Azithromycin (Chlamydia Treatment)

Used as a treatment against Chlamydia, Azithromycin belongs to the antibiotics group named macrolides. These antibiotics treat infections caused by bacteria like Chlamydia.

How does this medication work?

Azithromycin kills the bacteria that causes Chlamydia because of its macrolide antibiotic ingredients.

Azithromycin benefits

Since Chlamydia disease shows no symptoms most of the time, regular check-ups are important so that it can be cured quickly. If untreated, the infection spreads and causes even more inflammation, which poses a threat to fertility.

Treatment with Azithromycin is simple and quick and infection is prevented from spreading further in the body and to other people.

How is Azithromycin used?

It can be obtained only with a prescription. Consult your physician and read the information pamphlet contained in the package of the medication.

Azithromycin is supposed to be taken with a beverage, once daily. 

How quickly does Azithromycin work?

Since Chlamydia is a bacteria, it usually takes around 7 days for Azithromycin to cure it. During this period, having unprotected sex isn’t advisable, as you can still transmit the bacteria to your partner, even during the process of treating it. Even if you don’t feel the symptoms anymore, you should abstain from unprotected sex during the first 7 days of the treatment.

The best Chlamydia treatment

Two types of medication are commonly used for Chlamydia, doxycycline and azithromycin. Based on your health, your physician will tell you which medication is the best one for you. Although azithromycin is only available for purchase via prescription, by consulting with the prescriber service that we provide, you can get the prescription for Azithromycin if it’s concluded that you have Chlamydia.

The proper Azithromycin dosage

Containing azithromycin monohydrate, it’s available in doses per tablet of 250mg and 500mg. Your physician will prescribe you the proper dose for your condition. Apart from Chlamydia, Azithromycin can be used for treating other illnesses.

A usual dose for Chlamydia treatment is a dose of 1000mg taken only once. For other treatments, your physician will advise you if you should take Azithromycin for 3 days or 5.

If it happens that you forgot to administer Azithromycin, it’s advised to be taken right when you remember. It’s not advised to take a double dose if your treatment lasts for more than one day.

Side effects of taking more than the necessary amount of Azithromycin are reversible hearing loss, diarrhoea and nausea. If this happens to you, contact your physician right away.

Who should not take Azithromycin?

Azithromycin is safe for adults and children. However, there are certain conditions in which you shouldn’t take Azithromycin. This medication isn’t safe if you have:

  • Been infected with Clostridium difficile bacteria and got diarrhoea from it
  • Low amounts of potassium or magnesium in your blood
  • A skeletal muscle disorder called Myasthenia Gravis
  • Difficulty hearing or you’ve experienced hearing loss
  • Abnormal heartbeat condition called Torsades de Pointes, or a slow heartbeat
  • Abnormal or prolonged QT interval on your EKG
  • Liver problems of any kind
  • Jaundice, a yellowing of the skin or the eyes from bilirubin buildup
  • A narrowing of the opening between the small intestine and the stomach

What are the side effects of azithromycin?

If you have an allergic reaction to Azithromycin, you should stop taking the medication immediately and contact your physician. Among the common side effects there are:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain, nausea or vomiting
  • Headache

If you experience more serious side effects, like:

  • Watery or bloody diarrhoea and severe stomach pain
  • Shortness of breath or a faster heartbeat, feeling like you’ll pass out
  • Any type of liver problem, dark urine, appetite loss or lethargy

Contact your doctor immediately.

Can I purchase Azithromycin via the internet?

Azithromycin is available for a safe purchase at Tru Medical . A consultation online is mandatory before you can get your order. It’s necessary to be sure that this medication is the suitable one for you.