What is Z Pak?
Z Pak is the other term used for Zithromax drug which has the generic name known as azithromycin. There are two main packages for this medication, the one with 250 grams and the other with 600 grams for oral use. This medication belongs to the family of drugs containing macrolide antibiotics. It is basically an anti bacterial prescription which the body needed to fight off certain ailments and diseases caused by oftentimes deadly bacteria.
Infections which are primarily bacterial in nature are helped treated and cured through the use of azithromycin. There are various ailment caused by bacteria including skin infections, respiratory infections, STD or sexually transmitted diseases and ear infections among others. Nevertheless, there are also other known purposes that this medicine is used for other than the aforementioned ailments.
There are known health concerns which basically require patients to take this pill and undergo special tests. If you have liver or kidney diseases, it is most likely that you will need Zithromax. Other health dilemmas to deal with using this type of antibiotic include prolonged QT syndrome, myasthenia gravis and heart rhythm problems.
There are certain important and vital points patients must consider and consult with their doctors before using Z Pak or Zithromax. For instance, it is not a recommended drug for those with allergic reaction to the drug. You must also avoid using this medication if you are sensitive to medications with similar formulation such as erythromycin. Other drugs to prevent intake include troleandomycin, telithromycin and clarithromycin.
Just like any other drugs and medications, Z Pak also has some side effects especially when taken without proper consultation with a certified health professional. It could result to allergic reactions or more serious and even fatal results. Patients could experience chest pains and palpitation, diarrhea, nausea, fever, headache, sore throat and appetite loss.