Orally administered azithromycin is widely distributed throughout the body.
The safety and efficacy of azithromycin injection have not been established for children less than 16 years of age.
Liquid medicine Shake the bottle well and measure out the right amount using a medicine spoon or oral syringe. Abnormal liver function, hepatitis, cholestatic jaundice, hepatic necrosis, and hepatic failure have been reported, some of which have resulted in death.
If an allergic reaction occurs, the medicinal product should be discontinued and appropriate therapy should be instituted. As for other macrolides, high resistance rates of Streptococcus pneumoniae 30 have been reported for azithromycin in some European countries see section 5. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Using such methodology, the ratio of intracellular to extracellular concentration was 30 after one hr of incubation.
This leaflet is about the use of these medicines in the UK, and may not apply to other countries.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
Clinical signs of toxicity, when evident, occur within 2 hr and are associated with central nervous system functions.
Tendinitis and tendon rupture have been reported in patients taking fluoroquinolones who do not have the above risk factors.
Contraception should be used until postmenopausal status is clinically well established.
Advise patient that empty tablet shells in the stool are not significant.
If this happens to you, speak with your doctor or pharmacist for advice. Healthdirect Australia is not responsible for the content and advertising on the external website you are now entering. Take azithromycin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Azithromycin may also be given by injection to treat severe pneumonia or pelvic inflammatory disease. The following in vitro data are available, but their clinical significance is unknown.
If your skin does appear to be burning tell your doctor immediately.