An azalide antibiotic which inhibits bacterial protein synthesis, and is effective against a wide range of gram‐positive, gram‐negative, and anaerobic bacteria. It is used in the treatment of mild to moderate infections caused by susceptible organisms, and may be administered orally and intravenously.
Once-daily antibiotic agent used in respiratory infections and in skin infections; similar to erythromycin.
An antibiotic used to treat chlamydial and bacterial infections of the skin and respiratory tract. Azithromycin (Zithromax) is a derivative of erythromycin. It i s associated with several side effects, including nausea, diarrhea, dizziness, sensitivity to sunlight, and vaginal candidiasis (yeast infection).
A macrolide antibiotic related to erythromycin. It is used primarily to treat infections caused by respiratory pathogens, such as Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Legionella pneumophila, and urethritis caused by gonococci and chlamydia.