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What Is Azithromycin Used For? - Zithromax (Azithromycin)

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  • What Is Azithromycin Used For?
    What is azithromycin used for? This eMedTV page explains that azithromycin is used to treat common infections (such as pneumonia and ear infections) in both children and adults, as well as sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea and chlamydia.
  • What Is Aztreonam Injection Used For?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, aztreonam injection is used to treat infections caused by certain bacteria. The drug also has off-label uses, which are listed in the article. This resource also describes how the drug works.
  • What Is Biocef Used For?
    What is Biocef used for? As this segment of the eMedTV library explains, Biocef is commonly used to treat various bacterial infections and prevent bacterial endocarditis. Off-label uses and uses for the drug in children are also described.
  • What Is Cefdinir Used for?
    What is cefdinir used for? As this eMedTV segment explains, the drug is used for the treatment of bacterial infections in adults and children. Cefdinir is commonly used to treat skin infections, pneumonia, strep throat, and tonsillitis.
  • What Is Cefixime Used For?
    Cefixime is licensed for adults and children who have infections caused by certain types of bacteria. This eMedTV Web page focuses on specific uses for cefixime, including approved and unapproved uses. It also describes how this antibiotic works.
  • What Is Cefotetan Used For?
    Cefotetan is approved for adults who have infections caused by certain types of bacteria. This eMedTV Web selection covers specific uses for cefotetan. It also explains why a doctor may occasionally prescribe the drug for off-label uses.
  • What Is Cefpodoxime Used For?
    Cefpodoxime is licensed for adults and children who have infections caused by certain types of bacteria. This eMedTV resource focuses on specific uses for cefpodoxime. It also describes some situations when a doctor may prescribe it for unapproved uses.
  • What Is Cefprozil Used For?
    Cefprozil is licensed for adults and children who have infections caused by certain types of bacteria. This eMedTV resource covers specific uses for cefprozil. It also explains why a doctor may occasionally prescribe the drug for off-label purposes.
  • What Is Ceftaroline Used For?
    Ceftaroline is approved for adults with pneumonia or skin infections caused by certain types of bacteria. This eMedTV resource focuses on what ceftaroline is used for. It also explores some unapproved uses for this antibiotic and explains how it works.
  • What Is Ceftibuten Used For?
    Approved for use in adults and children, ceftibuten is an antibiotic used to treat various infections. This eMedTV page details approved and unapproved uses for this prescription drug. It also offers an explanation on how it works to kill bacteria.
  • What Is Cipro For?
    As this eMedTV Web article discusses, Cipro is approved for treating various bacterial infections, including pneumonia and sinus infections. This article takes a closer look at what Cipro is used for, including possible off-label uses of this drug.
  • What Is Cipro Used For?
    As this eMedTV article discusses, Cipro is used for treating various bacterial infections, such as pneumonia and bronchitis. This article takes a closer look at uses of this medication and how the drug works to prevent bacteria from multiplying.
  • What Is Cipro?
    If you have a bacterial infection, your doctor may suggest Cipro. This eMedTV Web page offers a brief description of what Cipro is prescribed for, including specific uses and details on how the drug works. A link to more information is also provided.
  • What Is Clarithromycin Used For?
    This eMedTV page explains that clarithromycin is used for treating bacterial infections, such as pneumonia and sinus infections. This page takes a closer look at other uses for the prescription drug, including possible off-label uses.
  • What Is Merca?
    As this eMedTV page explains, MRSA is caused by the S. aureus bacteria. However, it is different from a "regular" staph infection. This article explains why and lists ways to prevent infection. "What is merca?" is a common misspelling of "what is MRSA?"
  • What Is Mercer Illness?
    MRSA is a type of bacterial staph infection that is resistant to certain antibiotics. This eMedTV segment explains how the condition is transmitted and treated. "What is mercer illness?" is a common misspelling used when searching for information on MRSA.
  • What Is Moxifloxacin Used For?
    Moxifloxacin is used for treating certain types of bacterial infections in adults. This eMedTV resource discusses moxifloxacin uses in more detail, explores the risk of using this antibiotic in children, and lists possible off-label uses for the drug.
  • What Is Norfloxacin Used For?
    As this eMedTV segment explains, norfloxacin is used for treating certain types of gonorrhea, prostatitis, and urinary tract infections. This page discusses how this prescription antibiotic works and also describes possible off-label uses of the drug.
  • What Is Ofloxacin Used For?
    The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of ofloxacin for specific bacterial infections. This eMedTV article lists some of the conditions this drug can treat and discusses its use in children and older adults, as well as off-label uses.
  • What Is Ofloxacin?
    This page of the eMedTV library explains what ofloxacin is and the conditions it is approved to treat. It also describes the various forms, factors that affect the dose you are prescribed, and important guidelines regarding treatment.
  • What Is Rifampin Used For?
    Rifampin helps treat tuberculosis and cases where people have a certain type of bacteria but no symptoms. This eMedTV page offers more detail on specific rifampin uses. It also explains some off-label (unapproved) uses and discusses how the drug works.
  • What Is Rocephin Prescribed For?
    As this eMedTV page discusses, Rocephin is approved for treating certain bacterial infections and preventing infections during surgery. This article takes a closer look at what Rocephin is prescribed for, including possible off-label uses of this drug.
  • What Is Rocephin Used For?
    What is Rocephin used for? As this eMedTV page discusses, Rocephin can substitute for penicillin, treat infections in newborns and children, and prevent infection during surgery. Off-label Rocephin uses include treating chancroid and epididymitis.
  • What Is Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim Used For?
    Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim is used for treating ear infections, UTIs, and other bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web page covers the drug's uses in more detail and discusses the use of this antibiotic in children.
  • What Is the Generic for Ofloxacin?
    You can get a prescription for ofloxacin in generic and brand-name forms. This eMedTV resource provides a brief overview of this drug, with information on the different strengths and forms, as well as factors that can affect your dose.
  • What Type of Antibiotic Is Cipro?
    Your healthcare provider may prescribe Cipro to treat various bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web selection provides more information on Cipro, including what type of antibiotic it is and how it works to prevent bacteria from multiplying.
  • Who Is at Risk for Getting MRSA?
    Living in unsanitary conditions, being obese, or playing contact sports may increase your risk of MRSA. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at other possible MRSA risk factors for both healthcare-associated MRSA and community-associated MRSA.
  • Yersinia
    Yersinia are the bacteria that can cause plague (among other illnesses). This section of the eMedTV library highlights these three important human pathogens, possible symptoms, and how common infection with them is.
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