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Active Ingredient: Azithromycin

Manufacturer: Cadila Healthcare Ltd / Concept Pharmaceuticals Ltd / Elder Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Disease(s): Infections / Pneumonia / Tonsillitis

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Zithromax is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria, such as respiratory infections, skin infections, ear infections, and sexually transmitted diseases. In children, it is used to treat middle ear infection, pneumonia, tonsillitis, and strep throat.

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Antibiotic Zithromax for children and adults

An effective antibiotic is widely used in the treatment of bacterial infections. The abstract «Zithromax — Instructions for Use» contains the necessary information about the medicine, which, due to the active substance, is often prescribed for pain in the stomach and intestines, diseases of the stomach caused by bacteria. Many doctors prescribe Zithromax for pneumonia. The quick effect on the focus of inflammation, a short course of administration and an inexpensive price are 3 factors that distinguish the drug from other antibiotics.

The drug belongs to a new subgroup of macrolide antibiotics. The drug from the group of azalides has an antimicrobial effect and is used to treat bacterial infections. Reception of macrolides reduces the growth of bacterial cells, destroys the location of the infection. The use of the drug is allowed in accordance with the instructions, on the advice of a doctor. The interaction of macrolides and other drugs should be considered.

Structure

One of the forms of antibiotic release is round tablets, coated with a blue shell, with a risk and a biconvex surface. The drug contains the main substance and auxiliary ingredients for better absorption in the body. The active component of the antibiotic is 500 mg of Zithromax. Among the additional substances distinguish:

  • hypromellose;
  • E132 — aluminum varnish based on indigo carmine;
  • calcium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate;
  • E172 — iron oxide yellow;
  • corn starch;
  • E171 — titanium dioxide;
  • starch 1500;
  • soya lecithin;
  • Partially pregelatinized corn starch;
  • macrogol 3350;
  • sodium lauryl sulfate;
  • talc;
  • magnesium stearate;
  • polyvinyl alcohol;
  • microcrystalline cellulose.

Release form

The medication is available in the form of capsules, tablets, powder. Children under 12 years of age should not take Zithromax capsules, they can be replaced with a suspension. The powder is bought in a bottle of 20 ml, where you need to add water. Along with the packaging there is a dosage spoon and syringe. The suspension form is available in two versions: 5 ml — 100 mg, 5 ml — 200 mg. Tablets are supplied in packs of 3 (0.5 g Zithromax dihydrate) and 6 units (0.125 g). In pharmacies, you can find capsules in packages of 6 pieces (0.5 g).

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

Semi-synthetic representative from the group of macrolides, which are among the least toxic antibiotics. The medication has a wide spectrum of action and has a bactericidal effect. Many pathogens are sensitive to antibiotics: gram-positive cocci, gram-negative bacteria, anaerobic microorganisms, intracellular pathogens (chlamydia, mycoplasma). The bioavailability of Zithromax is 37%.

The medicine is inactive against gram-positive bacteria that are resistant to erythromycin. Absorption of the drug occurs quickly, and the maximum concentration ofZithromax in blood plasma after 500 mg is reached after 2.96 hours (0.4 mg / l). Special cells (phagocytes) located in the tissues of the body supply Zithromax to the site of infection, where pathogens are located. The active component persists in bactericidal concentrations for 5-7 days after the last dose. Zithromax is excreted 76 hours.

Zithromax - indications for use

The course of bacteriostatic antibiotic is shown after determining the sensitivity of pathogens to the drug. The drug is prescribed for infectious diseases of the ENT organs and upper respiratory tract — inflammation of the paranasal sinuses (sinusitis), tonsils (chronic form of tonsillitis), middle ear cavity (otitis media), tonsillitis, scarlet fever. The medication is used in the treatment of infectious diseases of the lower parts of the respiratory system — inflammation of the bronchi (bronchitis), lungs (SARS and bacterial pneumonia). Other indications for the use of the drug:

  • Borreliosis caused by the causative agent of the disease — spirochete Borrelia;
  • skin infections (skin diseases, impetigo (pustular skin lesions), erysipelas, secondarily infected dermatoses);
  • diseases of the stomach and duodenum;
  • infections of the genitourinary system (inflammation of the cervix (cervicitis), urethra (non-chronic and gonorrheic urethritis)).
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Method of use and dosage

Oral administration is indicated 60 minutes before meals or 120 minutes after. The dosage of Zithromax according to the instructions is taken once a day. For the treatment of the first stage of Lyme disease, 1 g is prescribed on the first day, from 2 to 5 days — 0.5 g. How to take Zithromax for acute infections of the urogenital tract: oral administration of 2 tablets of 0.5 g is indicated. For the treatment of respiratory infections paths, soft tissues and skin, Zithromax for adults is prescribed according to the instructions in a dosage of 0.5 g, then 0.25 g — with a 5-day course. Treatment of pneumonia is carried out by injection no more than 10 days.

