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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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What is the correct dosing of zithromax for my 12 year old son who weighs 113 pounds?

Depends: If pills: two 250-mg tablets the first day, then one 250-mg tablet on days 2 - 5 (until med is gone) if liquid: 12.5 ml (use measured dropper) once a day for 5 days. ...Read more

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My son has a sore throat and a fever, will zithromax 250mg be ok for a 9-year old boy weighing 50 pounds?

My son has a sore throat and a fever, will zithromax 250mg be ok for a 9-year old boy weighing 50 pounds?

Maybe: But if it is a viral infection, as it most likely is, it will do no good and, remotely, some harm. Go to you md. Get a culture and a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is it a problem for a 12 year old to weigh 72 lbs?

Is it a problem for a 12 year old to weigh 72 lbs?

Please Clarify: That is not how health or statistics are commented upon. You failed to include height as part of the question. And i can assume this is about a male? ...Read more

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My 12 year old sister is 5'1 so how much should she weigh to be normal weight?

My 12 year old sister is 5'1 so how much should she weigh to be normal weight?

Average at 110: The average weight of a 5'1" female would be about 110. The range would include about 100-120. You can download a growth chart from the cdc site and follow her growth over time. See:www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts. ...Read more

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What should a 12 year old that is 5'2 girl weigh?

What should a 12 year old that is 5'2 girl weigh?

75th %ile: 5'2" is just above the 75th %ile for height. That corresponds to about 106 lbs of weight at the same 75th %ile. Growth patterns may vary. Also, some people have larger or smaller frames. This answer is merely an average. ...Read more

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How much should a 5 ft 6 12 year old weigh? And how many calories should I eat a day?

How much should a 5 ft 6 12 year old weigh? And how many calories should I eat a day?

Body Mass Index: For adult healthy weight using BMI calculator a 5 ft 6 adult should weight between 112 lb and 154 lb . That is equivalent to BMI of 18.5 to 25 (healthy BMI). Daily calories calculation is more complex. It depends on many factor: age, sex, activities level. Many website can provide you with the answer. ...Read more

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How much should a 12 year old girl weigh?What's the greatest and the least she should weigh?

How much should a 12 year old girl weigh?What's the greatest and the least she should weigh?

Need more info: Actually it depends upon her level of physical maturity and height.Thus we can not answer without that information. ...Read more

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How much does the average 12 year old male weigh?

How much does the average 12 year old male weigh?

Depends on stature: Per year 2000 cdc growth charts, the 50% for an average 12 year old male is 90 lbs (97% is 140 and 3rd% is 65 lbs). But there are many other factors to be considered like parental size, nutrition, ethnicity, etc. ...Read more