Active substances: Azithromycin
What to do if you miss a dose: Take your dose as soon as you remember. But if you remember just a few hours before your next scheduled dose, take only one dose.
Never try to catch up by taking two doses at once. This could result in dangerous side effects.
How to tell if the drug is working: Your infection should go away. In case of overdose If you take too much azithromycin, you could have dangerous levels of the drug in your body.View All Indications and Usage for drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of Zithromax and other antibacterial drugs, Zithromax should be used only to treat infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by listed below. Usage To reduce the development of Zithromax Zithromax is a macrolide antibacterial drug indicated for the treatment of patients with mild to moderate infections caused by susceptible strains of the designated microorganisms in the specific conditions susceptible bacteria.
Important considerations for taking azithromycin General You can take this drug with or without food. Refills A prescription for this medication is refillable.
You should not need a new prescription for this medication to be refilled. Travel When traveling with your medication, follow these tips: Always carry your medication with you, such as in your carry-on bag.
Always carry the original prescription-labeled box with you. Be sure to avoid doing this when the weather is very hot or very cold. Azithromycin drug class A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way.
These drugs are often used to treat similar conditions. Azithromycin belongs to a drug class called macrolide antibiotics.
Antibiotics are drugs used to treat infections caused by bacteria. Each antibiotic only works against infections caused by certain types of bacteria, so there are many classes and types of antibiotics.
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Exacerbation of Myasthenia Gravis Exacerbations of symptoms of myasthenia gravis and new onset of myasthenic syndrome have been reported in patients receiving azithromycin therapy.
Use in Sexually Transmitted Infections Zithromax, single dose 1 g packet at the recommended dose, should not be relied upon to treat gonorrhea or syphilis.
All patients with sexually transmitted urethritis or cervicitis should have a serologic test for syphilis and appropriate cultures for gonorrhea performed at the time of diagnosis.
Appropriate antibacterial therapy and follow-up tests for these diseases should be initiated if infection is confirmed.
Development of Drug-Resistant Bacteria Prescribing Zithromax in the absence of a proven or strongly suspected bacterial infection or a prophylactic indication is unlikely to provide benefit to the patient and increases the risk of the development of drug-resistant bacteria.
In clinical trials, most of the reported adverse reactions were mild to moderate in severity and were reversible upon discontinuation of the drug.
Strengths: 250 mg, 500 mg, 600 mg Brand: Zithromax Strengths: 250 mg, 500 mg For bronchitis Adult dosage ages 18 years and older Typical dosage is 500 mg once per day for 3 days.
For sinusitis Adult dosage ages 18 years and older Typical dosage is to take 500 mg once per day for 3 days.