Who shouldnt take azithromycin?
- 1 Who shouldnt take azithromycin?
- 2 Can I take azithromycin if I’m allergic to aspirin?
- 3 Is azithromycin a steroid or antibiotic?
- 4 What are allergic reactions to azithromycin?
- 5 What STDS does azithromycin cure?
- 6 Can you take azithromycin if you are allergic to penicillin?
- 7 What is an alternative to azithromycin?
- 8 How long can azithromycin side effects last?
- 9 Is azithromycin hard on the kidneys?
- 10 Can azithromycin affect your eyes?
- 11 How long does it take for azithromycin to work for STD?
- 12 Are there any side effects to azithromycin?
- 13 What is the best antibiotic for STDs?
- 14 How do you treat azithromycin side effects?
Who shouldnt take azithromycin?
Who should not take AZITHROMYCIN?
- diarrhea from an infection with Clostridium difficile bacteria.
- low amount of magnesium in the blood.
- low amount of potassium in the blood.
- myasthenia gravis, a skeletal muscle disorder.
- hearing loss.
- torsades de pointes, a type of abnormal heart rhythm.
- slow heartbeat.
Can I take azithromycin if I’m allergic to aspirin?
No interactions were found between Aspirin Low Strength and azithromycin. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Is azithromycin a steroid or antibiotic?
Azithromycin is an antibiotic medication used for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections….Azithromycin.
|Routes of administration||By mouth (capsule, tablet or suspension), intravenous, eye drop|
|Drug class||Macrolide antibiotic|
What are allergic reactions to azithromycin?
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
What STDS does azithromycin cure?
Azithromycin is the recommended treatment for chlamydia, nongonococcal urethritis, and cervicitis. It is also used in the recommended dual therapy for gonorrhea. Alternative regimens for chlamydia, nongonococcal urethritis, and cervicitis are outlined in the 2015 STD Treatment Guidelines.
Can you take azithromycin if you are allergic to penicillin?
Azithromycin does not contain penicillin. At least one study I read found that patients who were allergic to penicillin did not have any reaction when taking azithromycin, so you should be fine. If you have concerns about it, you should call your pharmacist to make sure.
What is an alternative to azithromycin?
Alternatives related to azithromycin include clarithromycin (Biaxin), which is commonly taken twice daily for 10 days, and the older medications erythromycin and clindamycin which require 3-4 doses per day.
How long can azithromycin side effects last?
by Drugs.com Azithromycin has an elimination half-life of 68 hours. The prolonged terminal half-life is thought to be due to extensive uptake and subsequent release of drug from tissues.
Is azithromycin hard on the kidneys?
Moreover, it is important to consider azithromycin as a possible cause of acute and chronic kidney damage both in cystic fibrosis and in previously healthy subjects.
Can azithromycin affect your eyes?
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction (hives, difficult breathing, swelling in your face or throat) or a severe skin reaction (fever, sore throat, burning in your eyes, skin pain, red or purple skin rash that spreads and causes blistering and peeling).
How long does it take for azithromycin to work for STD?
How to take it. Azithromycin is taken one time orally and can be taken with or without food. It’s important to take it as directed by your doctor. It takes approximately 1 week for azithromycin to cure chlamydia.
Are there any side effects to azithromycin?
Stomach upset, diarrhea/loose stools, nausea, vomiting, or abdominal pain may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
What is the best antibiotic for STDs?
Azithromycin in a single oral 1-g dose is now a recommended regimen for the treatment of nongonococcal urethritis. Highly effective single-dose oral therapies are now available for most common curable STDs.
How do you treat azithromycin side effects?
These common side effects of azithromycin happen in more than 1 in 100 people. Keep taking the medicine, but talk to your doctor or pharmacist if these side effects bother you or don’t go away: feeling sick (nausea) diarrhoea or being sick (vomiting)