Zithromax is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria (skin infections, respiratory infections, ear infections and sexually transmitted infections).

How Taken

zithromaxTake each capsule or tablet of Zithromax with a cup of water. Use Zithromax exactly as it was prescribed for you, don't take it for longer than recommended or take in larger amounts.

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In children Zithromax is used to treat middle ear infections, tonsillitis, pneumonia and strep throat. Also Zithromax may be prescribed for other conditions that are not listed in this medication guide. Don't take antacids that contain aluminum or magnesium within 2 hours before or after you take Zithromax (for example Maalox, Mylanta, Pepcid, Milk of Magnesia, Rolaids and others). Don't use alcoholic beverages during the treatment time. Zithromax will not treat viral infections such as flu or common cold.


Tell your doctor if you have medical condition such as: allergies to foodstuff, medicines or substances; if you have liver or kidney problems; if you are pregnant, or planning to become pregnant or are breast feeding and if you have abnormal heart rhythm. Zithromax may make your skin be sensitive to sunlight, so avoid sun, sunlamps or tanning booths. Use protective clothes or sunscreen.

Possible Side Effects

Usually the Zithromax therapy goes without problems. Some possible side effects that Zithromax may cause are: nausea, stomach pain, headache, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, vaginal itching or discharge, ringing in the ears, smell or taste changes, mild skin rash or itching, nervous feeling and sleep problems.

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The generic name of Zithromax is azithromycin. This generic name is sued by the professional doctors and many health care providers. Sometimes people have to buy Zithromax by its generic name. The basic purpose of Zithromax is to treat bacterial infections. These bacterial infections are mostly caused by touching and sitting near with infected person. To cure these bacterial infections, proper medication is needed because without it you cannot get rid of these problems. Zithromax is considered a best medicine for the treatment of such health problems. Use of Zithromax is quite wide because it can be used for other health problems also other than viral infections and diseases.

One of the best examples of Zithromax in other health problems is its use in the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. You can consult with your doctor if you want to use Zithromax for such diseases because he can tell you whether this medicine is suitable for you or not. Besides its uses there are different doses of Zithromax available in the markets. To choose the right dose of Zithromax is quite difficult that is why you should take help from your health care provider.

Zithromax comes in capsules and suspension. Capsules should be used after eating the food while suspension can be used with the food. Avoid using the remaining mixture of water and capsules because it does not affect good in your body. There are some safety care tips for those women who are pregnant or breast feeding their child. Well, if we talk about the pregnancy and the use of Zithromax then there is no research available that tells us whether Zithromax is right or wrong for pregnant women. On the other side, talking about those women who are breast feeding their child then it could be hazardous for the child. When a woman will use Zithromax, some of its components will pass through the breast milk and become the part of it. So such women should avoid taking Zithromax. If it is very necessary then they can contact their health care provider about the use o Zithromax.

There are some care tips for every user so this information could be helpful for you if you are using Zithromax. In case of allergy to any of the ingredient of Zithromax you can consult your doctor first before taking it. If you have an allergy to clarithromycin, telithromycin and erythromycin then you should not use Zithromax. Tell your doctor about the other medicines which you are using already for the treatment of other health problems because these medicines can interact with Zithromax and can decrease the efficiency of it. Avoid using other medicines with Zithromax.

There is a specified time of Zithromax medication in case of different infections. It is very necessary to complete the course of Zithromax medication because if you will not get it for the specified time period then you may get the same problem again. You can get more information about the use of Zithromax from internet easily and hopefully you can get answer of each question.