Zithromax , also known as azithromycin, is used in the treatment of certain infections caused by bacteria such as bronchitis , pneumonia , and sexually transmitted diseases . It is also used in the treatment of infections of the ears, lungs, skin and throat.
This medication works by stopping the growth of bacteria in your body which ultimately reduces the likeliness of contracting an infection.
Zithromax is taken orally in the form of tablets or an oral solution. It is usually taken once a day for one to five days, depending on the prescription given by your doctor.
Common side effects Zithromax users may experience include upset stomach, diarrhea, vomiting, mild skin rash and stomach pain.
Zithromax may occasionally be prescribed by your doctor to treat H.pylori . It may also be prescribed for other purposes, as determined by your doctor.