Therapeutic Indications

Azithromycin is indicated for:

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

Azithromycin as powder for solution for infusion is indicated for the treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) due to susceptible microorganisms, in patients where initial intravenous therapy is required.

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 500 mg once daily

Bronchitis, community-acquired pneumonia

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

Azithromycin is indicated for the treatment of bronchitis and community-acquired pneumonia when known or likely to be due to one or more susceptible microorganisms.

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 500 mg once daily

Treatment 2: Intravenous - 500 mg once daily

Pharyngitis, tonsillitis

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

Azithromycin is indicated for the treatment of pharyngitis/tonsillitis when known or likely to be due to one or more susceptible microorganisms.

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 500 mg once daily

Skin and soft tissue infections

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

Azithromycin is indicated for the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections when known or likely to be due to one or more susceptible microorganisms.

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 500 mg once daily

Uncomplicated genital infections due to Chlamydia trachomatis

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

Azithromycin is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated genital infections due to Chlamydia trachomatis.

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 1000 mg once daily

Uncomplicated genital infections due to Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

Azithromycin is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated genital infections due to Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 1000-2000 mg once daily

Sinusitis

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

Azithromycin is indicated for the treatment of sinusitis when known or likely to be due to one or more susceptible microorganisms.

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 500 mg once daily

Otitis media

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

Azithromycin is indicated for the treatment of otitis media when known or likely to be due to one or more susceptible microorganisms.

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 500 mg once daily

Contraindications

Active ingredient Azithromycin is contraindicated in the following cases:

Cisapride

No gender/age discrimination

Concomitant administration of macrolides with cisapride is contraindicated.

Hypersensitivity to macrolide antibiotic

No gender/age discrimination