Azithromycin 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.
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.
Azithromycin 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.
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.
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.
Read more about Azithromycin 500mg on the FDA website.