Azithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic with a wide range of action, used to treat bacterial infections, including Bordetella pertusis (responsible for the development of pertussis), syphilis, diphtheria, acne and gastrointestinal tract infections.
Azithromycin is one f the few antibiotics which are affective against atypical bacteria which do not consist of cell wall or live inside host’s cells. Administed azithromycin bind with the 50S ribosomal subunit and deactivates tRNA, thus stopping the bacteria replication process and supporting the immune system
- azithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic which fights bacterial venereal diseases
- two 500-mg pills are an efficient treatment against chlamydia and ureaplasma infections
- in case of inflammation of the urethra and some other diseases – an effective treatment takes five days only, when using 250-mg pills
- in case of gonorrhea a single 1000-mg dose of azithromycin is enough, if coupled with an appropriate dose of Cefixime