Active substance: Azithromycin
Number of registered AECOPD, hospitalizations due to respiratory disease, length of hospital stays, and microbiological isolates in the previous 12 months were recorded just before the initiation of azithromycin therapy and 1 year later.
All patients received regular treatment with long-acting beta-agonists, long-acting anticholinergics, and inhaled corticosteroids during the 2 years of study.
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During follow-up, an electrocardiogram, liver and renal function test, and complete blood count measurements were performed before and after initiation of azithromycin treatment.
The appearance of possible adverse events was assessed at each monitoring visit. The lingula was graded as a separate lobe, resulting in a maximum score of 24 per patient.
Identification and antibiogram were performed on all bacterial isolates following standardized microbiological protocols.
The frequency and length of exacerbations and the microbiology of the sputum cultures before and after azithromycin treatment were compared. Baseline variables for the long-term azithromycin treatment group are shown in Table 1.
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Table 1 Baseline variables of the first year of follow-up for the long-term azithromycin therapy group Baseline variables year 1 of follow-up Mean SD. For sinusitis Adult dosage ages 18 years and older Typical dosage is to take 500 mg once per day for 3 days.
Child dosage ages 0 to less than 6 months This drug should not be used in children who are younger than 6 months. For genital ulcer disease Adult dosage ages 18 years and older The doctor will typically prescribe a single 1-gram dose.
For mycobacterium avium complex disease Adult dosage ages 18 years and older For treatment, typical dosage is 600 mg once per day, taken with the drug ethambutol. For prevention, typical dosage is 1,200 mg once per week.
Child dosage ages 0 to less than 2 years This drug should not be used for this condition in children who are younger than 2 years.
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