Zithromax (Azithromycin) is an antibiotic that fights bacteria. Azithromycin belongs to the group of medications known as macrolide antibiotics. It is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria, such as respiratory infections, skin infections, ear infections and sexually transmitted diseases.
We currently have the brand Zithromax tablets from Canada manufactured by Pfizer and the generic Azee from Canada and India. This medication is available in the strength of 250mg, 600mg and 1000mg tablets.
Serious side effects include:
• Diarrhea that is watery or bloody;
• Stomach pain or discomfort
Less serious side effects include:
• Mild diarrhea;
• Mild stomach pain;
• Vaginal itching or discharge
Do not use Zithromax if you are allergic to azithromycin or to other similar medications such as clarithromycin, erythromycin or telithromycin. Before you start using the medication, inform your doctor of any other medications or allergies you may have or if you are pregnant of breastfeeding. Take Zithromax exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not give Zithromax to a child younger than 6 months old. Zithromax can make you sunburn more easily so wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF30 or higher) when you are outdoors.