click here for details           AzaSite   (U.S.N.L.M.)
Dosing/ Conjunctivitis 1 drop bid first 2 days, then 1 drop qd for 5 days
Chem Specs azithromycin 1%
Quantities 2.5ml in a 5ml bottle
Cost 191.00
Class Macrolide (primarily bacteriostatic)
Action Blocks bacterial protein synthesis.
Activity Broad spectrum antibiotic. Active against Streptococcus mitis group,
Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, CDC coryneform group G, atypical
Mycobacterium, Mycoplasma and Legionella. Poor activity against Staph. species.
Usage  Indicated for the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis.  
Some success in treatment of MGD and ocular rosacea has been reported.
Contraindications Macrolide hypersensitivity
Avoid if pt. allergic to erythromycin.
Pediatric use Over 1 year
Pregnancy Category B
BAK preserved.
Good tissue penetration. DuraSite delivery medium allows qd dosing.