Azithromycin is no longer recommended for treating chlamydia. This is because it no longer works well as a treatment, due to an increase in antibiotic resistance. This change in treatment recommendations comes from national guidelines published by BASHH. The current recommended treatment for chlamydia is now doxycycline. Azithromycin is an antibiotic which is used to treat a range of bacterial infections. These bacteria need certain proteins, without which they can’t grow and reproduce. Azithromycin prevents the bacteria from producing the proteins, thus preventing them from multiplying. This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs. This single-dose form of the medication is used to treat certain infections, including genital infections. This medication will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness. This form of azithromycin is not intended for use by children. Take this medication by mouth, with or without food. Mix the contents of one packet in 2 ounces (60 milliliters) of water. Add another 2 ounces of water, mix, and drink the entire amount.
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