Azithrin

Azithrin

azithromycin

Manufacturer:

T. O. Chemicals

Distributor:

T. O. Chemicals
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Azithromycin
Indications/Uses
Upper & lower resp tract infections including sinusitis & pharyngitis/tonsilitis, bronchitis & pneumonia. Odontostomatological, skin & soft tissue infections. Acute otitis media. STD in men & women (uncomplicated genital infections due to Chlamydia trachomatis & non-multiresistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae; chancroid due to Haemophilus ducreyi, concurrent infection w/ Treponema pallidum). Alone or in combination w/ ethambutol for treatment of disseminated Mycobacterium avium intracellulare complex (DMAC) infection in patients w/ advanced HIV. Alone or in combination w/ rifabutin for prophylaxis against MAC infection in HIV infected patients.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult STD caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, Haemophilus ducreyi or susceptible Neisseria gonorrhoeae 1,000 mg as a single oral dose. DMAC infection in advanced HIV-infected patients 600 mg once daily in combination w/ other antimycobacterials including ethambutol. All other indications 1,500 mg given as 500 mg once daily for 3 days. Childn Max dose: 1,500 mg. Streptococcal pharyngitis & acute otitis media 30 mg/kg given as a single daily dose of 10 mg/kg/day for 3 days.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take at least 1 hr before or 2 hr after meals or Al- & Mg-containing antacids.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to macrolides & ketolides.
Special Precautions
Severe hepatic or renal impairment. Azithrin contains sucrose.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhea/loose stools, nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, headache.
Drug Interactions
Ergot derivatives, digoxin or cyclosporine.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01FA10 - azithromycin ; Belongs to the class of macrolides. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Azithrin cap 250 mg
Packing/Price
1 × 6's
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