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Azithromycin (Zithromax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Azithromycin (Zithromax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Zithromax?

azithromycin

What is the Trade Name for azithromycin?

Zithromax

What are the Indications of Azithromycin (Zithromax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

URI, chronic bronchitis, lower respiratory infections, otitis media, skin infections, various STIs,
prevention of bacterial endocarditis, treatment of cystic fibrosis

What are the Actions of Azithromycin (Zithromax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

inhibits bacterial protein synthesis

What is the Therapeutic Class of Azithromycin (Zithromax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

agents for atypical mycobacterium, anti-infectives

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Azithromycin (Zithromax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Macrolide

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Date Published - Sep 8, 2017
Date Modified - Aug 5, 2017

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