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Zithromax Azithromycin Prednisone For Reaction
Had bronchitis since b4 thanksgiving still have it after 2 rounds of Zithromax and prednisone starting to believe it's something else is this normal ?
I agree: It is possible that you have had multiple consecutive viral infections in which case zithromax will have no effect whatsoever on the infection. If it is viral bronchitis however, prednisone usually provides some relief. Perhaps you have the cough due to allergies, undiagnosed asthma or acid reflux. I would see your PCP for work up. ...Read more
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
Woke up feel breathing through straw-going on day 6-cough/chest getting worse.Prednisone, zithromax, cheritussin, sudafed, deconex dmx-no help.Clean xray?
Pulmonary doctor: You need to be more thoroughly evaluated. Tossing multiple medications on this in an attempt to see if something works is only one way to approach this. A pulmonary specialist will probably get to the root of this. ...Read more
I am on Xanax for anxiety and prednisone for swollen glands and tonsillitis, will Xanax cause prednisone to not work? Also on Zithromax interactions?
Looks ok: Without knowing doses, there should be no significant drug interactions. Be sure to check with prescribing doctor. Hope you feel better. ...Read more
Was prescribed azithromycin and prednisone for swollen tonsils, not strep or mono, almost 3 days and haven't seen much improvement ?
Could be virus: Not every tonsil infection is bacterial. Furthermore, zithromax is not a good antibiotic for tonsillitis because it has NO effect against NTHI, a common cause of bacterial tonsillitis. Finally, you may have a viral infection. Rule out infectious mononucleosis, caused by EB virus. ...Read more
YES: This is a commonly used combination in multiple infections. ...Read more
I have pneumonia and put on hydrocodone. Azithromycin. And prednisone. Wil these help. I am very sik and in lots of pain?
It is okay to stop Prednisone after three days. It was prescribed for allergy to azithromycin which I took for 5 days. It makes me have high anxiety. ?
You can stop: Yes you can stop. It's mainly given for symptom control. If the side effects are worse than your allergy symptoms I would stop. ...Read more
I woke up this morning with heavy vaginal bleeding, I am taking azithromycin and prednisone. Is this due to the combination of the both?
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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