Infections & Infestations
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In treatment of:
reatment and Prophylaxis of susceptible infections including M.Avium complex(MAC) infection;Prophylaxis of Endocarditis in high risk pencillin-allergic patients
1.Hypersensitivity to Azithromycin and other macrolide
Aluminium & Magnesium containing Antacids: Decrease peak serum levels.
Theophylline: Serum concentration of Theophylline increased.
Warfarin: Anticoagulant effects enhanced.
Digoxin & Cyclosporine: Increase in their serum concentration.
Carbamazepine: Toxicity occurs which may require hospitalization.
Triazolam: Increases serum levels of Triazolam leading to toxicity.
Ergot Alkaloids: Acute ergotism manifested as peripheral ischaemia.
Food: Absorption reduced by as much as 52% (should be taken 1 hr before or 2 hrs after meal).
500 mg once daily for 1 day followed by 250 mg once daily for 4 days.
For the treatment of urethritis and cervicitis: 1 - 2 g as a single dose
Prophylaxis of MAC: 1200 mg once weekly
Chancroid: 1000 mg as a single dose
Children: 10 mg / kg body weight once daily on 1 day followed by 5 mg / kg body weight once daily for 4 days.