Zithromax, a brand-name version of Azithromycin, is available by prescription in tablet form in different strengths. Zithromax is an antibiotic medication used for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections. This includes middle ear infections, strep throat, pneumonia, traveler's diarrhea, and certain other intestinal infections. You can save on brand name and generic Zithromax by shopping online at our Online Pharmacy.
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What is Zithromax (zee-THRO-max) used for?
Zithromax is indicated for the treatment of a wide variety of bacterial infections that works by stopping the growth of bacteria. It is a macrolide-type antibiotic. This medication does not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness, thereby promoting antibiotic resistance. Always follow the advice of a health care medical professional before consuming antibiotics.
How should Zithromax medicine be used?
Depending on the medical condition, the recommended dose of ZITHROMAX in injection form for the treatment of adult patients due to the indicated organisms is 500 mg as a single daily dose via the intravenous route for at least two days. Intravenous therapy must be followed with azithromycin by the oral route at a single, daily dose of 500 mg, administered in two 250 mg tablets to complete a 7- to 10- day course of therapy.
What if I miss the dose of Zithromax?
If you miss a dose, take the dose as soon as you remember, but do not take two doses close together. If you overdose on Zithromax, and experience symptoms like breathing issues, unconsciousness, etc. immediately seek medical help at 911 (National poison control center).
What are the side effects of Zithromax ?
Please get immediate medical help if you notice any of the below side effects, which include some of the milder side effects like;
- Abdominal pain
Refrain from changing or stopping the recommended dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval. Medications that may interact with this drug include azithromycin which can cause (QT prolongation), thereby affecting the normal heart rhythm. Also including amiodarone, chloroquine, disopyramide, dofetilide, dronedarone, hydroxychloroquine, ibutilide, pimozide, procainamide, quinidine, sotalol, among others.
Prior to consumption of azithromycin, inform the treating doctor of any allergic reactions, you may have. Especially liver kidney disease, a muscle disease (myasthenia gravis) or liver disease. Avoid breastfeeding while using azithromycin, because it is known to pass into breast milk and may cause undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding. Consult with your doctor about the risks and benefits before you start antibiotics during pregnancy, this medication should be used only when prescribed under medical supervision.
Is Generic available for Zithromax?
Yes. the equivalent version of Zithromax available in the United States.
Can I buy Zithromax without prescription?
No, a valid prescription is required for this medication.
Safety and storage?
- Store the eye drops at 15-25 °C.
- Store the medicine in a cool, dark, dry place away from heat, light, and moisture.
- Do not store this medicine in the bathroom.
- Do not freeze the drops.
- Do not refrigerate this medicine.
- Keep the bottle or vial tightly closed when not in use.
- Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.