Generic Name - Azithromycin
Category - Antibacterial medication
Generic for Zithromax* is indicatedto treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. Azithromycin (Generic for Zithromax*) is a macrolide antibiotic that interferes with the growth of bacterial cells. Generic for Zithromax* also treats sexually transmitted vaginal or urinary infections caused chlamydia.
Generic for Zithromax* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Zithromax* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Zithromax* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
Stomach problems (especially colitis)
Other chronic illness
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Zithromax*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Generic for Zithromax* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericZithromax*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Zithromax* for respiratory Diseases, Tonsillitis, Strep Throat, and Skin Infections is 500 milligrams in a single dose the first day. This is followed by 250 milligrams once daily for the next 4 days. For STD the usual dosage is a single 2 gm dose.
Generic for Zithromax* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Zithromax* side Effects include blood in the stools, chest pain, dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, gas, headache, heart palpitations, indigestion, itching, jaundice, kidney infection, light sensitivity and rashes.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Zithromax*.
Generic for Zithromax* and Pregnancy
Generic for Zithromax* has not been studied in pregnant women. However, it has not been shown to cause birth defects or other problems in animal studies.
Generic for Zithromax* and Breastfeeding
Studies do not indicate whether Generic Zithroxax passes into breast milk. Mothers who are taking this medicine and who wish to breast-feed should discuss this with their doctor.
Generic for Zithromax* and Pediatric
Generic for Zithromax* has been tested in a limited number of children up to the age of 16. Do consult your doctor before using in pediatric patients.
Generic for Zithromax* and Geriatric
Generic for Zithromax* has been tested in a limited number of elderly patients and has not been shown to cause different side effects or problems in older people than it does in younger adults.
The above information about Generic for Zithromax* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.