Azithromycin

Antibiotic lowers risk of death among pneumonia patients

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The antibiotic Zithromax lowers the risk of death for those with pneumonia, although it slightly increases the risk of a heart attack, new research shows.

Daily antibiotic use could reduce COPD flare-ups, study finds

Long-term daily doses of the antibiotic azithromycin helped prevent life-threatening flare-ups of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a new study finds.

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