Zithromax ® (There may be other brand names for this medication).
How is it Administered?
Azithromycin comes as a tablet and as a liquid, to take by mouth. It is usually taken with or without food once a day for 1-5 days. Azithromycin is also available in an injectable (IV) form.
What is it Used For?
Azithromycin is used to treat infections.
How Does it Work?
Azithromycin is in a class of medications called macrolide antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of certain kinds of bacteria.