Discard after full dosing is completed. Uses Azithromycin extended-release suspension is used to treat certain bacterial infections including sinusitispneumonia. General Disorders and Administration Site Conditions. Follow carefully the instructions of use of azithromycin provided by your doctor.
Hepatic insufficiency In patients with mild to moderate hepatic impairment, there is no evidence of a marked change in serum pharmacokinetics of azithromycin compared to normal hepatic function.
Azithromycin pharmacokinetics was investigated in 42 adults 21 to 85 years of age with varying degrees of renal impairment. Unopened bottle with dry powder: Azithromycin, at the recommended dose, should not be relied upon to treat syphilis. Azithromycin may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how azithromycin works. It is unlikely to cause any problems if you give an extra dose by mistake.
Coadministration of atorvastatin 10 mg daily and azithromycin mg daily did not alter the plasma concentrations of atorvastatin based on a HMG CoA-reductase inhibition assay. Electrophysiological investigations have shown that azithromycin prolongs the QT interval. A double-blind, controlled, randomized trial was performed at nine clinical centers. Precautions Before taking azithromycintell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other antibiotics such as erythromycinclarithromycintelithromycin ; or if you have any other allergies.
Azithromycin powder for oral suspension should be given in a single daily dosage. Within each frequency grouping, undesirable effects are presented in order of decreasing seriousness.
In the animal studies, no evidence of harm to the fetus due to azithromycin was found. If you think you may be allergic, ask your doctor. The other components are medium chain triglycerides. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. Due to the theoretical possibility of ergotism, the concurrent use of azithromycin with ergot derivatives is not recommended see section 4.
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There are, however, no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. Coadministration of azithromycin and rifabutin did not affect the serum concentrations of either drug. If vomiting occurs within 1 hour of taking this medication, call your doctor for further instructions about a second dose or switching to another antibiotic. Neisseria gonorrhoeae ATCC View this leaflet as a PDF.
Since liver is the principal route of elimination for azithromycin, the use of azithromycin should be undertaken with caution in patients with significant hepatic disease.