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FDA Approved: November 14, 2005
Pharm Company: TEVA
Category: Antibiotics

Azithromycin Overview

Azithromycin is an antibiotic useful for the treatment of bacterial infections. It is an azalide, a subclass of macrolide antibiotic. It is derived from erythromycin, with a methyl-substituted nitrogen atom incorporated into the lactone ring, thus making the lactone ring 15-membered. Azithromycin is somewhat more potent against certain bacterial species than erythromycin, but its widespread popularity arises primarily from its slow elimination from the body, which allows many infections to be...

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azitromicina usage
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Can this product be used if person is diabetic ## Hi Clint, From what I could gather, Azitromicina (Azithromycin) does not list any contraindications against patients who have diabetes. So based off this information alone, I don't see any reason why it can't be used. However depending on the manufacturer, it may still be a good idea to double check the list of "inactive" ingredients for any artificial sweeteners like sucrose that diabetics could be sensitive to. On one last note, because this information is not a substitute for medical advice I'd always encourage you to talk with your doctor first before taking anything you are unsure of, especially if you have a pre-existing condition. I hope this helps!
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azitromicina dosage 500 mg
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I have 6 pills in sealed container. I believe it's for 5 days. What is the recommended dosage? ## I want to know the dosage of AZITROMICINA. I have 6 capsules of 500 mgs. Please reply asap. thank you, kindly. ## Azithromycin is an antibiotic used to treat various types of infections. Before using it, you should see a doctor to confirm that you have an infection. If you use it and you do not, you run the risk of developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. The normal dosage is 2 tablets on the first day, then one tablet on days 2 to 5. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. You can read more on the medication here: Have you consulted a doctor, yet? ## Can you take azitromicina 500 mg if your on warafin? ## THERE ARE THREE 500 MG. TABLETS IN THE PACK...
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azithromycin tooth ache
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Will Azithromicina 500 mg work for impacted tooth as well? ## Hi Johnny, From what I could gather, Azithromycin is commonly prescribed for dental related infections. However if the tooth needs to be extracted (perhaps via root canal) due to decay or nerve damage, my understanding is that an antibiotic will only help for so long until you get the necessary procedure(s) done. And to help address your other question about an impacted tooth, Azithromycin fights infections throughout your body and not just one specific area, so it really should cover all basis where an infection is present and not just a single tooth. Have you already gone to the dentist for an evaluation?
Updated 17 days ago.
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white---250 mg tablet ## WHAT EXACTLY IS AZITROMICINA, IT'S USES, ETC. ## This is a Mexican brand name for the antibiotic Azithromycin. Some of the most common side effects include: drowsiness, nausea, diarrhea and abdominal pain. ## I got Azitromicina 500mg Tablets for a Pneumonia. I'm supposed to take it 5 days but the description doesn't say how often a day? ## WHAT IS THE ADULT DOSAGE FOR A THREE PACK TREATMENT OF CRAZTRONIN AZITROMICINA? ## Should the dosage of Azitromcina Calox be given proportionate to the patients weight? I have been prescribed 500mg once per day for 5 days and weigh 104 lbs. I am being treated for an IUT and was originally given CIPRO for 2 days then injections of Axtar Ceftriaxone 1gram for the next two days to which I had a very bad reaction. Than...
Updated 24 days ago.
Craztronin 500mg.
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Do I take one a day for three days? ## Hello, Roxie! How are you? According to the databases, this is listed as containing Azithromycin, which is an antibiotic that's used to treat or prevent bacterial infections. Typical side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. However, what are you taking it to treat? Why was it prescribed? I can't answer your question, without more details. Were any dosing instructions provided?
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azithromycin side effects skin rash
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My son age 4.when I use azitromicina 200mg. 4Ml My son have skin rash
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azithromycin a1 500mg blue oval pill
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I bought these over internet chemist r these real as it says on leaflet that azithromycin is white
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azithral 250 side effects
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i do have a pblm of spontaneous seminal emission dr suggest me to have one tablet for seven days so plz tell me how much effective it would be in such diesease. ## Hello, Mak! How are you? This medication contains the active ingredient Azithromycin, it is an antibiotic that's used to treat or prevent infections. Typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. It seems that your doctor might think your problem is being caused by some type of infection, so they prescribed an antibiotic to treat it. Did they give you a diagnosis?
Updated 2 months ago.
white oval GGD6
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white oval pill with the markings ggd6 ## The pill in description is Azithromycin (250 mg). Azithromycin is used to treat or prevent certain bacterial infections, most often those causing middle ear infections, tonsillitis, throat infections, laryngitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, Typhoid, and sinusitis. To view information about this drug, please click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## If I had diarrhea the treatment failed? And I have to take more pills?
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azithromycin tablet use
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Can Cefixime be given just the day after AF kit
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 250mg
  • For Suspension: 100mg/5ml, 1gm/packet, 200mg/5ml
  • For Suspension, Extended Release: 2gm/bot
  • Injection: 2.5gm/vial, 500mg, 500mg/vial
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 100mg/5ml, 1g, 200mg/5ml
  • Solution: 1%
  • Solution/drops: 1%
  • Tablet: 250mg, 500mg, 600mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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