Azithromycin alone and in combination with other medications are understudy for the treatment of COVID-19(coronavirus disease 2019). Azithromycin is being prescribed along with hydroxychloroquine in certain patients suffering from COVID-19.
It is shown that Azithromycin is being used and found useful in treating bacterial infections in hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
Although more information is required before any conclusions can be made regarding the possible benefits and risks with COVID-19 patients while using azithromycin alone or with any combination.
For Azithromycin use in Covid-19 patients doctor’s prescription is necessary.
It is believed in some medical research institutions that the antibacterial macrolide azithromycin (AZM) is a special therapy for COVID-19.
Use of Azithromycin shown a good antiviral effect against SARS-CoV-2 when used along with HCQ.
- Stomach upset.
- Diarrhea/loose stools.
- abdominal pain may occur.
Consult your doctor if there any side effects.