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Azithromycin is an antibiotic. It works to kill bacteria that cause infections.
Azithromycin comes in different forms. The extended release form may require only one dose. Follow dosing instructions carefully.
Azithromycin dose changes may occur based on levels in the blood.
May be taken as a tablet by mouth
May be taken as a liquid by mouth
May be given as a liquid into a vein by IV
Not all patients who take azithromycin will experience these side effects. Common side effects are in bold, but there may be others. Please report all suspected side effects to your doctor or pharmacist.
Be sure to discuss these and other recommendations with your doctor or pharmacist.