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Why you need to contact us:

Formulations are subject to change, so it's important to consult your healthcare provider or the manufacturer. Our VeganMed pharmacists are here to assist. Please note that our product information is general and not a substitute for professional medical advice. VeganMed does not assess safety or efficacy of medications.


Common Brand Name(s): Zithromax

  • Treatment of patients with mild to moderate infections caused by susceptible strains of the designated microorganisms in specific conditions
  • Adult Patients:
    • Acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis:

      • Haemophilus influenzae
      • Moraxella catarrhalis
      • Streptococcus pneumoniae
    • Acute bacterial sinusitis:

      • Haemophilus influenzae
      • Moraxella catarrhalis
      • Streptococcus pneumoniae
    • Community-acquired pneumonia:

      • Chlamydophila pneumoniae
      • Haemophilus influenzae
      • Mycoplasma pneumoniae
      • Streptococcus pneumoniae
    • Pharyngitis/tonsillitis:
      • Streptococcus pyogenes
    • Uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections:
      • Staphylococcus aureus
      • Streptococcus pyogenes
      • Streptococcus agalactiae
    • Urethritis and cervicitis:
      • Chlamydia trachomatis
      • Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    • Genital ulcer disease in men:
      • Haemophilus ducreyi (chancroid)
  • Pediatric Patients:
    • Acute otitis media (> 6 months of age) caused by Haemophilus influenzaeMoraxella catarrhalis, or Streptococcus pneumoniae
    • Community-acquired pneumonia (> 6 months of age) due to Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, Mycoplasma pneumonia, or Streptococcus pneumoniae in patients appropriate for oral therapy.
    • Pharyngitis/tonsillitis (> 2 years of age) caused by Streptococcus pyogenes as an alternative to first-line therapy in individuals who cannot use first-line therapy.

Drug Class: Macrolide antibiotics


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