Zithromax is a Macrolide Antibiotic indicated for the treatment of a wide spectrum of infections, such as sinusitis, acute bronchitis, pharyngitis, pneumonia, skin or soft tissue infections, tonsillitis, gonorrhea, Urethritis, Otitis Media, genital ulcer disease in men and other infections. The medication can be used for other medical reasons as determined by the doctor. Zithromax is available in various dosage forms of 250 mg and 500 mg. The oral suspension is available in concentrations of 100mg/5ml or 200mg/5ml.
Zithromax impedes the multiplication of bacteria within the body by not allowing them to produce proteins, a key element of their survival. The medication is swiftly transported to the contaminated site as the peak of concentration happens within 2-3 hours of the intake.
How to take Zithromax
Zithromax must be used as directed by the physician. Follow his advice closely while using the medication and keep him in the loop throughout the treatment course. Zithromax is readily absorbed into the bloodstream when taken on the empty-stomach. Consume liquid in copious quantity.
The safe indicated dosage of Zithromax is 500 mg. However, your doctor may increase or decrease the dose quantity after conducting a thorough diagnosis of the condition. Certain factors are taken into account while deciding the dosage such as age, weight and sex of the patient. The level and degree of infection are analyzed before suggesting you the correct administration. Do not miss doses.
Zithromax side effects are fever, dizziness, skin reactions, headache, vertigo, diarrhea and vaginal infection. Strive for medical intervention if condition worsens.
- Avoid using Zithromax drug if you are sensitive towards the medication. Inform your doctor if you have suffered from any allergic reaction in the past.
- Patients suffering from any liver, kidney or heart disease must use this medication with extreme care. Diabetes patients must use Zithromax under professional guidance.
- Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers must use this drug after consulting a doctor. Learn about the pros and cons of the medication before using it.
- Limit alcohol consumption while using this drug.