Zithromax (azithromycin) tablets

// July 5th, 2010 // Men's health, Woman's health

What are Zithromax (azithromycin) tablets?

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AZITHROMYCIN (Zithromax, Zithromax Z-pak) is a macrolide antibiotic that interferes with the growth of bacterial cells. It is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. Zithromax (azithromycin) also treats sexually transmitted vaginal or urinary tract infections caused by chlamydia. It will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections. You can also buy generic azithromycin tablets.

What should my health care professional know before I take azithromycin?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

  • kidney disease
  • liver disease
  • pneumonia
  • stomach problems (especially colitis)
  • other chronic illness
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to azithromycin, other macrolide antibiotics (such as erythromycin), foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • breast-feeding

How should I take Zithromax (azithromycin)?

Take Zithromax (azithromycin) tablets by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Swallow tablets whole with a full glass of water. Zithromax (azithromycin) tablets can be taken with or without food. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Finish the full course prescribed by your prescriber or health care professional even if you think your condition is better. Do not stop taking except on your prescriber's advice. Contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

What if I miss a dose of Zithromax (azithromycin)?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not rake double or extra doses. There should be an interval of at least 12 hours between doses.

What may interact with Zithromax (azithromycin)?

  • antacids
  • astemizole
  • digoxin
  • dihydroergotamine
  • ergotamine
  • magnesium salts
  • terfenadine
  • triazolam
  • warfarin

Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including non-prescript ion medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prcscriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.

What should I watch for while taking azithromycin?

Tell your prescriber or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve in 2 to 3 days. Contact your prescriber or health care professional as soon as you can if you get an allergic reaction to Zithromax (azithromycin), such as rash, itching, difficulty swallowing, or swelling of the face, lips or tongue. Keep out of the sun, or wear protective clothing outdoors and use a sunscreen. Do not use sun lamps or sun tanning beds or booths. If you get severe or watery diarrhea, do not treat yourself. Gill your prescriber or health care professional for advice. Antacids can stop Zithromax (azithromycin) from working. If you get an upset stomach and want to take an antacid, make sure there is an interval of at least 2 hours since you last took Zithromax (azithromycin), or 4 hours before your next dose. If you are going to have surgery, tell your prescriber or health care professional that you are taking Zithromax (azithromycin).

What side effects may I notice from taking Zithromax (azithromycin)?

Side effects that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible: Rare or uncommon:

  • dark yellow or brown urine
  • difficulty breathing
  • severe or watery diarrhea
  • skin rash, itching
  • irregular heartbeat, palpitations, or chest pain
  • vomiting
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your prescriber or health care provider if they continue or are bothersome);

  • diarrhea
  • dizziness, drowsiness
  • hearing loss
  • headache
  • increased sensitivity to the sun
  • nausea
  • stomach pain or cramps
  • tiredness
  • vaginal irritation, itching or discharge

Where can I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open. Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

6 Responses to “Zithromax (azithromycin) tablets”

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    My favorite antibiotic is Zithromax, a drug similar to erythromycin but more expensive. I like the Zithromax because, unlike other antibiotics that require me to take the pill 4 times a day for 10 days, Zithromax has me taking 6 pills: 2 the first day and 1 every day thereafter. The Z-pak, as it is called, is more convenient and perhaps more effective because of higher compliance.

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