Active Ingredient(s): Azithromycin
FDA Approved: * June 10, 2005
Pharm Company: * PFIZER GLOBAL
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Zmax Overview

Azithromycin is an antibiotic medication used for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections.[4] This includes middle ear infections, strep throat, pneumonia, traveler's diarrhea, and certain other intestinal infections.[4] Along with other medications, it may also be used for malaria.[4] It can be taken by mouth or intravenously with doses once per day.[4] Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and upset s...

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What is the use of this drug? ## What is Zimax? ## Zimax bought in mexico, could it be for migraines? ## Did any of you mean Zmax? If so, it is an antibiotic that contains the active ingredient Azithromycin, and is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It will not help with migraines. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash.

Zmax Side Effects

Took a dose 1/21/2011. Started getting hives 2/15/2011, and continue to get them weekly. From what I have seen on the internet, I would say I have angioedema. I am on a anti-histamine regimen, with poor results. Is it possible that the ZMAX is causing this? ## Are you still taking the Zmax? It contains an extended release formulation of the antibiotic Azithromycin, it is used to treat infections. It is specially formulated to continue working for 10 days and while a skin rash can be a side effect of antibiotics, it is very unlikely that it is what's causing it, so longer after you've taken it. What has your doctor said is causing it? ## First and only dose 1/21/2011. Pfizer notes on there warnings/cautions that skin reactions were noted in some patients even without further azit...


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%
  • Suspension: 1200mg(200mg/5ml), 200mg/5ml, 300mg(100mg/5ml)
  • Tablet: 250mg, 500mg, 600mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Zmax: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0069-4170 Zmax 2 g/60ml Oral Powder, for Suspension by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 21695-444 Zmax 2 g/60ml Oral Powder, for Suspension by Rebel Distributors Corp

Other drugs which contain Azithromycin or a similar ingredient: (5 results)

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