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I have bronchitis & was given Zithromax, is this safe to take while breastfeeding?

I have bronchitis & was given Zithromax, is this safe to take while breastfeeding?

Yes: General rule: If it is safely given to baby at any age you can take it during breastfeeding.This is true for zithromax. Rule 2, meds/lotions you put on your skin are not absorbed enough to bother baby. ...Read more

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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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I am 11 weeks pregnant. Is it safe to take zithromax z pack 5oomg? I am really concerned. Will it cause any damage to the unborn child?

I am 11 weeks pregnant. Is it safe to take zithromax z pack 5oomg? I am really concerned. Will it cause any damage to the unborn child?

Azithromycin is a...: Category b drug which means there are no controlled studies studying its use during pregnancy. It does, however, appear to be safe but should be used only when the benefit outweighs the risk. ...Read more

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Was rx'd z pack 250 for sinus w/ear infection. After 5 days no improvement. Was then rx'd augmentum 875. Safe to take with z pack still in my system?

Sinustis.: Zithromax is not a good medicine for sinus infection. Bugs causing this type of infections are resistant to this medicine. This medicine may cause arrhythmias and other heart problems.Recent guideline stresses upon not to use it for infections which can be treated with other antibiotics. Augmenting is an excellent choice. You can take it safely. ...Read more

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Can i take zithromax. While breastfeeding?

Can i take zithromax. While breastfeeding?

I believe so: Zithromax passes through breast milk in humans. This medication is generally considered acceptable for use during breastfeeding in most situations. Nonetheless, you should still check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is azithromycin 250mg pak safe while breastfeeding?

Azithromycin: Azithromycin is excreted in low amounts into breast milk. Decreased appetite, diarrhea, rash and somnolence have be reported in nursing infants exposed to this class of antibiotics. It's generally recommended to use with caution. Double check with your physician if you have concerns. ...Read more

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Advil/Z-pack okay to take together?

Advil/Z-pack okay to take together?

Medication ?: yes no problem. Let someone know if that doesn't help. ...Read more

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Can you take a Z-pack with Alka Seltzer?

Yes: No drug interactions were noted on Drugs.Com drug interaction checker – but that is not a guarantee that an interaction could not occur. (http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=2065-4965,300-144) ...Read more

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Allergic to keflex. Can i take a z-pack safely?

Allergic to keflex. Can i take a z-pack safely?

YES: They are of different chemical families, so the z pack shouldn't cross react. It may, however, upset your stomach, so be prepared. Very recent evidence has shown a relationship between zithromax and some cardiac conditions, but we know all drugs have some side affects in some patients. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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Z Pak (Definition)

Z-Pak is a macrolide which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more