Buy UK Pharma Azithromycin (Chlamydia Treatment) 500mg x 3 tablets

UK Pharma Azithromycin (Chlamydia Treatment) 500mg x 3 tablets
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Azithromycin 500mg x 3 tablets

What is Azithromycin?

Azithromycin is an antibiotic useful for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections. This includes middle ear infections, strep throat, pneumonia, traveler's diarrhea, and certain other intestinal infections. It may also be used for a number of sexually transmitted infections including chlamydia and gonorrhea infections.

What is Azithromycin used for?

Azithromycin is commonly used for treating chlamydia, but can also be used for a variety of other bacterial infections, including:

  • Chest, throat or nasal infections

  • Ear infections

  • Skin and soft tissue infections

How do I take Azithromycin?

Azithromycin tablets can be taken with or without food, and it is suggested to take it with half a glass of water.

The normal dosage for chlamydia treatment is 1000mg all in one go, then 500mg daily for two days. The entire course is 3 days long.

If you miss an Azithromycin dose

Azithromycin is used for chlamydia treatment. It previously was taken as a single dose of 1000mg (for example 4 x 250mg tablets or 2x 500mg tablets. Due to the infection becoming resistant to treatment, Azithromycin must now be taken as a 3 day course.

If you miss a tablet by less than 12 hours of when you were due to take it, then you can simple take the tablet.

Prematurely stopping an Azithromycin treatment course can cause bacteria resistance and your infection may come back again.

How long should I take Azithromycin for?

On day one, you need to take take 1000mg on day one (2 x 500mg tablets). On day two, you need to take 500mg (1 x 500mg tablet). On day three, you need to take 500mg (1 x 500mg tablet).

What medications can't I take with Azithromycin?

Below is a list of medications that may interfere with Azithromycin:

• Antacids – Should be taken at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after the antacid
• Ergotamine – Should not be taken at the same time as serious side effects may develop
• Cholesterol lowering medicines (statins)
• Warfarin or similar medicines – Used to thin the blood. Azithromycin can thin the blood even more
• Cisapride – Should not be taken at the same time as this may cause severe heart problems 
• Terfenadine – Should not be taken at the same time as this may cause severe heart problems
• Zidovudine or Nelfinavir – Used to treat HIV infections. Taking nelfinavir with Azithromycin may induce side-effects
• Rifabutin – Used to treat tuberculosis (TB)
• Quinidine – Used to treat heart rhythm problems
• Cyclosporin – Your doctor may change your dose
• Alfentanil – A painkiller, use with Azithromycin may make the effects stronger
• Theophylline – Use with Azithromycin may make the effects stronger
• Digoxin – Used to treat heart problems, use with Azithromycin may make the effects stronger
• Astemizol – Used to treat hay fever, use with Azithromycin may make the effects stronger
• Pimozide – Used to treat mental health problems, use with Azithromycin may make the effects stronger

Azithromycin side effects

As with any form of medication, Azithromycin treatment has side effects. For a full list of side effects, please read the Patient Information Leaflet of Azithromycin.  Below are a few of the common side effects of taking Azithromycin:

• Diarrhoea
• Abdominal pain
• Feeling sick (nausea)
• Loose wind (flatulence).
• Lack of appetite (anorexia)
• Feeling dizzy
• Headache
• Sensation of pins and needles or numbness (paraesthesia)
• Changes in your sense of taste
• Visual impairment
• Deafness
• Being sick (vomiting), stomach pain or cramps, loss of appetite, problems digesting your food
• Skin rashes and itching
• Joint pain (arthralgia)
• Fatigue
• Change in the quantity of the white blood cells and the concentration of bicarbonate in the blood

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