Active Ingredients: Azithromycin
Child dosage ages 0 to less than 2 years This drug should not be used for this condition in children who are younger than 2 years. Disclaimer: Our goal is to provide you with the most relevant and current information.
However, because drugs affect each person differently, we cannot guarantee that this list includes all possible dosages. This information is not a substitute for medical advice.
Always speak with your doctor or pharmacist about dosages that are right for you. Take as directed Azithromycin is typically used for short-term treatment. For azithromycin to work well, a certain amount needs to be in your body at all times.
If you take too much: You could have dangerous levels of the drug in your body. If your symptoms are severe, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room right away. 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.
Important considerations for taking azithromycin General You can take this drug with or without food.
Refills A prescription for this medication is refillable. 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.
Approximately 0. Serious adverse reactions included angioedema and cholestatic jaundice.
Most of the adverse reactions leading to discontinuation were related to the gastrointestinal tract. Gastrointestinal: Dyspepsia, flatulence, vomiting, melena, and cholestatic jaundice.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 susceptible bacteria. 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 listed below.
Genitourinary: Monilia, vaginitis, and nephritis. Nervous System: Dizziness, headache, vertigo, and somnolence. General: Fatigue.
Allergic: Rash, photosensitivity, and angioedema. Chronic therapy with 1200 mg weekly regimen The nature of adverse reactions seen with the 1200 mg weekly dosing regimen for the prevention of Mycobacterium avium infection in severely immunocompromised HIV-infected patients were similar to those seen with short-term dosing regimens.
For sinusitis Adult dosage ages 18 years Brand: Zithromax Strengths: 250 mg, 500 mg 500 mg once per day for 3 and older Typical dosage is 500 mg. Strengths: 250 mg, 500 mg, 600 mg and older Typical dosage is to take For bronchitis Adult dosage ages 18 years days once per day for 3 days.