Drug: Zithromax

AZITHROMYCIN (az ith roe MYE sin) is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • anxious, hyperactive, nervous
  • dark urine
  • difficulty breathing
  • hearing loss
  • irregular heartbeat or chest pain
  • pain or difficulty passing urine
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • white patches or sores in the mouth
  • yellowing of eyes, skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness, drowsiness
  • headache
  • loss of appetite, bad taste
  • pain, swelling at the site of injection
  • stomach upset, vomiting
  • vaginal irritation

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • anxious, hyperactive, nervous
  • dark urine
  • difficulty breathing
  • hearing loss
  • irregular heartbeat or chest pain
  • pain or difficulty passing urine
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • white patches or sores in the mouth
  • yellowing of eyes, skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness, drowsiness
  • headache
  • loss of appetite, bad taste
  • pain, swelling at the site of injection
  • stomach upset, vomiting
  • vaginal irritation

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • kidney disease
  • liver disease
  • irregular heartbeat or heart disease
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to azithromycin, erythromycin, other macrolide antibiotics, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

Source: http://www.healthline.com

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