AZITHROMYCIN (AS DIHYDRATE) 250 MG
4.1 Therapeutic indications
Azithromycin is indicated for the treatment of the following infections when known or likely to be due to one or more susceptible microorganisms (see section 5.1):
– community-acquired pneumonia
– pharyngitis/tonsillitis (see section 4.4 regarding streptococcal infections)
– otitis media
– skin and soft tissue infections
– uncomplicated genital infections due to Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Considerations should be given to official guidance regarding the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.
4.2 Posology and method of administration
Zithromax capsules should be given as a single daily dose.
In common with many other antibiotics Zithromax Capsules should be taken at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after food.
Children over 45 kg body weight and adults, including elderly patients:
The total dose of azithromycin is 1500 mg which should be given over three days (500 mg once daily).
Pack : 24 tabs