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    What does Azithromycin treat?

    Azithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic that treats throat infections, sinus infections, respiratory infections, ear infections, skin infections and pneumonia. This may also be prescribed to treat sexually transmitted diseases such as gonorrhea and chlamydia. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Your physician may use this to treat other ailments based on their discretion.

    Dosage Instructions

    Follow the Azithromycin dosage prescribed by your physician. The dosage could vary based on individual patient requirements. Always follow your physician’s instructions or go by the directions on the prescription drug label. Make sure you have it with a whole glass of water.

    Missed a dose?

    Take it immediately once you remember. In case, this time falls close to the next dosage, skip it and get back to the prescribed schedule. Never take a double dose unless your physician specifically directs you to do so.

    Overdosed?

    Don’t waste any time and seek immediate medical attention.

    Drug Interactions

    Drug interactions must be considered before starting to take any kind of drug. Drug interactions might happen either when Azithromycin is taken along with another drug or with particular foods. To prevent any kind of negative interaction, make sure you inform your doctor of any drugs you are taking including non-prescription medication, OTCs, health supplements like vitamins, minerals, herbal medicine, drinks with caffeine and alcohol, illegal drugs, smoking habits and so on which may increase the effect of Azithromycin.

    It may interact with: 

    • Clarithromycin 
    • Diltiazem 
    • Lovastatin 
    • Warfarin 

    It could also interact with calcium channel blockers, cholesterol-lowering medicines and HIV medication. This is not an exhaustive list though.

    Appraise your doctor of any medical conditions that you are suffering from and your family history of medical ailments. It’s important that you do not stop or start taking any medicine without the consent of your physician.

    Possible Side Effects

    Azithromycin might have some side effects but it’s not possible to anticipate them. It does not have any major side effects and the minor ones that may occur are temporary. In rare cases, there might be major side effects and immediate medical attention must be sought.

    Some of the side effects could be headache, stomach pain, dizziness, mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation and insomnia. This is not the complete list though.

    In case, there is a change in intensity of side effects or if any new side effects develop, make sure you consult your doctor.

    What to ask your doctor before you start on Azithromycin

    • Can I take Azithromycin along with other drugs? 
    • Are there certain foods, beverages and products to be avoided while on Azithromycin? 
    • What is the dosage of Azithromycin to be consumed? 
    • How should I use Azithromycin? 
    • How will Azithromycin work on my body? 
    • How can the drug interactions and side effects of Azithromycin be minimized or completely avoided?

    Disclaimer

    The health and medical information that we have provided are meant to supplement and not substitute the advice of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professionals. This does not suggest that usage of Azithromycin is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always ensure that you take this or any other drug only after consulting your physician.

     

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    Posted By... IDMRx User | 2013-04-22
    How would I know the correct dosage to take for chlamydia with azithromycin? Reply
    Replied by Pharmacist @ IDM
    Hi, For chlamydia disease usually a physician recommends to male or female to take Azithromycin and it should be usually taken with or without food once a day for 1 to 5 days. To help you remember to take azithromycin, take it around the same time every day. Take azithromycin exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor and I also suggest you to please get confirmation from your physician before you start since your physician would suggest you the exact drug with dosage based on the severity of the disease
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    Posted By... IDMRx User | 2013-01-11
    Which dosage should a male take? And should it be only one pill? Reply
    Replied by Pharmacist @ IDM
    Hi, The recommended dosage for Azithromycin for male or female would be usually taken with or without food once a day for 1 to 5 days. To help you remember to take azithromycin, take it around the same time every day. Take azithromycin exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor and I also suggest you to please get confirmation from your physician before you start, since your physician would suggest you the exact drug with dosage based on the severity of your health conditions.
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