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I have low heart beat at around 60,I am 54 years old.My doctor

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I have low heart beat at around 60,I am 54 years old.My doctor prescribed Zithromax 250mg ,4 tablets in one go.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 1 year ago.
Hello
the zithromax is not for the low heart rate

Do you have an infection?

Cough?

Other?

By the way your heart rate is still within normal
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes I feel a burning when I urinate,and also with ejaculation.The question was if the Zithromax affects the heart beat.
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 1 year ago.
OK
No it should be OK

It does not typically cause a low heart rate.

It has caused rhythm problems.

So, if this is very low for you, there might be a problem, but that is unlikely without symptoms.

To be safe, call your doctor.
And, if he /she agrees, have an EKG today.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
So is the medicine good for my condition
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 1 year ago.
It is OK yes, fairly wide coverage.

However, it is not always a typical antibiotic for covering all UTI bugs with a single dose in a male.
Unless your doctor had a test that showed him the bug you have.

If this does not clear it up, you need a urine culture, and sensitivity, which will show the best antibiotic.

Here is a list of indications here

http://reference.medscape.com/drug/zithromax-zmax-azithromycin-342523

As you can see, UTI is not a main indication.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Do you prefer I take it at what time of the day and can I have alcohol.This is my final question .Thank you for your assistance.
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 1 year ago.
Time of day does not matter
You should hold of on alcohol for several days.
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