Azasite Ophthalmic Drops, Solution 1pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Azasite: Ophthalmic drops, solution (1%)

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Azasite 1% Ophth Soln
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Azasite 1% Ophth Soln

What is this Medicine?

AZITHROMYCIN (az ith roe MYE sin) is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Azasite: Ophthalmic drops, solution(1%)
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Azasite 1% Ophthalmic Solution

NDC: 174780307
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bacterial Conjunctivitis

Storage Information
Store opened container between 36 to 77 degrees F for up to 14 days
Store unopened containers in refrigerator (36 to 46 degrees F)
Discard within 14 days after first use
Avoid excessive heat (above 104 degrees F)
Azasite 1% Ophthalmic Solution

Reported Side Effects for Azasite 1% Ophthalmic Solution

Corneal Erosion Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Drainage Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vesicular Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Photosensitivity Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Blurred Vision Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dry Eyes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Sinus Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
<1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Eye Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eye Inflammatoin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Eczema Vaccinatum Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Scaly And Itchy Rashes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Eye Irritation Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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