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Azimyn / Shalzin

Azimyn is a macrolide antibiotic useful for treating upper respiratory tract infections like Otitis media, sinusitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, etc
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Indications
Acute otitis media caused by Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis or Streptococcus pneumoniae. Pharyngitis / tonsillitis caused by Streptococcus pyogenes. Acute bacterial sinusitis due to Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis or Streptococcus pneumoniae. Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease due to Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis or Streptococcus pneumoniae. Community-acquired pneumonia due to Chlamydia pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae or Streptococcus pneumoniae in patients appropriate for oral therapy. Uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections due to Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, or Streptococcus agalactiae. Abscesses usually require surgical drainage. Urethritis and cervicitis due to Chlamydia trachomatis or Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Genital ulcer disease in men due to Haemophilus ducreyi (chancroid)
Pharmacological Class
Azithromycin is a semi-synthetic macrolide antibiotic chemically related to erythromycin and clarithromycin.
Pharmacological Properties
Macrolide antibiotic
Mechanism Of Action
Azithromycin acts by binding to the 50S ribosomal subunit of susceptible microorganisms, thus interfering with microbial protein synthesis.
Side Effects
Azithromycin acts by binding to the 50S ribosomal subunit of susceptible microorganisms, thus interfering with microbial protein synthesis.
Contraindications
Known hypersensitivity to Azithromycin, any macrolide or ketolide antibiotic.
Observations
Should be taken at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after food. Human clinical and pharmacokinetic studies have shown no major drug-drug interactions between azithromycin and numerous other agents. The extent of absorption of azithromycin was unaffected by concurrent administration of antacids.

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