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Azithromycin, Zithromax, TRI-PAK, Z-Pak, Zmax


Azithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic.


macrolide antibiotic


Azithromycin is used to treat bacterial infections, such as respiratory infections, skin infections, ear infections, and sexually transmitted diseases.

Side Effects

Serious side effects: diarrhea that is watery or bloody; chest pain, uneven heartbeats; or nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes). Discontinue immediately and seek emergency care.

Less serious side effects: mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, or stomach pain; dizziness, tired feeling, or headache; vaginal itching or discharge; or mild itching or skin rash.

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions




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