Classification: Antibiotic used to decrease the risk of becoming infected with MAC (mycobacterium avium complex)
Form: 500mg and 250mg tablets
Usual Dosage: 1250mg one time per week (dosages vary when treating acute infections)
Instructions: Take 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals. Zithromax can't be taken with food. Notify your doctor of all medications being taken prior to starting Zithromax.
Side effects to report to your doctor
- Abdominal pain
- Nausea / vomiting
There is a chance that users can have a serious allergic reaction. Symptoms included facial swelling, difficulty breathing or swallowing, and rash. If any of these symptoms occur, stop Zithromax immediately and call your physician.
Drug Interactions and Incompatibility
- Do not take with antacids that contain aluminum or magnesium such as Di-gel or Maalox.
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