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My father is 81 years old. Recently he got drenched in rain

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My father is 81 years old. Recently he got drenched in rain and got a nasty cough and some sneezing. He has started taking an antibiotic called Erythromycin for 3 days ( once a day). Is this dosage correct and is it the right drug?
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Hello I'm Dr Chip

Is the medication a Z Pak--azythromycin?

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This is Azithromycin brand Avancin

OK

That is an appropriate antibiotic for his infection

The usual dosage is two pills (two 250 mg pills) on the first day and then one pill a day for four more days

Please let me know if you need any more information

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