Zithromax (Azithromycin) belongs to the Azhithromycin group of antibiotics that is indicted for treating multitude of bacterial infections.
The medication has the potential to treat malaria when it’s taken along with other medications. Its prominent use lies in bringing down the severity of middle ear infection, treating pneumonia, diarrhea and strep throat. Sexually transmitted infections like chlamydia and gonorrhea can be completely eradicated with the help of this pill, as it is classified under macrolide-type of antibiotics. It can also treat infections caused as result of sinusitis. Even those battling severe skin infections are prescribed with Zithromax and undergo the course of therapy for a considerable period of time so as to contain the spreading of the infection.
How the medication works?
Zithromax works to prevent the bacteria from growing. This it does by interfering with the protein synthesis. The med binds to the 50S subunit of the bacterial ribosome thereby hampering the translation of mRNA. This drug is an acid stable antibiotic and can efficiently fight with bacterial infections. It stops the production of protein slowly and gradually stopping the growth of bacteria efficiently. The immune system grows stronger and becomes capable enough to fight against the bacteria and coping with the infection. To aid the medication work better, you must consume the tablet at the same time every day.
Dosage and Administration
The standard dosage strength of the medication is 500mg. This antibiotic pill can be consumed with or without food. We sell the medication at a cheap price without compromising on the quality.
Zithromax is also available in oral suspension formulation in dosage strengths of 100mg/5 mL and 200mg/5 mL. For treating respiratory tract infections, the recommended dosage strength would be 500mg tablets, which should be administered as one single dose. The dosage strength can be brought down to 250 in the subsequent days. The dosage would vary depending upon the intensity of infections.
It is important to exercise caution and care while using Zithromax.
If a person has a history of kidney, liver and heart disease, the same must be brought to the notice of the doctor. The drug should be used only upon doctor’s recommendation. Administering the drug in babies less than six months old is not recommended.
Zithromax comprises of certain inactive ingredients that can cause allergic reactions in your body, so tell your doctor in advance if you are allergic to any medicines or chemicals. Intimate your physician or the dentist of all the drugs you have been using before having a surgery.
Use this medication only if it is absolutely required and with doctor’s approval when you are pregnant. The medication can pass into breast milk, so speak to your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
The side effects could range from diarrhea with blood, nausea and pain in the upper stomach area, pounding or fast heart beats, and also some cases of fainting. Severe skin rashes and allergic manifestations are bound to occur in some people. In such cases, it is advisable to stop using the drug and take doctor’s opinion before continuing the course further. Loss of appetite and clay colored urine are the other side effects people one can encounter whilst using this drug.