Hofmax

Hofmax Dosage/Direction for Use

azithromycin

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Pharmahof

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Pharmahof
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Dosage/Direction for Use
Recommended dose: Adults: Acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (mild to moderate severity): Usual dosage: 500 mg/day for 3 days.
Alternative dosage: 500 mg as a single dose on the first day followed by 250 mg once daily on days 2 through 5.
Acute bacterial sinusitis: 500 mg/day for 3 days.
Community-acquired pneumonia (mild severity): 500 mg as a single dose on the first day followed by 250 mg once daily on day 2 through 5.
Genital ulcer disease (chancroid): 1 g as a single dose.
Gonococcal urethritis/cervicitis: 2 g as a single dose.
Nongonococcal urethritis/cervicitis: 1 g as a single dose.
Pharyngitis/tonsillitis (as second-line therapy): 500 mg as a single dose on the first day followed by 250 mg once daily on day 2 through 5.
Uncomplicated skin/skin structure infections: 500 mg as a single dose on the first day followed by 250 mg once daily on day 2 through 5.
Children: 2 years of age and older: Pharyngitis/tonsillitis: Usual dosage: 12 mg/kg once daily for 5 days.
Maximum dose: 500 mg/day.
6 months of age and older: Acute bacterial sinusitis: 10 mg/kg once daily for 3 days.
Acute otitis media: Usual dosage: 30 mg/kg given as a single dose.
Alternative dosage: 10 mg/kg once daily for 3 days or 10 mg/kg as a single dose on the first day, followed by 5 mg/kg on days 2 through 5.
Community-acquired pneumonia: 10 mg/kg as a single dose on the first day, followed by 5 mg/kg on days 2 through 5.
Dosage adjustment in renal impairment: Use with caution in patients with GFR <10 mL/minute.
Dosage adjustment in hepatic impairment: Use with caution due to potential for hepatotoxicity (rare). Specific guidelines for dosing in hepatic impairment have not been established.
Mode of administration: Azithromycin can be taken with or without food.
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