doctor did a flu test swab, he did not call to say it was flu.
Is Zithromax Z-Pak effective if you have a virus?
Question posted by stavrove on 15 July 2009
Last updated on 16 July 2009 by suzanne66
What is Zithromax Z-Pak (azithromycin)?
Azithromycin is in a group of drugs called macrolide antibiotics. Azithromycin fights bacteria in the body.
Azithromycin is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria, such as respiratory infections, skin infections, ear infections, and sexually transmitted diseases.
It is not effective against viruses and will not help viral infections such as the common cold or flu unless they have been complicated by the presence of bacteria.
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