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azithromycin 600 mg - oral, Zithromax

GENERIC NAME: AZITHROMYCIN 600 MG - ORAL (ay-ZITH-roe-MYE-sin)

BRAND NAME(S): Zithromax

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USES: Azithromycin is used to prevent and treat a very serious type of infection (mycobacteria or MAC). It is a macrolide-type antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.This medication will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.




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