HIGHLIGHTS OF PRESCRIBING INFORMATION
These highlights do not include all the information needed to use ZITHROMAX safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for ZITHROMAX.
ZITHROMAX® (azithromycin) 600 mg tablets, for oral use
ZITHROMAX® (azithromycin) for oral suspension
Initial U.S. Approval: 1991
RECENT MAJOR CHANGES
INDICATIONS AND USAGE
ZITHROMAX is a macrolide antibacterial indicated for mild to moderate infections caused by designated, susceptible bacteria:
To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of ZITHROMAX and other antibacterial drugs, ZITHROMAX should be used only to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by susceptible bacteria. (1.3)
DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
The most common adverse reactions are diarrhea (5%), nausea (3%), abdominal pain (3%), or vomiting, (no percent given). (6)
To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact Pfizer Inc at 1-800-438-1985 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.
USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS
See 17 for PATIENT COUNSELING INFORMATION.