|Composition of Product||Azithromycin 250 mg|
|Storage||store in a cool, dry place and avoid direct sunlight|
Highlights for azithromycin
Azithromycin side effects
Azithromycin oral tablet doesn’t cause drowsiness but it can cause other side effects.
More common side effects
The more common side effects of azithromycin oral tablet can include:
If these effects are mild, they may go away within a few days or a couple of weeks. If they’re more severe or don’t go away, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Serious side effects
Call your doctor right away if you have serious side effects. Call 911 if your symptoms feel life-threatening or if you think you’re having a medical emergency.
Serious side effects can include:
Liver problems. Symptoms can include:
QT prolongation. This can cause fast or irregular heart rhythm
Allergic reactions. Symptoms can include:
Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (in newborns). Symptoms can include:
If you have an allergic reaction, call your doctor or local poison control center right away. If your symptoms are severe, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. Don’t take this drug again if you’ve ever had an allergic reaction to it. Taking it again could cause death.
Disclaimer: Our goal is to provide you with the most relevant and current information. However, because drugs affect each person differently, we cannot guarantee that this information includes all possible side effects. This information is not a substitute for medical advice. Always discuss possible side effects with a healthcare provider who knows your medical history.
Antibiotic-associated diarrhea warning: Almost all antibiotics, including azithromycin, can cause diarrhea. It may cause mild diarrhea to severe inflammation of your colon, which can cause death. Call your doctor if you have severe diarrhea or diarrhea that lasts after you stop taking this drug.
Liver problems warning: In rare cases, this drug can cause liver problems. If you already have liver disease, it could make your liver function worse. Your doctor may need to monitor your liver function. They may do blood tests to check how well your liver is working. If your liver isn’t working well, your doctor may have you stop taking this drug.