Question: Should I avoid certain foods while taking azithromycin?

5. Tips. May be taken with or without food; however, azithromycin may be better tolerated if taken with food. Do not take aluminum or magnesium-containing antacids two hours before or two hours after you take azithromycin because antacids can make azithromycin less effective.

What can I eat while taking azithromycin?

Meal ideas for days 2-5 of taking Z-Pak:Yogurt with fresh fruit and granola. The active cultures in yogurt not only help with digestion but also help us better absorb nutrients from our food. Sunshine Smoothie. Toast with Greek Yogurt and Blood Orange. Banana Breakfast Smoothie.Jul 20, 2017

Is azithromycin affected by food?

Azithromycin is usually taken once a day. Try to take it at the same time each day. If your doctor has prescribed azithromycin capsules, you should take them at least 1 hour before food or 2 hours after eating. If you have tablets or liquid, you can take them with or without food.

Can you take azithromycin with dairy products?

Its recommended that dairy products such as cheese, milk, butter, and yogurt should not be consumed until 3 hours after a dose of antibiotics is taken. Likewise, juices or supplements containing calcium may also reduce effectiveness.

What should you not mix with azithromycin?

Do not take aluminum or magnesium-containing antacids two hours before or two hours after you take azithromycin because antacids can make azithromycin less effective. Discontinue azithromycin immediately and seek urgent medical advice if any sign of an allergic reaction (such as a rash or difficulty breathing) occurs.

Can azithromycin treat Covid 19?

Therapy for early COVID-19: a critical need. Azithromycin, a licensed, widely available, cheap, and generally safe drug has been proposed as a treatment for COVID-19, with in-vitro studies suggesting activity against some viruses, including SARS-CoV-2.

Can I eat yogurt while taking azithromycin?

Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between azithromycin and yogurt. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist.

How long does it take for azithromycin to start working?

When should the medicine start working? The medicine will start working straight away and your child should start to get better after taking the medicine for 2 days. It is important that they take the whole course of medicine that has been prescribed. Do not stop early.

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