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Azithromycin (Zithromax)

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Azithromycin (Zithromax)

What is the Generic Name for Zithromax?

Azithromycin

What is the Trade Name for Azithromycin?

Zithromax

What are the Indications of Azithromycin (Zithromax)?

  • 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)?

Inhibits bacterial protein synthesis

What is the Therapeutic Class of Azithromycin (Zithromax)?

Agents for atypical mycobacterium, anti-infectives

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Azithromycin (Zithromax)?

Macrolide

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Date Published - Jan 29, 2016
Date Modified - Jun 24, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.