Azithromycin Dihydrate Oral Tablet 500Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Azithromycin Dihydrate: Oral tablet (500mg)

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Azithromycin 500mg Tab
Greenstone Ltd
Pill Identification: G  |  3070
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Azithromycin 500mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93  |  7169
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Azithromycin 500mg Tab
Greenstone Ltd
Pill Identification: G  |  3070
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Azithromycin 500mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 7169  |  93
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Azithromycin 500mg Tab
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: GG D8 

What is this Medicine?

AZITHROMYCIN (az ith roe MYE sin) is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

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Azithromycin 500mg Tablet

NDC: 597623070
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Azithromycin 500mg Tablet
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Greenstone Ltd
Pill Identification: G  |  3070
Shape: oblong
Color: pink
Daily Life Interactions for Azithromycin 500mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Azithromycin 500mg Tablet(Azithromycin)
Grapefruit juice and Azithromycin Dihydrate(Azithromycin)
Although an interaction is possible, Grapefruit Juice and Azithromycin may be used together with monitoring by your prescriber. Discuss your drug regimen and any new or worsening side effects with your health care provider.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Food and Azithromycin 500mg Tablet(Azithromycin)
Food and Azithromycin Dihydrate(Azithromycin)
Azithromycin tablets can be taken with or without food. Azithromycin suspension (liquid) is best taken on an empty stomach.
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

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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