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People who have certain types of bacterial infections or sexually transmitted diseases may benefit from azithromycin (Zithromax®). This prescription medication is part of a class of antibiotics known as macrolides, and it works by affecting peptide activity and decreasing bacteria's ability to make protein. Although most people tolerate azithromycin well, it is not suitable for everyone. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider about any other medical conditions you may have and any other medications you are taking (including vitamins and herbal supplements) before starting treatment with this medication.
(To read the full eMedTV article on this drug, click Azithromycin. This article discusses how azithromycin works, general dosing guidelines, and what to tell your healthcare provider prior to taking it. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)