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Azithromycin Stomach Pain

azithromycin stomach pain

What is azithromycin?

Azithromycin is an antibiotic that fights bacteria.

Azithromycin is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria, such as respiratory infections, skin infections, ear infections, and sexually transmitted diseases.

Azithromycin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

How to Avoid Stomach Pain when Taking Antibiotics

While antibiotics work well when fighting off bacterial infections, they can often have a less productive effect on your digestive system. Stomach pain is a common side effect of taking antibiotics, because antibiotics can kill the normal bacteria in your stomach.[1] Luckily, there are some methods you can use to reduce your chances of experiencing stomach pain when taking your medication.

How is this medicine (Azithromycin Tablets) best taken?

Use this medicine (azithromycin tablets) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.

  • Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach.
  • Do not take antacids within 2 hours before or 2 hours after taking this medicine (azithromycin tablets).
  • To gain the most benefit, do not miss doses.
  • Keep taking this medicine (azithromycin tablets) as you have been told by your doctor or other health care provider, even if you feel well.

How do I store and/or throw out Azithromycin Tablets?

  • Store at room temperature.
  • Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
  • Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.

Throw away unused or expired drugs. Do not flush down a toilet or pour down a drain unless you are told to do so. Check with your pharmacist if you have questions about the best way to throw out drugs. There may be drug take-back programs in your area.

How does this medication work? What will it do for me?

Azithromycin belongs to the family of medications known as macrolide antibiotics. It is used to treat certain types of infections that are caused by bacteria. It is most commonly used to treat ear infections (e.g., otitis media), throat infections, lung infections (e.g., pneumonia), certain sexually transmitted infections, and skin infections. It can also be used to prevent mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) infections in people with HIV infection and to treat flare-ups of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) caused by bacteria.

General drug facts

If your child’s symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your child’s doctor.

Do not share your child’s drug with others and do not give anyone else’s drug to your child.

Keep a list of all your child’s drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your child’s doctor.

Talk with your child’s doctor before giving your child any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.

Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your child’s doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.

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