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Doctor insights on: Long Term Effects Of Zithromax

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How long does the side effects of zithromax last?

How long does the side effects of zithromax last?

Azithromycin : has a half life of almost 4 days, so once u take one dose, it will be in your system for at least that long. With adverse reactions to drugs (allergies), these can occur at any time during therapy-- Once your body realizes "hey I don't like this stuff". The good news is azithromycin rarely causes serious side effects, so hopefully u are doing OK... ...Read more

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 can the side effects from zithromax (z-pack) last ?

How long can the side effects from zithromax (z-pack) last ?

Zithromax Side Effec: Depends on what side effects you have question for, most of GI side effects like loose stools, stomach pain, nausea&vomiting can sometime persist more than week in some cases.Acute allergic reaction with difficulty breathin, tightness in chest& pain, irregular heart beat, rash, muscle weakness, wheezing, vision problemsetc, in some cases may persist>6 days.There are many more side effects, can you be specifi. ...Read more

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How long for side effects or allergic reaction of sever hives from zithromax till it clears up? They keep reappearing its been 5 days. My daughter 5y

How long for side effects or allergic reaction of sever hives from zithromax till it clears up? They keep reappearing  its been 5 days. My daughter 5y

15 days: The time for 1/2 of azithromycin(zithromax) to be eliminated from the body is approximately 3 days. Drugs generally stay in the body for 5 half lives after the last dose. Azithromycin will stay in her body for about 15 days after the last dose. An allergic reaction can continue until all of the drug is eliminated and for several days thereafter. See md for antihistamine or corticosteroid rx. ...Read more

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I was prescribed 250mg zithromax but my pharmacy has not received it. How long dose it usaly take? Thanks

I was prescribed 250mg zithromax but my pharmacy has not received it. How long dose it usaly take? Thanks

Depends: The usual dose is 2 tabs the first day then one daily for 4 more days. However the dose and duration may be modified depending on what one is trying to treat. ...Read more

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How long after taking zithromax can you develop uti?

How long after taking zithromax can you develop uti?

Question unclear: If you have received a course of Azithromycin you can develop urinary tract infection during or immediately afterwards if the bacteria was resistant. If not, the Azithromycin will last several days in your system and you could then become reinfected or relapse very shortly after completing the course. ...Read more

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How long after taking zithromax to do a urine culture?

How long after taking zithromax to do a urine culture?

10 days: Although Zithromax is not the ideal medication for urinary tract infections, it generally is antibacterial for approximately 10 days. A repeat urine culture can be obtained after 10 days. ...Read more

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If i was given 4 tablets of zithromax or an STD treatment, how long enforce i'm cured?

If i was given 4 tablets of zithromax or an STD treatment, how long enforce i'm cured?

Wait two weeks!: I would recommend abstaining from intercourse for two weeks after receiving treatment with Azithromycin for an std. You want to make sure that your partner is treated as well. Give the medicine time to work. Although it probably does not take this long to clear the infection, waiting will ensure that your partner is treated as well as yourself! ...Read more

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How long after taking zithromax should it take for my chlamydia to go away?

How long after taking zithromax should it take for my chlamydia to go away?

Days.: Your doctor should in fact repeat the testing for chlamydia trachomatis within 1-2 weeks after treatment to assure eradication of the infection. Treat your partner! ...Read more

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Im taking 1 tablet for four days of zithromax for chlamydia. How long do it take for the chlamydia to be gone?

You need to hold off: a full seven days. That means it is imperative that you have no sexual contact during this period of treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with cervicitis on Saturday. Given IM Ceftriaxone and 1 gram oral Zithromax in ER. Symptoms worsening. How long does it take to improve?

Diagnosed with cervicitis on Saturday.  Given IM Ceftriaxone and 1 gram oral Zithromax in ER.  Symptoms worsening.  How long does it take to improve?

A few days: Cervicitis is often an STD, especially gonorrhea or chlamydia, and you were correctly treated for both. The main symptoms of cervicitis (vaginal discharge, urinary discomfort, maybe spotting) can take a few days to clear up and might worsen briefly. However, if you have pelvic pain or fever, and getting worse, they suggest PID (tube infection). If so, get rechecked today; may need more antibiotic. ...Read more

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Left NSU too long(month) before treating with antibiotics.Just finished 6 day course of Zithromax,how long for inflammation to go after germ has gone?

NSU: This is highly variable and there are some cases in which azithromycin may not be effective. This syndrome can be caused by several different organisms and the duration of symptoms will vary from patient to patient. Hope yours is short. ...Read more