Were you looking for information about Azithromycin? Azythromycin is a common misspelling of azithromycin.
Azithromycin (Zithromax®) is a type of antibiotic licensed to treat several conditions, such as bacterial infections and certain sexually transmitted diseases. This prescription medication works to kill bacteria in the body by affecting peptide activity and decreasing bacteria's ability to make protein. It is available as either a tablet or liquid suspension, and is typically taken once a day. Although most people tolerate it well, possible side effects of azithromycin can include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
(For the complete eMedTV article on this drug, click Azithromycin. This article offers an in-depth look at how azithromycin works, and also explains what to tell your doctor before taking this medication. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)