Azithromycin EG 500 mg x 6 Tablets: Treats respiratory tract infections
Adults and older children
- Treatment of sexually transmitted diseases due to Chlamydia trachomatis: 1 g orally in a single dose
- Prophylactic treatment of MAC infections in patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV): a dose of 1.2 g per week
In all other indications, the total dose is 1.5 g, to be spread over 3 or 5 days
3-day regimen: 500 mg daily for 3 days
5-day regimen: 500 mg the first day, 250 mg the following 4 days
Children> 45 kg
3-day regimen: 10 mg / kg per day for 3 days
5-day regimen: 10 mg / kg the first day, 5 mg / kg per day the following 4 days
Administered as a single dose per day
Tablets can be taken with food
Previous food intake may improve the gastrointestinal side effects of azithromycin
The active substance is azithromycin (as azithromycin monohydrate) corresponding respectively to 500 mg per film-coated tablet.
The other ingredients (excipients) are: core: microcrystalline cellulose, pregelatinized starch, sodium starch glycolate, anhydrous colloidal silica, sodium lauryl sulfate, magnesium stearate; film coating: Opadry AMB OY-B-28920 (polyvinyl alcohol, titanium dioxide (E 171), talc, soy lecithin, xanthan gum.
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