Azithromycin tablets are antibiotic drugs and are used for antibacterial purposes. Azithromycin tablets are used for treating bacterial infections. If you are not aware of what azithromycin tablets are, you may have taken this antibiotic treatment drug at some point without you even knowing it.
Azithromycin tablets are an approved antibiotic drug by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It is available in three dosages – 250mg, 500mg, and 600mg. Azithromycin tablets are one of the most trusted antibiotics in the market and many doctors prescribe them to patients that have developed bacterial issues and diseases. Basically, azithromycin tablets work by interfering with the bacteria’s ability to produce protein which they need for their growth and development. Through this mechanism of action, azithromycin tablets are able to effectively deal with bacterial infections.
There are many types of bacterial infections you can use azithromycin tablets for. This antibiotic medication is prescribed for bacterial diseases or issues like otitis media, bronchitis, laryngitis, pneumonia, tonsillitis, sinusitis, cervicitis, mycobacterium avium complex, skin infections, respiratory infections, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease as well as sexually transmitted diseases.
The use of azithromycin tablets is normally with food. However, this drug can also be taken with an empty stomach. Nevertheless, most healthcare providers insist that you take food before taking azithromycin tablets so you do not get an upset stomach. There are some azithromycin tablets though that must be taken without food because food slows down the absorption rate of the drug, making its effect slow or even ineffective. Continue reading