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What is the difference of azithromycin vs. azithromycin. What is the purpose of azithromycin? Is amoxicillin control the severe cough or shall I use azithromycin?

2 Doctors Answered
You must take those medications after consulting a doctor. But if you want to know amoxicillin is a beta lactam antibiotic which acts on gram postive and some gram negative bacteria. Azithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic which acts by inhibiting ribosome translation of bacteria and acts best on gram negative, atypical infection causing organism.
Hi, firstly if you are self-medicating, you shouldn't. You need to see a doctor for a severe cough. Secondly, to answer your question. Both are antibiotics and their use depends on physicians choice for the particular condition the patient is suffering from.
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