Azithromycin

Azithromycin

Published on 11 April 2023

Description of the drug and side effects

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Azithromycin
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Student’s NameInstitutional AffiliationCourse TitleInstructor’s NameDue Date
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Drug Name
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Generic - AzithromycinBrand - Zithromax
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Source: Riley (2021)
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Therapeutic Effects
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CervicitisChest InfectionsChlamydiaGonorrheaLyme Disease
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Nasal InfectionsNongonocaccal UrethritisPneumoniaSinusitisSkin Infections
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Source: Riley (2021)
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Mechanism of Action
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Inhibition of bacterial protein synthesisInhibition of proinflammatory cytokine productionInhibition of neutrophil infestationMacrophage polarization alteration
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Source: Heidary et al. (2022)
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Side Effects and Cautions
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Side Effects
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DiarrheaNauseaAbdominal (Belly) PainVomitingHeadache
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Cautions
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Prolonged QT intervalDisturbed hepatic function Renal GFR
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Source: Heidary et al. (2022)
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Source: Brewer (2020)
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Drug Interactions
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Nelfinavir – liver and hearing problemsWarfarin - excessive bleeding
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Source: Brewer (2020)
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Dental Hygiene Care
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Suppresses periodontopathogens Anti-inflammatory activity for dental hygieneHeals periodontal diseases by maintaining low concentrations in macrophages and fibroblasts in periodontal tissues
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Source: Hirsch et al. (2011)
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References
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Brewer A, editor. Azithromycin: Side effects, dosage, covid-19 (under study) [Internet]. Medical News Today. MediLexicon International; 2020 [cited 2023Apr11]. Available from: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/azithromycin-oral-tablet#side-effects Heidary M, Ebrahimi Samangani A, Kargari A, Kiani Nejad A, Yashmi I, Motahar M, et al. Mechanism of action, resistance, synergism, and clinical implications of azithromycin. Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis. 2022;36(6). Hirsch R, Deng H, Laohachai MN. Azithromycin in periodontal treatment: More than an antibiotic. Journal of Periodontal Research. 2011;47(2):137–48. Riley M. The Essential Guide to Azithromycin: Usage, Precautions, Interactions and Side Effects. Interactive Media Licensing; 2021.