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Side effect(s) of Azithromycin

Read the side effects of Azithromycin as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Heart- Chest pain, abnormal heart rate, low blood pressure, abnormal heart rhythm with QT prolongation and torsades de pointes.

Gastrointestinal- Indigestion, loss of appetite, flatulence, gastritis, loose stools, vomiting, colitis and constipation.

Genitourinary- Kidney failure and vaginal inflammation.

Blood- Decrease in platelets.

Liver- Abnormal liver function, jaundice and liver failure.

Central Nervous System- Weakness, tingling, fatigue, uneasiness, dizziness/vertigo, headache, drowsiness, hyperactivity, nervousness, agitation and syncope.

Skin- Itching, severe allergic reactions, irritation, fungal infection, sweating, hives and blistering.

ENT- Hearing loss and/or tinnitus, abnormalities in taste and smell sensation.

Hypersensitivity - Allergic reaction.

Respiratory- Increased cough, inflammation of pharynx, pleural effusion and rhinitis.

Other Precautions : *Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Azithromycin

Azithromycin(Zithromax) generic is a macrolide antibiotic used for various bacterial infections such as infections of the middle ear, throat, bronchus, sinuses, skin and soft tissue. It is also useful in treating pneumonia, typhoid, gonorrhoea, granuloma inguinale and chancroid. It prevents bacterial growth.
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