Azithromycin - semi-synthetic broad-spectrum antibiotic that belongs to the macrolide group.
Azithromycin is active against gram-positive bacteria: Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus spp. (including Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes).
Azithromycin is active against gram-negative bacteria: Haemophilus influenzae, Haemophilus parainfluenzae, Haemophilus ducreyi, Moraxella catarrhalis, Escherichia coli, Bordetella pertussis, Bordetella parapertussis, Borrelia burgdorferi, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Campylobacter spp., Legionella pneumophila.
Azithromycin is active against anaerobic bacteria: Bacteroides fragilis.
Also Azithromycin is active against Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Mycoplasma hominis, Treponema pallidum and Toxoplasma gondii.
Pharmacokinetics: Azithromycin is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, is rapidly distributed in the tissues.
As a result of demethylation, 35% of azithromycin is metabolized in the liver.
Approximately 59% of Azithromycin is excreted in the bile, approximately 4.5% in the urine.
- middle ear infections
- strep throat
- infections of the skin and soft tissues
- gonorrheal and non-gonorrheal urethritis
- traveler's diarrhea
- Lyme disease (Borreliosis)
Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to Azithromycin and other antibiotics that belongs to the macrolide group.
Package: 3 capsules 500 mg