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What are the drug interactions between methadone and azithromycin ?

What are the drug interactions between methadone and azithromycin  ?

Arrthymia: There is a caution in combining the two medications due to the risk of qt prolongation resulting in an arrhythmia. ...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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I am taking accutane (40mg) since 3 months and i have to take for few days zithromax and diflucan, (fluconazole) is there any interaction between these medicine?

I am taking accutane (40mg) since 3 months and i have to take for few days   zithromax and diflucan, (fluconazole) is there any interaction between these medicine?

Small: Accutane does not interact with either of these medications. There is a slight risk of the Zithromax and Diflucan (fluconazole) interacting, but it is low in someone young like yourself, and if those two medications were prescribed by the same doctor, it is not worth questioning. If they were prescribed by two separate doctors, alert them to determine whether they wish to have you take both. ...Read more

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Who should not use Zithromax?

Zithromax: "Zithromax is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to azithromycin, erythromycin, any macrolide or ketolide drug. Zithromax is contraindicated in patients with a history of cholestatic jaundice/hepatic dysfunction associated with prior use of azithromycin." See: http://www.drugs.com/pro/zithromax.html ...Read more

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Does zithromax have high resistance?

Does zithromax have high resistance?

Has to be rephrased: Is a particular bacterium causing specific infection highly resistant to zithromax? ...Read more

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When taking zithromax we should not take liquor?

When taking zithromax we should not take liquor?

Zithromax and Etoh: Per Drugs.com drug interaction checker: "No results found - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist." See: http://www.drugs.com/pro/zithromax.html ...Read more

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What is zithromax used for and how does it work?

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 more

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Zithromax side effects?

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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Does zithromax cause diarrhoea?

Does zithromax cause diarrhoea?

Yes it can: Just about any antibiotic can cause diarrhea. It has been shown that probiotics like vsl#3 help prevent antibiotic associated diarrhea ANS c. Difficile disease. ...Read more

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Zithromax and side effects of it?

Beware: Most common side effect is GI upset.But a new fda warning came out this week about heart problems.All drugs have risks-do not take any rx without risk/benefit thought. ...Read more

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Where can I buy zithromax over the counter?

Where can I buy zithromax over the counter?

Not in USA: It is only available by prescription by a doctor,or Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitoner ...Read more

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Can 750 mg of Zithromax cure cure chlamidia?

Maybe: Recommended dose for chlamydia is 1000mg one time dose - however,It is important that patients be counseled to monitor for symptom resolution and return for evaluation of persistent or recurrent symptoms. For patients with persistent or recurrent symptoms, clinicians should evaluate for possible reinfection, including inquiry about whether sex partners were treated, and for other sexually transmitted infections. ...Read more

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Depreased after drinking when taking zithromax?

Zithromax + Etoh: Per Drugs.com drug interaction checker: "No results found - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist." See: http://www.drugs.com/pro/zithromax.html ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Zithromax?

Zithromax: See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/zithromax-side-effects.html

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Drug Interaction (Definition)

When the combination of two agents cause an effect, intended or unintended, that would not have otherwise ...Read more