Azithromycin

Azithromycin

Azithromycin : 

It is an azalide antibiotic, a subclass of the of the macrolides. 
It retains the spectrum of activity of entromycin against gram positive and gram negative pathogens and has increased activity against many gram negative a typical micro organism. 
It has a greater acid stability then erythromycin and its gastrointestinal tolerance is better than that of erythromycin. 
It acts by interfering with microbial protein synthesis by binding to the 50 s ribosomal subunit.

Indication :
 
  • Upper and lower respiratory tract infections. 
  • Skin and soft tissues infections, 
  • Urogenital infections.
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