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What conditions does azithromycin treat?

azithromycin oral is used to treat the following:

Strep Throat, Strep Throat and Tonsillitis, Acute Gonorrhea of the Urethra, Acute Gonorrhea of the Cervix, Highly Infectious Venereal or Sexually Transmitted Ulcer, Infection of the Urethra caused by Chlamydia Trachomatis, Bacterial Infection of Cervix due to Chlamydia Trachomatis, Infection of the Middle Ear by H. Influenzae Bacteria, Middle Ear Infection caused by Moraxella Catarrhalis, Infection of the Middle Ear by S. Pneumoniae Bacteria, Middle Ear Infection, Severe Sinusitis caused by Streptococcus Pneumoniae, Severe Sinusitis caused by Haemophilus Influenzae, Severe Sinusitis caused by Moraxella Catarrhalis, Bacterial Pneumonia caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, Bacterial Pneumonia caused by Haemophilus Influenzae, Pneumonia caused by Mycoplasma Pneumoniae, Pneumonia caused by the Bacteria Chlamydia, Bacterial Infection with Chronic Bronchitis, Severe Episode of Chronic Bronchitis due to H. Flu, Severe Episode of Chronic Bronchitis by M. Catarrhalis, Severe Episode of Chronic Bronchitis due to Streptococcus Pneumoniae, Chlamydia Trachomatis Infection of Female Pelvic Organs, PID with Gonorrhea, Mycoplasma Hominis Infection of the Female Pelvic Organs, Skin Infection due to Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteria, Skin Infection due to Streptococcus Pyogenes Bacteria, Skin Infection due to Streptococcus Agalactiae Bacteria

azithromycin oral may also be used to treat:

Intestinal Infection due to Campylobacter, Traveler's Diarrhea, Treatment to Prevent Traveler's Diarrhea, Mycobacterium Avium Bacteria Infection, Prevention of Mycobacterium Avium Complex Disease, Whooping Cough, Mediterranean Spotted Fever, Lyme Disease, Gonorrhea Infection of the Throat, Gonorrhea of the Rectum, AIDS with Toxoplasmosis, Treatment to Prevent Bacterial Infection of a Heart Valve, Pneumonia caused by Legionella Pneumophila Bacteria, Pneumonia caused by the Bacteria Moraxella Catarrhalis, Sexual Transmitted Disease Exposure from Sexual Assault

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