiotic is harmful to my baby? I am 35 weeks.
Yes: The symptoms will improve whether or not you take any medication. The considerable complications that can occur after strep can occur if you do not complete your medication. At one dose a day i would think it is not to difficult to complete the rx.Trying to "save some" for next time can put you at risk. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
How much resistance of strep throat to zithromax is there in california now? I heard it varies a lot all over the world.
Strep: There has never been a group a streptococcus grown from a person that has been resistant to penicillin.Azithromycin is one of the most widely studied antibiotics for the treatment of group a beta-hemolytic streptococcus infections. Azithromycin has the advantage of simple and short dosing regimen. I am not aware of resistance of strep to zithro. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Hello! I have strep throat and started taking zithromax today. Is it okay for me to take nyquil and Coricidin while on this med?
Pharmacist: Consult your pharmacist as he/she has up to date information on medication interactions. Has your strep throat been confirmed with a positive throat culture? If not it could be a viral sore throat and upper respiratory tract infection which shouldn't require antibiotics. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I was just prescribed Z Pak for reoccurring Strep Throat. Is it safe for me to take an Aleve D while taking the Z Pak?
YES.: Assuming you aren't allergic to Aleve (Naproxen) or similar NSAID medications like Motrin (Iburofen) or aspirin, you can take it with ZPack. You may not need the D part of the Aleve D. It is a nasal decongestant that you might not need and has side effects like jitteriness and sleep disturbance. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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