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Zithromax is an antibiotic with a particularly long half life.....which means it stays in your system longer than the average antibiotic.
IN fact, after your last pill, it will clear out in about 150 hours from that point.
This is why it can be used effectively with only 5 days of use, or even 3 days of use [the 3 pak], for certain infections.
The 5 pak is in fact adequate for treating pneumonia because of the long half life.
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