Zithromax product description
Zithromax is a bacteriostatic antimicrobial agent from the macrolide antibiotics group. Zithromax has a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity and can be prescribed for antibiotic treatment at any age.
Zithromax is effective in treatment of tonsillitis, sinusitis, otitis media, bacterial bronchitis, community pneumonia, and other acute infectious diseases of the upper and lower respiratory tract.
In addition to acute infections, Zithromax can be used in antibacterial therapy for pelvic inflammatory disease, urethritis, genital ulcer disease in men, chlamydia trachomatis conjunctivitis, cervicitis, soft tissue and skin infections.
Zithromax daily dose for adults varies at the range of 250 mg to 2000 mg.
The daily Zithromax dose for children depends on their weight and should not exceed 30 mg per kilogram of body weight.
Dosage adjustment is not required in elderly people and patients with moderate hepatic and kidney impairment. A successful treatment of bacterial infection requires strict compliance with the dosing regimen of Zithromax.
If you missed a single Zithromax dose, the missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. The next Zithromax (Azithromycin) dose should be taken with an interval of 24 hours.
Zithromax antibiotic can be used in combination with other drugs having antibacterial, germicidal, antiviral and antifungal activity. Including Zithromax into the combined anti-infective therapy may require daily dose correction of all medicines used.
Zithromax film-coated tablets should be stored at controlled room temperature below 30°C (below 86°F).
Zithromax safety information
The liver is the main route of Zithromax excretion, so people with significant liver diseases should take this medicine with caution. If you notice signs of hepatic dysfunction (blood in the urine, dark urine), when going through the antibiotic therapy, you must stop taking Zithromax and seek medical advice.
All the information about Zithromax antibiotic is provided on "as-is and as-available basis" without obligations of any kind. The online pharmacy may make changes in the overview of the antibiotic Zithromax at any time without prior notice.
Zithromax side effects
Zithromax is well tolerated and rarely causes undesirable effects. All side effects that Zithromax may cause are reversible and disappear, when you finish the antibiotic therapy.The following gastrointestinal disorders are possible in patients, taking single or multiple Zithromax doses: nausea, vomiting, loose stools, abdominal pain, flatulence, or dyspepsia.
Other side effects manifest in less than 1% of children and adults, using Zithromax to treat a bacterial infection. Zithromax causes no side effects in the absolute majority of children and adults. Those that do manifest are mild or moderate.The research results showed that only 0.7% of patients had to stop using Zithromax due to serious side effects.