The drug Zitrolid capsules.
 Zitrolid - a drug with antibacterial action.

Pharmacological action

The active substance Zitrolid - azalide that inhibits streptococci, staphylococci, Bacteroides, peptostreptokokki, Clostridium, gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Haemophilus influenzae, pertussis and parakoklyushnuyu wand gardnerella, pathogen legionellosis, chancroid, campylobacteriosis, mycoplasma, mycobacteria, ureaplasma, treponemu, Moraxella catarrhalis .

Product form

Antibiotic Zitrolid release tablets, capsules, granules, powder, suspension, solution.

Analogs Zitrolid: Azitral, Azitroks, azivok, Azithromycin, Azitsid, Zetamaks, Zitrotsin, Sumamed, Hemomitsin, Sumamoks, Sumaklid, Azitrotsin.

Indications antibiotic Zitrolid

Zitrolid used for the treatment of upper respiratory tract infections, upper respiratory tract: laryngitis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, tonsillitis, otitis media, scarlet fever; infections of the lower respiratory tract: bronchitis, pneumonia; infection of the tissues of the skin: impetigo, secondarily infected dermatoses, erysipelas; infections of the urinary ducts: cervicitis, the initial stage of Lyme disease, urethritis and gonorrhea negonoreyny origin.

There are reviews of Zitrolid used to treat gastrointestinal ulcers caused by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori (Zitrolid used as an additional drug).

Instructions Zitrolid: how to use

 The drug Zitrolid forte capsules.
 Tablets Zitrolid taken one hour before meals or h / h two hours after the meal, one row / day.

With infections of the lower, upper respiratory tract of adults appoint Zitrolid 0, 5g / day at one time during the 3 days.

When soft tissue infection, skin infection, first take 1g / day on the first day of treatment and then to 0, 5g / day from the second to the fifth day.

For the treatment of acute infections of genito-urinary organs (cervicitis, or urethritis without complications) taken once 1d.

For the treatment of Lyme disease stage 1 Zitrolid prescribed according to the instructions on the first day at a dose of 1 g and then, with the 2nd to the 5th day - at 0, 5 g daily.

GI ulcer, provoked by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, take Zitrolid a dosage of 1 g / day for 3 days.

Babies Zitrolid antibiotic prescribed at a dose of 10mg / kg once p / day for three days. Practice and such a scheme: 1 day the child is given 10 mg / kg and then 4 days - 5-10mg / kg / day for three days.

When pneumonia children administered intravenously Zitrolid - 0, 5 g / day once for two days on average. After this time, children are given 2 capsules during 7-10dn.

For the treatment of infections in the pelvis by Zitrolid instructions also administered intravenously - 0 5a once and then administered tablets - 2 capsules (0, 25 g) for a week.

If the next tablet, or another administration of intravenous antibiotics were missed, take the medication as soon as possible, and the next dose of the antibiotic - in 24h.

By responses of Zitrolid, it is undesirable to combine with preparations to neutralize gastric acidity (antacids) must be observed between the interval of two hours.

Analogs Zitrolid, despite the similarity of action, may be used for other schemes that you should check with the attending physician.

side effects

During antibiotic treatment Zitrolid patient may complain of nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, vomiting, flatulence, melena (tarry stool), he may start jaundice or increase the activity of liver enzymes.

There are reviews of Zitrolid, causing children appetite loss, mucosal candidiasis in the mouth, constipation, gastritis, change in taste, conjunctivitis.

In addition, note these side effects: dizziness, drowsiness, chest pain, vertigo, hyperkinesia, palpitation, neurosis, sleep disturbance, anxiety, nephritis, urticaria, rash, itching, swelling, inflammation, or pain at the injection site, fatigue.

If overdose occurs antibiotic diarrhea, severe nausea, vomiting, transient hearing loss.


Zitrolid is contraindicated in patients with renal / hepatic insufficiency, hypersensitivity.

Precautions to take antibiotics nursing, pregnant women, patients with arrhythmia. Take the drug under special supervision have children up to 16 liters, including newborns and children with serious abnormalities of the kidney or liver.

Note that Zitrolid analogs may have other contraindications and side effects, they replace the main drug only on doctor's advice.