Pediatric and Off-Label Indications for Zithromax

Zithromax Uses in Children

Zithromax has been approved to treat the same infections in children that it is used to treat in adults. Some of these infections include:

Off-Label Uses

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this product for something other than the conditions discussed in this article. This is called an "off-label" use. Off-label uses for Zithromax may include:
  • Acne treatment
  • Prevention of heart infections (bacterial endocarditis)
  • Treatment of whooping cough (pertussis)
  • Treatment of Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) in people with HIV
  • Treatment of cat scratch disease.
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