Azithromycin 250mg Capsules

The full name of your medicine is Azithromycin 250mg Capsules, but within the leaflet it will be referred to as Azithromycin Capsules. Azithromycin is an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of antibiotics called “macrolides”. Azithromycin is used to treat bacterial infections caused by “microorganisms” such as bacteria. These infections include:

• Chest, throat or nasal infections (such as bronchitis, pneumonia, tonsillitis, sore throat (pharyngitis) and sinusitis)
• ear infections
• skin and soft tissue infections (such as an abscess or boil)
• sexually transmitted diseases caused by an organism called Chlamydia.

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Therapeutic Indication for Azithromycin 250mg Capsules

Treatment of the following bacterial infections induced by micro-organisms susceptible to azithromycin (see sections 4.4 and 5.1):

– infections of the lower respiratory tract: acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (adequately diagnosed) and mild to moderate community-acquired pneumonia

– infections of the upper respiratory tract: sinusitis and pharyngitis/tonsillitis (see  4.4 regarding streptococcal infections)

– acute otitis media

– infections of the skin and soft tissues of mild to moderate severity e.g. folliculitis, cellulites, erysipelas

– uncomplicated genital infections due to Chlamydia trachomatis

Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.

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