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Azithromycin, also known as Zithromax, belongs to the class of medicines known as antibacterials orantibiotics. These medicines kill bacteria (small organisms that can cause infection in humans) or stopbacteria from growing. Patients with weakened immune systems, includingpeople with HIV, tend to have more frequent andmore serious bacterial infections. Azithromycinwas approved by the FDA on June 14, 1996, formany uses, including the prevention and treatmentof Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) inpersons with advanced HIV infection. It is alsobeing investigated to see how well it works inpreventing other kinds of bacterial infections inpeople with HIV.
Use of azithromycin early reduces risk of recurrent, severe LRTI among young children

Use of azithromycin early reduces risk of recurrent, severe LRTI among young children

Giving antibiotics early can reduce risk of severe lower respiratory tract illness in children

Giving antibiotics early can reduce risk of severe lower respiratory tract illness in children

Antibiotics have no adverse outcome on child's physical development, shows study

Antibiotics have no adverse outcome on child's physical development, shows study

Researchers to present case report of acute inhalation lung injury related to use of e-cigarettes

Researchers to present case report of acute inhalation lung injury related to use of e-cigarettes

Common antibiotic azithromycin effectively kills many multidrug-resistant bacteria

Common antibiotic azithromycin effectively kills many multidrug-resistant bacteria

First randomized, controlled trial of pharmacotherapy in PCD patients now in place

First randomized, controlled trial of pharmacotherapy in PCD patients now in place

Case Western Reserve professor urges action to eliminate yaws

Case Western Reserve professor urges action to eliminate yaws

Manchester researcher discover novel way to eradicate cancer stem cells

Manchester researcher discover novel way to eradicate cancer stem cells

SLU researcher discovers new information about how antibiotics stop staph infections

SLU researcher discovers new information about how antibiotics stop staph infections

Tianyin Pharmaceutical releases unaudited preliminary financial results for Q1 FY 2015

Tianyin Pharmaceutical releases unaudited preliminary financial results for Q1 FY 2015

Current recommendations advise prompt antiviral treatment for high-risk patients with influenza

Current recommendations advise prompt antiviral treatment for high-risk patients with influenza

Pneumonia patients treated with azithromycin face lower risk of death, slightly increased risk of heart attack

Pneumonia patients treated with azithromycin face lower risk of death, slightly increased risk of heart attack

Review on effects of treating cholera with antimicrobial drugs

Review on effects of treating cholera with antimicrobial drugs

InSite and Senju collaborate to develop and market azithromycin ophthalmic solution using DuraSite

InSite and Senju collaborate to develop and market azithromycin ophthalmic solution using DuraSite

TPI announces financial results for second quarter fiscal year 2014

TPI announces financial results for second quarter fiscal year 2014

Researchers identify potential therapy for meibomian gland dysfunction

Researchers identify potential therapy for meibomian gland dysfunction

TPI’s revenue decreases 8.1% to $14.8 million in first quarter fiscal year 2014

TPI’s revenue decreases 8.1% to $14.8 million in first quarter fiscal year 2014

Calcium-channel blocker and antibiotic intake linked with small but greater risk of kidney injury

Calcium-channel blocker and antibiotic intake linked with small but greater risk of kidney injury

Viewpoints: Sen. Sanders says don't cut entitlements before making corporations pay taxes; Rep. Smith argues that if entitlements are tamed, other priorities will suffer

Viewpoints: Sen. Sanders says don't cut entitlements before making corporations pay taxes; Rep. Smith argues that if entitlements are tamed, other priorities will suffer

Research roundup: Health law's effects on consumer spending; Mass. experience finds increased use of laparoscopic surgery

Research roundup: Health law's effects on consumer spending; Mass. experience finds increased use of laparoscopic surgery