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Azithromycin

(uh-zith-roe-MYE-sin)

Azithromycin (Zithromax) is a medicine used to treat infections.

It is also used in patients with cystic fibrosis to help improve lung function and decrease inflammation in the airways.

Azithromycin can be given by mouth as a tablet or liquid and is also available as an intravenous (IV) injection. 

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Special Instructions

If Your Child Misses a Dose

Possible Side Effects of Medication

Call Your Child's Doctor If:


Last Updated: 11/2013