Yes, Zithromax (azithromycin) is a prescription antibiotic that is licensed to treat a number of common infections. It is part of a class of antibiotics called macrolides. Other medicines in this class include clarithromycin and erythromycin.
Zithromax is licensed to treat a number of conditions. Some uses for Zithromax include:
* Treatment of bacterial infections, such as: Respiratory infections (including bronchitis); Ear infections (otitis media); Sinus infections (sinusitis); Pneumonia; Throat infections (tonsillitis/pharyngitis); Skin infections (cellulitis, folliculitis or impetigo); Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
* Sexually transmitted diseases (STD), including: Gonorrhea; Chlamydia; Chancroid.
For further details a specialist would be able to provide more details, please consult a doc/pharmacist who prescribed the med, be well & safe!
- Zithromax Information for Consumers
- Zithromax Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Zithromax (detailed)
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