Azithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic accessible in pill kind that is used to treat bacterial infections like penile/vaginal sexually transmitted infections (STIs). This includes the following:
- Non-specific urethritis (NSU)
- Mycoplasma genitalium
Azithromycin could be a safe and effective short-term treatment and in most cases a short one-day dose or 5-day dose treatment is enough to treat and cure these bacterial infections, preventing any future complications hence.
The high dosage (250mg and 500mg depending on the STI) conjointly ensures that any uncomfortable symptoms are taken care of almost immediately. The medication prevents the infection from spreading additional by affecting the bacteria’s ability to create proteins and a medical professional can advise the recommended dosage throughout the consultation.