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Does azithromycin contain penecillin?

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does azithromycin contain penecillin ?

No. it does not contain penicillin.

Azithromycin is an antibiotic of different group.

It falls under the group of macrolides where there is erythromycin.

I hope this information will help.

Please ask if you need any clarification.

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
I have a sore throat ! And I have several tablets left from previous infection
If you are allergic to penicillin you can take azithromycin but for taking any antibiotic you need to see doctor.

It may be that it is due to viral and may not need antibiotic.

In that case salt water gurgling, analgesics or symptomatic treatment are all that are necessary.