Special instructions

Oral administration is indicated 60 minutes before meals or 120 minutes after. The dosage of Zithromax according to the instructions is taken once a day. For the treatment of the first stage of Lyme disease, 1 g is prescribed on the first day, from 2 to 5 days — 0.5 g. How to take Zithromax for acute infections of the urogenital tract: oral administration of 2 tablets of 0.5 g is indicated. For the treatment of respiratory infections paths, soft tissues and skin, Zithromax for adults is prescribed according to the instructions in a dosage of 0.5 g, then 0.25 g — with a 5-day course. Treatment of pneumonia is carried out by injection no more than 10 days.

During pregnancy and lactation

The instructions indicate that if the intended benefit for a pregnant woman is higher than the potential risk to the fetus, then the use of the drug is justified. In all other situations, it is better not to risk the health of the future baby. If it is necessary to use the medicine during lactation, breast-feeding should be discarded. The components contained in the composition of the medication are transported to the child with breast milk.

Zithromax for children

The doctor prescribes the medication for children in cases where other antibiotics have been ineffective. Before starting the treatment course, it is necessary to identify the pathogen of infection and its sensitivity to the drug. For this, an analysis of pathogenic microflora is done, and if the bacterial form of the infection is confirmed, then the drug is prescribed. Dosage for children according to the instructions: the initial dose with a weight of more than 10 kg is 10 mg / kg, the next 5 mg / kg with a course of treatment of 5 days. If you take 3 days, then 10 mg / kg.

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Drug Interactions

After taking antacids — drugs that protect the gastric mucosa from bile and hydrochloric acid, the medicine is taken after 2 hours. A strong antibiotic is incompatible with heparin in thrombotic agents. Increases the absorption and effect of ergot alkaloids, dihydroergotamine (a substance with a vasodilating effect). Macrolides affect the metabolism of cyclosporine, increase the concentration of digoxin, which should be taken into account when taking digoxin and Zithromax. After the use of coumarin anticoagulants, the anticoagulant effect is enhanced.

Alcohol interaction

The use of an antibacterial drug with alcohol is prohibited. A strict ban is due to the property of alcohol to increase both the effect of the drug on the body and increase the likelihood of adverse reactions. With the simultaneous administration of Zithromax with alcohol, the kidney and liver have a double load, because through them, the body gets rid of ethanol and drug components. The situation threatens the development of renal failure and the death of liver cells.

Contraindications:

It is forbidden to use an antibiotic with a bactericidal effect together with dihydroergotamine, ergotamine. Contraindications are also severe liver and kidney dysfunctions, hypersensitivity to macrolide antibiotics, heart failure, the presence in the anamnesis (medical history) of indications of allergic reactions. Do not prescribe antibacterial therapy during pregnancy if the potential harm to the fetus is stronger than the benefit to the mother. Breastfeeding while taking the medicine is contraindicated.

Side effects:

The drug refers to potent antibacterial agents, so unpleasant side effects can be observed during administration. The instructions indicate that an allergic reaction is manifested by dermatological problems (rash, itching), bronchospasm, Quincke’s edema and photosensitivity — a state of increased sensitivity of the body to the action of visible or ultraviolet radiation. The consequences of taking the drug can adversely affect the functioning of various body systems:

  • gastrointestinal tract (constipation, severe nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, gastritis, loss of appetite, cholestatic jaundice, pseudomembranous colitis);
  • reproductive system (vaginal candidiasis);
  • urinary (nephritis);
  • cardiovascular (chest pain, palpitations — tachycardia, headache);
  • nervous (drowsiness, neurosis, hyperkinesia);
  • visual (conjunctivitis).
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