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Antibiotic: Azithromycin is used to treat certain bacterial infections, such as bronchitis; pneumonia; sexually transmitted diseases and infections of the ears, lungs, sinuses, skin, throat, and reproductive organs. Azithromycin is in a class of medications called macrolide antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Antibiotics will not kill viruses that can cause colds, flu, or other in. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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Combined therapy: Azithromycin & Cefuroxime are given for broad coverage of microorganisms in immuno compromised pt, ICU sick pt, dialysis pt, severe exacerbated copd& nursing home pt. Azithromycin covers atypical bacteria like mycoplasma, legionella well while Cefuroxime for staphs. Mono therapy is good for pneumonia, sinusitis, cellulitis& otitis. Thank you & wish you good health. ...Read more
None, I hope: Most bronchitis is viral, and Azithromycin won't help. If you have a known atypical pneumonia from bacterial causes it depends on the infectious agent, etc. The typical dose is 500, g for one day then 250mg for four days for a bronchitis in a patient with COPD and worsening cough... Otherwise chicken soup is just the thing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was bitten by a mosquito,.then my skin turns red and tender..My derm.prescr.me zithromax oral Ab..Is this antibiotic effective??
Skin infection: I am assuming the concern in this case is a skin infection at the site of the bite. Typically for a skin infection where you might want to cover for strep or staph species you might see the physician prescribe Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) or Keflex or a med from that family of meds. You might want to ask your Doctor why he chose zithromax, he might have a good reason I am not aware of. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i get palpitation from zithromax z pack? If so are they dangerous ( i get them 4-5 times a day) BP is good and hr good... Doc susp pneu or bronc
Chlamydia treated by zithromax 1.5 g single dose and after a week 500 mg zithromax for 3 days is it wrong it there side effect now turbid , dark urine?
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
Mi have been diagnosed with PID will amoxycillin and zithromax be enough combination to cure pid? Or will i need different antibiotics?
Likely: Though the regimen you were prescribed isn't on the cdc's recommended list for outpatient treatment of pid, it likely will work. Typically outpatient treatment involves an intramuscular injection of Ceftriaxone and Azithromycin (zithromax). The Amoxicillin should provide coverage even if it isn't first line. If you have any question about your treatment, you can consult a clinic or md. ...Read more
Urgent: is zithromax safe during pregnancy for bronchitis?!? 25 weeks pregnant. No complications thus far... And how much is safe for bronchitis?
I was using Zithromax single dose powder will Zithromax 500mg tablets do the same thing how many should I take for chlamdyia?
Yes: Take 4 tablets of 500 mg, for a total of 2,000 mg. ...Read more