Azithromycin is taken orally 1 time / day for 500 mg, regardless of food intake.
Adults (including the elderly) and children over 12 years of age with a body weight of over 45 kg
When infections of the upper and lower respiratory tract, ENT organs, skin and soft tissues: 500 mg 1 time / day for 3 days (exchange dose – 1.5 g).
For acne vulgaris of medium severity: 2 caps. 250 mg 1 time / day for 3 days, then 250 mg twice a week for 9 days. The course dose is 6.0 g.
With migrating erythema: the first day at the same time 2 caps. 500 mg, then from day 2 to day 5, 500 mg daily. Course dose 3.0 g.
For infections of the genitourinary tract caused by Chlamydia trachomatis (urethritis, cervicitis): one-time 2 caps. On 500 mg.
The appointment of patients with impaired renal function: for patients with moderate impaired renal function (CK> 40 ml / min), correction is not required.
In case of missing the antibiotic, the missed dose should be taken as soon as possible, and subsequent doses should be taken at intervals of 24 hours.
After the withdrawal of azithromycin therapy, hypersensitivity reactions in some patients may persist for a long time and may require specific therapy under the supervision of a physician.
Influence on the ability to drive vehicles and manage mechanisms
Given the likelihood of side effects from the CNS, care should be taken when driving vehicles and working with mechanisms.