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Azithromycin

Azithromycin (Zithromax) is an inexpensive drug use to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. This drug is more popular than other comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic azithromycin is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of azithromycin is around $7.20, 80% off the average retail price of $36.78. Compare macrolide antibiotics.
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What is Zithromax?

Treats bacterial infections. Zithromax (azithromycin) is good for treating many bacterial infections and is available in generic form. However, it may cause headache, dizziness, or rash.

Zithromax Quick Facts

Proper Use

A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine. This medicine is given through a needle placed in one of your veins. This medicine is given slowly, so the needle will remain in place for about an hour.

Your doctor may give you a few doses of this medicine until your condition improves, and then you may be switched to an oral medicine that works the same way. If you have any concerns about this, talk to your doctor.

Zithromax side effects

Common Side Effects
When taken for
  • Vomiting5%
  • Diarrhea4%
  • Abdominal pain2%
Manufacturers don’t say how common these side effects are when taking Zithromax for Acute otitis media (30mg/kg)
  • Nausea
  • Rash

Serious Side Effects

  • Diarrhea caused by bacteria (Clostridium difficile)

    As with all antibiotics, Zithromax (azithromycin) can cause diarrhea. You can try preventing this by taking probiotics in the form of yogurt, supplements or drinks a few hours after you take the medication. In some rare cases, some people get a very bad form of diarrhea caused by bacteria called C. difficile. The symptoms include watery or bloody stool, stomach pain and cramps, and fever. It can start weeks or even months after taking Zithromax (azithromycin). If you have any of these symptoms, do not try to treat them on your own and call your doctor right away.

  • Liver damage
      Higher risk if:
    • History of liver disease

    In rare cases, Zithromax (azithromycin) can cause liver damage which results in hospitalization or possibly death. Talk to your doctor if you notice unusual nausea/vomiting, fever, pain in your abdomen, loss of appetite, yellowing of your skin or eyes, or dark colored urine.

  • Myasthenia gravis
      Higher risk if:
    • Myasthenia gravis

    If you've had myasthenia gravis, ask your doctor for alternatives to Zithromax (azithromycin). Taking Zithromax (azithromycin) can worsen myasthenia gravis symptoms such as muscle weakness and difficulty breathing.

  • Serious allergic reaction

    Although rare, taking Zithromax (azithromycin) can cause serious allergic reactions, including swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat, total body rash, skin sloughing off inside mouth/nose, and bruising. If you experience any of those reactions, stop taking Zithromax (azithromycin) and contact your doctor immediately.

  • Abnormal heartbeat
      Higher risk if:
    • QT prolongation
    • Arrhythmia
    • Drugs that cause prolonged QT interval
    • Abnormal electrolytes
    • Elderly

    Zithromax (azithromycin) can increase your risk for having an abnormal heart rhythm called QT prolongation. Your doctor might monitor your heart before starting treatment. Tell your doctor if you experience any unusual signs of dizziness or lightheadedness while taking Zithromax (azithromycin).

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Zithromax interactions & warnings

Drug interactions

Although certain medicines should not be used together at all, in other cases two different medicines may be used together even if an interaction might occur. In these cases, your doctor may want to change the dose, or other precautions may be necessary. When you are receiving this medicine, it is especially important that your healthcare professional know if you are taking any of the medicines listed below. The following interactions have been selected on the basis of their potential significance and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Using this medicine with any of the following medicines is not recommended. Your doctor may decide not to treat you with this medication or change some of the other medicines you take.

Using this medicine with any of the following medicines is usually not recommended, but may be required in some cases. If both medicines are prescribed together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use one or both of the medicines.

Using this medicine with any of the following medicines may cause an increased risk of certain side effects, but using both drugs may be the best treatment for you. If both medicines are prescribed together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use one or both of the medicines.

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Other interactions

Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. Discuss with your healthcare professional the use of your medicine with food, alcohol, or tobacco.

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Zithromax reviews

4.0 / 5 average rating with 909 reviews for Zithromax from Iodine.com

2 Tips about Zithromax from Iodine.com

49 year old woman
  • Used for a couple weeks
  • Taken for I took it for: bronchitis

Reviewed Invalid Date

  • Not sure
  • Worked well
  • Low hassle
I am not sure but right after taking a second dose within a month. I went back to work and I got tendonitis really bad in both feet. Not sure if this was a coincidence.
27 year old man
  • Used for less than a week
  • Taken for Strep throat

Reviewed 2/24/2017

  • Worth it
  • Worked well
  • Big hassle
Nausea, possibly stomach pain. Take leave from work/school, comfort yourself as much as possible.
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