The dosage that your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
  • Your age
  • The medical condition you are being treated for
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may be currently taking.
As with any drug, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Azithromycin Dosage for more information about this topic.)

Side Effects of Azithromycin

As with any medicine, there are possible side effects with azithromycin. However, not everyone who takes it will experience side effects. When people do develop side effects, they are generally minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or a healthcare provider.
Common side effects of this drug include, but are not limited to:
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Cramping
  • Abdominal pain (or stomach pain)
  • Headache.
There are also a number of less common but more serious side effects that can occur.
(Click Azithromycin Side Effects to learn about the specific side effects of the drug, including possible serious side effects to look out for.)

Drug Interactions

Azithromycin can potentially interact with a number of other medicines.
(Click Azithromycin Drug Interactions for more information about these possible interactions.)
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