Zithromax 500mg (NDC: 0069-3070)

Name:

Zithromax 500mg

NDC:

0069-3070

Generic Name:

Azithromycin Dihydrate

Strength:

500mg

Form:

Tablet

Labeler:

Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc

Shape:

Oval

Color:

Pink

Imprint:

PFIZER;ZTM500

Medication Class:

Macrolide Antibiotic

Active Ingredient:

Azithromycin Dihydrate

Pregnancy Category:

Consult your physician (Category B)

Illustration:

Pill Illustration: Zithromax 500mg (0069-3070)

Similar NDCs

52125-700

About this medication

Zithromax is the name of the medication. It comes in the form of a tablet, and should be taken by mouth. It belongs to a class of medications called Macrolide Antibiotic.

Why is this medication prescribed

Germs can cause infections in the body. The symptoms depend on the location of the infection in the body. This medication is used for many kinds of infections caused by germs. It is good only for infections caused by Macrolide Antibiotic sensitive germs.

How does it work

Zithromax belongs to a group of medications called Macrolide Antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of germs and helps your body to fight it. Complete the antibiotic treatment as the doctor ordered even if you feel better. Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

How to use it

This medication comes as a tablet. You should put it in your mouth and swallow it with a glass of water. Do not chew, break or crush it. Swallow it whole.

What to do if you are pregnant

Tell your physician if you become pregnant. There are not enough studies about this medication in pregnant women. Use the medication during pregnancy only if clearly needed.

More Information

Read more about Zithromax 500mg on the FDA website.

Last Update: May 13th 2017
Data sources: Label (May 13th 2017), FDA (May 31st 2015)

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