Also known as: Azithromycin
Azithrocine is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. It is also used to prevent Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) disease in patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Azithrocine belongs to the class of drugs known as macrolide antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. However, Azithrocine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections. Azithrocine injection may be used for other problems as determined by your doctor.
Azithrocine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although these uses are not included in product labeling, Azithrocine is used in certain patients with the following medical condition: Trachoma (treatment).
Use Azithrocine as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Azithrocine is usually given as an injection at your doctor's office, hospital, or clinic. If you will be using Azithrocine at home, a health care provider will teach you how to use it. Be sure you understand how to use Azithrocine. Follow the procedures you are taught when you use a dose. Contact your health care provider if you have any questions.
Do not use Azithrocine if it contains particles, is cloudy or discolored, or if the vial is cracked or damaged.
Keep this product, as well as syringes and needles, out of the reach of children and pets. Do not reuse needles, syringes, or other materials. Ask your health care provider how to dispose of these materials after use. Follow all local rules for disposal.
o clear up your infection completely, use Azithrocine for the full course of treatment. Keep using it even if you feel better in a few days.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Azithrocine.
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. Symptoms of an Azithrocine overdose may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach discomfort.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.
Ask your healthcare professional how you should dispose of any medicine you do not use.
Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.
Do not refrigerate or freeze the Zmax® extended-release oral suspension. After water has been added to the powder, use the dose within 12 hours and throw away any unused liquid after your dose.
You may store the Azithrocine® oral liquid at room temperature or in the refrigerator. Do not freeze the bottle. Do not keep the oral liquid for more than 10 days. Throw away any unused liquid after all doses are completed.
Detailed Azithrocine dosage information