Azithromycin is the active substance of the following antibacterial drugs:
By the mechanism of action, analogues of azithromycin are:
- Rovamycin Spiramycin Vero;
The use of azithromycin is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to macrolide antibiotics. Caution is necessary when prescribing the drug to patients with liver or kidney dysfunction, as well as with a history of allergic reactions.
The active substance crosses the placenta, therefore, during pregnancy, the drug is prescribed only in cases where the potential benefits of the application outweigh the risk to the fetus. azithromycin online Breastfeeding for the treatment period is stopped.
The domestic manufacturer's antibiotic is Pharmstandard-Leksredstva OJSC. http://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a697037.html Capsules contain 250 mg or 500 mg of azithromycin. Patients older than 12 years take the drug 2 hours before or after meals, observing the daily break between use. Indications for use:
- respiratory diseases - 0.5 g per day for 3 days;
- infections of the urinary system and genitals - immediately take 1 g (2 pieces of 0.5 g each);
- infection of the skin, purulent inflammation - 1 g on the first day of treatment, then 0.5 g for another 4 days.
The average packaging price of 6 pieces of 250 mg each is about 301 rubles, 2 capsules of 500 mg - 247 rubles, 3 capsules of 500 mg - 350 rubles..,