Azithromycin is antibiotic medicine, which is a semisynthetic macrolide antibiotic commonly used for a wide variety of mild-to-moderate bacterial infections. Given medicine is a macrolide antibiotic that plays the role of an antibacterial drug, an environmental contaminant and a xenobiotic. It has a high degree of tissue penetration. It was approved by the FDA in 1991. It is used in the treatment of respiratory, enteric and genitourinary infections and may be used instead of other macrolides for some sexually transmitted and enteric infections.
Class of Drugs – Macrolide-type antibiotic
Molecular Formula – C38H72N2O12
Molecular Weight – 749 g/mol
Working: This macrolide-type antibiotic Azithromycin acts by restricting the bacteria from multiplying. It attacks bacteria and kills them and treats the infection. The further growth of infectious bacteria is inhibited by this antibiotic medicine.
Uses: This mentioned effective antibiotic is approved for the treatment of a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication can be used to treat various infections such as respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections. It works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria.
Popular Brands and Dosages:
- Zithromax: 250 mg, 500 mg, and 600 mg
- Cleocin: 250 mg, 500 mg, and 600 mg
- Levaquin: 250 mg, 500 mg, and 600 mg
- Septra: 250 mg, 500 mg, and 600 mg
It should not be used to treat viral infections such as common cold, flu. It should be administered only after a meal.