4.1 Therapeutic indications
Azithromycin is indicated for the following bacterial infections induced by microorganisms susceptible to azithromycin (see sections 4.4 and 5.1):
• Acute bacterial sinusitis (adequately diagnosed)
• Acute bacterial otitis media (adequately diagnosed)
• Pharyngitis, tonsillitis
• Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (adequately diagnosed)
• Mild to moderately severe community acquired pneumonia
• Infections of the skin and soft tissues of mild to moderate severity e.g. folliculitis, cellulitis, erysipelas
• Uncomplicated Chlamydia trachomatis urethritis and cervicitis
Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.
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