Zithromax Australia contains the active ingredient called azithromycin (a macrolide antibacterial drug), which is designed for oral administration. Zithromax also contains such inactive ingredients as: pregelatinized starch, dibasic calcium phosphate anhydrous, sodium croscarmellose, sodium lauryl sulfate, magnesium stearate. It also contains an aqueous film coat, which consists of hypromellose, lactose, titanium dioxide and also triacetin.

Zithromax Australia should only be used for treatment of infections, which are proven to be caused by activities of susceptible bacteria. Once culture and susceptibility information are complete, they should be used for proper selection or modification of appropriate antibacterial therapy. Zithromax Australia is a macrolide antibacterial drug, which is generally indicated for the treatment of patients, who suffer from mild to moderate infections, which were initially caused by susceptible strains of certain microorganisms and in conditions specified below:

  • Non-gonococcal urethritis as well as cervicitis caused by Chlamydia trachomatis;
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD);
  • Mycobacterial Infections;
  • Prophylaxis of Disseminated Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC) Disease

Zithromax Australia alone as well as in conjunction with rifabutin (in approved doses), can be prescribed for prevention of disseminated MAC disease among people who suffer from advanced HIV infection.

Zithromax Australia is generally prescribed to treat infections caused by bacteria and located in different body parts. It is usually used Chlamydia treatment. Zithromax Australia belongs to antibiotic family (group of medicines called azalides). The azalides represent a sub-class of antibiotics group called macrolides. The basis of work of Zithromax Australia is killing or stopping the development and growth of bacteria, which cause your infection. Zithromax Australia is not effective for treatment of viral infections (e.g. colds or flu). Zithromax Australia tablets should be swallowed whole with water. Zithromax Australia oral suspension bottle should be shaken before use and taken by using the measuring syringe. Zithromax Australia may be taken both with or without food.

Side Effects

Inform your doctor immediately, if you experience any inconvenience, while taking Zithromax Australia. Most side effects caused by Zithromax Australia are minor and only temporary. However, some of them may have serious effects and you will require some medical assistance. Get in touch with your physician, if you suffer from any of symptoms listed below:

  • vaginal thrush – sore and/or itchy vagina with some white discharges;
  • oral thrush –furry, white, sore tongue and entire mouth as well;
  • nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, indigestion, stomach pain, diarrhoea, constipation;
  • headache, dizziness, spinning head feeling;
  • drowsiness, tiredness, fatigue;
  • muscle or joint pain;
  • skin rash;
  • altered taste and smell;
  • hearing loss or ringing sound in the ears.

Please, contact hospital emergency or your doctor directly at once, if you notice some of the following serious symptoms:

  • severe and persistent diarrhoea;
  • irregular and increased heartbeat;
  • redness, itchiness, blistering and swelling;
  • decreased sensitivity (especially in skin);
  • aggressive reaction, anxiety, nervousness and/or agitation;
  • bleeding and/or bruising more easily than usually (characterized by reddish/purplish blotches underneath the skin);
  • dark urine colour or blood in urine as well as bowel motions;
  • strong upper stomach ache accompanied by vomiting and nausea.


Do not abruptly stop taking Zithromax Australia without prior consultation with your doctor. Do not lower the dosage of this drug without doctor’s permission. Do not give Zithromax Australia to anybody else, even if they have experience same symptoms as you. Zithromax can only be prescribed by doctor. If you are planning to start taking some new medications, please inform your doctor that you are currently taking Zithromax. If you get pregnant during the Zithromax treatment, immediately inform your doctor. Instantly contact your physician if during Zithromax treatment your baby starts vomiting or starts developing irritability during feeding. It may be a sign of stomach disorders developed in your child. All additional information can be found in Zithromax leaflet at official website, at your doctor or via customer support.