Dosage form: coated tablets 500 mg.
Description: the tablets covered with a cover, blue, round, with biconcave surface, with a risk.
Mode of application
Prior to the appointment of a patient to the drug, it is desirable to determine the sensitivity to it of the microflora that caused the disease in this patient. Azithromycin should be taken one hour before meals or 2 hours after meals. The drug is taken once a day.
Adults with infections of the upper and lower respiratory tract, skin and soft tissue infections are prescribed 0.5 g on the first day, then 0.25 g from the 2nd to the 5th day or 0.5 g daily in For 3 days (the course dose of 1.5 g).
In acute infections of the urogenital (genitourinary) tract, single-dose 1 g (2 tablets 0.5 g each) is prescribed.
In Lyme disease (borreliosis) for the treatment of the first stage (erythemamigrans) appoint 1 g (2 tablets of 0.5 g) on the 1st day and 0.5 g daily from the 2nd to the 5th day (course dose 3 g).
Children are prescribed a drug taking into account the body weight. Children with a body weight of more than 10 kg from the calculation: in the 1st day – 10 mg / kg of body weight; In the next 4 days – 5 mg / kg. A 3-day course of treatment is possible; In this case, the single dose is 10 mg / kg. (Rate of dose 30 mg / kg body weight).
It is recommended to break for 2 hours between taking azithromycin and antacid (reducing acidity of the stomach) drugs with their simultaneous appointment.
Pregnancy and lactation
If you are pregnant (suspect that you are pregnant), breastfeed, be sure to consult your doctor before use.