Azithromycin 0.1g children’s dosage

  Azithromycin is indicated for acute pharyngitis and acute tonsillitis caused by Streptococcus pyogenes, as well as sinusitis, otitis media, acute bronchitis, acute attacks of chronic bronchitis caused by sensitive bacteria, etc. It can also be used to treat cough and pneumonia caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection.  Azithromycin 0.1g dosage for children is usually based on the weight of the child. The first day needs to be doubled orally, according to the standard 10mg/kg, while the second to fifth days need to take the normal dose, every 5mg/kg standard. For children with severe disease, the dose should be stopped for three days after five days of continuous dosing and then five days of continuous dosing. If the disease is mild, it can be stopped directly after five days of continuous dosing. In addition, the total dose of azithromycin for the treatment of any infection in children is recommended to be no more than 1500 mg. After taking 1-2 courses of the drug, the indicators such as Mycoplasma pneumoniae need to be reviewed in time.  When azithromycin is overdosed, the same symptoms as adverse drug reactions may occur, such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, upper abdominal discomfort, nausea, vomiting and other gastrointestinal reactions; occasionally, mild to moderate abdominal distension, headache and allergic reactions such as fever, rash and arthralgia. Therefore, care should be taken to strictly follow medical advice when using the drug.

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