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Zithromax (azithromycin)

Detailed View: Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) – June 2012

 

Summary View

 

Zithromax (azithromycin) Single Dose Packet
Zithromax (azithromycin) for Oral Suspension
Zithromax (azithromycin) 200 mg Tablet
Zithromax (azithromycin) 600 mg Tablet
Zithromax IV (azithromycin for injection)
Zithromax (azithromycin) 500 mg Tablet
 
 

WARNINGS

QT Prolongation
  • Elderly patients may be more susceptible to drug-associated effects on the QT interval.
 

PRECAUTIONS

Geriatric Use
  • Elderly patients may be more susceptible to development of torsades de pointes arrhythmia than younger patients