Take Zithromax exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these instructions then ask your pharmacist or doctor to explain them to you. Take each tablet with a full glass of water. Zithromax tablets can be taken with or without food. Take all of the Zithromax that has been prescribed for you. Missed dose of Zithromax Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next regularly scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and take the next one as directed. Do not take a double dose of Zithromax to cover up for the mixed dose.
Overdose of Zithromax Symptoms of an Zithromax overdose include abdominal discomfort, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Seek emergency medical attention immediately. Zithromax – Precautions Before taking Zithromax, tell your doctor if you have liver disease. Zithromax is in the FDA pregnancy category B. This means that it is not expected to harm an unborn baby. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during treatment. It is not known whether Zithromax passes into breast milk. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby. While taking Zithromax avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight. Zithromax may increase the sensitivity of the skin to sunlight. Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing when exposure to the sun is unavoidable. Tell your doctor about all prescription and non-prescription medications that you are taking before using Zithromax.