Will Zithromax help whooping cough?

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1 Sep 2009

Pertussis, or whooping cough, is an upper respiratory infection caused by the Bordetella pertussis or Bordetella parapertussis bacteria.

Although Zithromax may be effective against Bordetella pertussis clinical trials have not been done to test safety and effectiveness.
For more information see http://www.drugs.com/pro/zithromax.html

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