Z-Pack as a Treatment for Pertussis (whooping cough)

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Z-Pack

Z-Pack is a brand-name form of the macroloid antibiotic Azithromycin. Zithromax Z-Pack is used to treat a number of bacterial infections, including respiratory infections like pneumonia and bronchitis, and manage symptoms like cough. Z-Pack is also used to treat some bacterial sexually-transmitted infections and skin infections, but is not effective against viral infections or the flu. Z-Pack is generally taken once per day for a period of five days. Z-Pack should be taken exactly as directed by your doctor and the entire prescription finished in order to fully treat the bacterial infection. Z-Pack may cause some side effects, including digestive problems, feeling dizzy, fatigue, difficulty sleeping, and allergic reaction in those allergic to Azithromycin.

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