Azithromycin 250mg Film-coated tablets

Azithromycin is an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of antibiotics called `macrolides`.

Azithromycin is used to treat bacterial infections caused by `micro-organisms` such as bacteria. These infections include:

  • chest infections such as acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (adequately diagnosed) and pneumonia
  • infections in your sinus, throat, tonsil or ears
  • mild to moderate skin and soft tissue infections e.g. infection of the hair follicles (folliculitis), bacterial infection of the skin and its deeper layers (cellulitis), skin infection with shiny red swelling (erysipelas)
  • infections caused by a bacteria called ‘Chlamydia trachomatis’. They can cause inflammation of the tube that carries urine from your bladder (urethra) or where your womb joins your vagina (cervix)

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Therapeutic Indication for Azithromycin 250mg Film-coated tablets

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;

–  acute otitis media;

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

–  uncomplicated Chlamydia trachomatis urethritis and cervicitis.

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

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