What is azithromycin for?
Your health professional may prescribe azithromycin if you have an infection caused by bacteria or you are at risk of the complications of a bacterial infection.
If your symptoms don’t improve after a few days of taking azithromycin, or your symptoms get worse, see your doctor.
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