Azithromycin drugs are used to treat different infections that are caused by bacteria such as chest infections and sinusitis, whooping cough and infections of the skin, ears and reproductive organs. It is also used to manage Lyme disease, gastrointestinal problems and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
But azithromycin cannot be used to treat viral diseases like cold and fever. It can be used with other antibiotics to treat certain infections like mycobacterium avium complex and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
Azithromycin is used to manage lung infections that affect people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). It is specially used for children to treat ear and chest infections. Azithromycin is available in various forms:
Tablets | Capsules | Syrup | Eye drops
Frequently Asked Questions:
Azithromycin is not evaluated for pregnant women. If a woman is using the drug during her pregnancy there is no such high risk of pregnancy loss, birth defects or any other problems. But to be on the safe side consult your doctor before taking the medicine.
Azithromycin is an antibiotic that fights bacteria and other infections.