Azithromycin USP 500mg

Business Unit: Human

Medicine Type: Tablet

Generic Name: Azithromycin USP 500mg

Therapeutic Class: Macrolide Antibiotic

Indication: Azithromycin is an azalide antibiotic, subclass of the macrolide class of antibiotics. Azithromycin acts by binding to the 50s ribosomal subunit of susceptible organisms and thus interferes with microbial protein synthesis. Azithin is indicated for infections (caused by susceptible organisms) in lower respiratory tract infections including bronchitis and pneumonia, in upper respiratory tract infections including sinusitis and pharyngitis/tonsillitis, in otitis media, and in skin and soft tissue infections. In sexually transmitted diseases in men and women, Azithin is also indicated in the treatment of non-gonococcal urethritis and cervicitis due to Chlamydia trachomatis.

Dosage & Administration: Adult: 500 mg Once daily orally for 7 days or more depending on the indication. For STDs: 1 gm orally as a single dose. Children's (Over 6 months): 10 mg/kg orally once daily for 5 to 7 days.

Preparation: 3x4 Tablet