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ZM Tablets

ZM Tablets

Composition

ZM-250 Tablets
Each tablet contains:
Azithromycin Dihydrate equivalent to Azithromycin (anhydrous) IP ……………250 mg

ZM-500 Tablets
Each tablet contains:
Azithromycin Dihydrate equivalent to Azithromycin (anhydrous) IP ……………500 mg

Indications   ( Adults )

Azithromycin tablets are indicated in the treatment of the following infections:

Acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Acute bacterial sinusitis
Community-acquired pneumonia except Patients with cystic fibrosis,Patients with nosocomially acquired infections ,Patients with known or suspected bacteraemia , patients requiring hospitalization Elderly or debilitated patients Patients with significant underlying health problems that may compromise their ability to respond to their illness (including immunodeficiency or functional asplenia)
Pharyngitis/tonsillitis.
Uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections
Urethritis and cervicitis
Genital ulcer Azithromycin, at the recommended dose, should not be relied upon to treat syphilis.

Dosage and Administration  (Adults)

Infection

Recommended Dose/Duration of Therapy

Community-acquired pneumonia (mild severity)
Pharyngitis/tonsillitis (second-line therapy)
Skin/skin structure (uncomplicated)

500 mg as a single dose on day 1, followed by 250 mg once daily from day 2 to day 5

Acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (mild to moderate)

500 mg o.d. x 3 days
OR
500 mg as a single dose on day 1, followed by 250 mg once daily from day 2 to day 5

Acute bacterial sinusitis

500 mg o.d. x 3 days

Genital ulcer disease (chancroid)

One single 1 gram dose

Non-gonoccocal urethritis and cervicitis

One single 1 gram dose

Gonococcal urethritis and cervicitis

One single 2 gram dose

ZM  tablets can be taken with or without food.

Contraindications

Azithromycin is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to azithromycin, erythromycin and any macrolide or ketolide antibiotic.

Packaging Information

ZM-250 Tablets ……………Strip pack of 6 tablets
ZM-500 Tablets ……………Strip pack of 3 tablets