Azithromycin tablets belong to a class of medications called macrolide antibiotics. It is used to treat a wide range of infections caused by bacteria, including streptococcal infections of the ear, lungs, skin, and sinuses, and gonococcal and chlamydial infections. It works by stopping bacterial growth.
Zithromax should be used only to treat infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by susceptible bacteria. When culture and susceptibility information are available, they should be considered in selecting or modifying antibacterial therapy. In the absence of such data, local epidemiology and susceptibility patterns may contribute to the empiric selection of therapy. 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.
Original uses (on-label)
Various bacterial infections.
Newly discovered uses (off-label)
, drug-induced gingival enlargement, prevention of bacterial endocarditis
. Also you can order zithromax to treat chlamydia (off label).
Potential side effects
Diarrhea, nausea, rash, abdominal pain, cramping, vomiting.
- Use caution if you have liver dysfunction (symptoms of liver problems may include jaundice, malaise, nausea, vomiting, abdominal colic, and fever). Discontinue use if liver dysfunction occurs.
- Use caution if you have developed a certain type of abnormal heart rhythm called QT prolongation prior to therapy.
- Before you buy Zithromax you should know that safety and efficacy of this drug has not been established in children less than six months of age with acute bacterial infections of the ear, sinus or community-acquired pneumonia, or in children less than two years with tonsillitis.
Pimozide, tacrolimus, phenytoin, ergot alkaloids, alfentanil, bromocriptine, tegretol, cyclosporine, digoxin, disopyramide, triazolam, nelfinavir, antacids containing aluminum or magnesium. Consult your pharmacist or physician before starting any new therapy.
The suspension formulation, but not the tablet form, has increased absorption (46%) with food.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding cautions
FDA Pregnancy Risk Category B. Azithromycin is excreted in the breast milk and may accumulate. Use with caution during breast-feeding.
Buy Azithromycin online
Where can I buy Azithromycin without prescription?
Zithromax antibiotic is a prescription drug that comes in 250 mg, 500 mg tablets.
It is available on prescription only as tablets for oral use, but the online pharmacy, will sell Zithromax without prescription.
You may be able to order Azithromycin from them online and save the local pharmacy markup.
Take suspension formulation of this drug at least one hour before or two hours after meals. If you buying Zithromax, you should also know, that tablets may be taken without regard to meals.
Do not take aluminum or magnesium containing antacids at the same time with this drug. Do not cut, chew, or crush the tablets. Shake the suspension well before each use.
Zithromax 500 mg for Chlamydia treatment
You can buy Zithromax for treatment of Chlamydia. Chlamydia is one of the most prevalent Sexually transmitted infections in the USA and is extremely easily spread. Everyone who is sexually active is at risk of contracting the infection, although it tends to be more common in men and women in their late teens.
Azithromycin 500mg For Chlamydia 1g Single Dose 2 Tablets is a one time treatment used to treat Chlamydia. The tablets are to be swallowed whole and not chewed. It can be used in the treatment of a number of sexually transmitted infections, which could include chlamydia and gonorrhoea. Azithromycin tablets are effective because they attack the bacteria directly, affecting its ability to produce proteins that are important for it to increase in numbers. If bacteria are unable to reproduce, it's more vulnerable to attacks by the immune system, but they are also simply more likely to die off naturally.
What is Zithromax?
Azithromycin tablets block the production of a certain type of protein in bacterial cells, limiting their growth.
Brands & Classes
Tablets - Oral 250 mg, 500mg.
Pneumonia: PO 500 mg on day 1, then 250 mg qd on days 2-5 for a total dose of 1.5 g.
COPD exacerabations: PO 500 mg qd x 3 or 500 mg on day 1 followed by 250 mg qd on days 2-5.
Nongonococcal urethritis or cervicitis: 1 gm single PO dose for chlamydial infections.
Chancroid: 1 gm as a single dose.
Gonococcal urethritis or cervicitis: 2 gm PO as single dose.
Prevention of Mycobacterium avium complex infection in AIDS patients: PO 1200 mg once per week.
CHILD 6 mo-12 yr
Acute otitis media: PO 10 mg/kg x 1, then 5 mg/kg qd for next 4 days; alternate: 30 mg/kg single dose or 10 mg/kg/d x 3d.
Pharyngitis / tonsillitis: PO 12 mg/kg qd x 5 days.
Community-acquired pneumonia: PO 10 mg/kg x 1, then 5 mg/kg qd for next 4 days.