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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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How long does it take for antibiotics to kick in for sinus infection?

Dr. Dinh Bui Dr. Bui
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How long does it take for antibiotics to kick in for sinus infection?

24 hours: The drug of choice for sinus infection is Levaquin (levofloxacin) and it should kick in after 24 hours. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the antibiotics to work for chlamydia 2-3 days?

How long does it take for the antibiotics to work for chlamydia 2-3 days?

You Need to wait : At least 7 days after start of treatment (or wait until completion of treatment if that period is longer) before you can have sexual activity. ...Read more

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How long do antibiotics take to work for cervicitis?

May not work: There are many causes of cervicitis and antibiotics are not the appropriate treatment for all types of cervicitis. See this site for more information and you may need to consult a gynecologist. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cervicitis/ds00518. ...Read more

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How long does it take for antibiotics to kick in for a sinus infection?

How long does it take for antibiotics to kick in for a sinus infection?

Depends.: Most "sinus infections" are actually caused by viral symptoms so wouldn't be helped by abx to begin with. If you're not feeling better after 2-3 days on abx, talk with your doctor and ask if this could be a viral illness. Also, most recent recommendations say that the zpack shouldn't be used first line for true sinus infections anymore. ...Read more

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How long does it take for prednisone take to start working for a sinus infection?

How long does it take for prednisone take to start working for a sinus infection?

Very quickly: Prednisone works very quickly, often giving significant relief of pain and pressure within a few hours. Just make sure to take your antibiotic course as prescribed along with the prednisone. ...Read more

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How long will it take for antibiotics to start working for tooth infection?

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How long will it take for antibiotics to start working for tooth infection?

24 to 72 hours: Antibiotics can start providing relief anywhere from 24 to 72 hours. If you don't have any relief by 72 hours you should call your dentist as you might need a different antibiotic or an emergency dental treatment. For temporary relief you can take OTC NSAIDs or Tylenol (acetaminophen). The only way to cure a dental infection is with dental treatment. ...Read more

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How long will it take for antibiotic to work on gonorrhea?

How long will it take for antibiotic to work on gonorrhea?

Depends on how long: Duration of cure depends on how long the person has had the infection.If the infection has not spread to the cervix or the urethra it will clear in two days of starting the treatment..But if the infection has spread it may take several days or weeks for gonorrhea to cure. Most of the times without complications it will bw cured in 2 days after starting the treatment. ...Read more

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How long does it take for penecillin to start working for a toothache?

How long does it take for penecillin to start working for a toothache?

Infection ?: If you have an infection, then the penicillin will start working within the first 24 hours. If you do not have an infection, the penicillin will do nothing for you, since it is an antibiotic and not a pain med. See a dentist to be treated. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the chlamaydia antibiotics to work?

Quickly: It takes just a few hours to kill the bacteria but the symptoms may lag behind. ...Read more

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How long does it take for antibiotics to work for a skin abscess?

How long does it take for antibiotics to work for a skin abscess?

See below: The primary treatment of an abscess is drainage. Antibiotics can effect improvement in the surrounding soft tissue infection in 2-4 days but drainage is primary. ...Read more

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For how long will it take for azithromycin to cure otitis media?

For how long will it take for azithromycin to cure otitis media?

Otitis: Azithromycin can be used for ear infections. But some are infected with bacteria that are resistant and need other antibiotics. But if it is sensitive it can resolve sometimes in a week to ten days. ...Read more

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How long do antibiotics take to work for a bite?

How long do antibiotics take to work for a bite?

1-2 days: However in addition to the antibiotics, a steroid creme placed topically will reduce the inflamation, and its symptoms of burning, pain, swelling and itching! ...Read more

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How long will it take cephalexin 500mg to work for treating an infection?

How long will it take cephalexin 500mg to work for treating an infection?

Cepahlaxin: If the infection is a susceptible strain, it will take a few days to a week or so depnding where and how bad the infection is. ...Read more

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How long does it take for gonorrhea treatment to work?

Length of Rx: It depends on the length of the antibiotic rx that is given and whether it is completed properly. Most rx's take one to two weeks of rx. ...Read more

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How long does it take for azythromycin to clear up strep throat?

How long does it take for azythromycin to clear up strep throat?

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