Generic Name and Formulations:
Azithromycin 1%; oph. soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.
Indications for AZASITE:
Susceptible bacterial conjunctivitis.
Adults and Children:
<1yr: not recommended. ≥1yr: 1 drop in affected eye(s) twice daily (8–12hrs apart) for 2 days then once daily for the next 5 days.
Remove contact lenses during therapy. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.
Eye irritation, superinfection; rare: contact dermatitis, corneal erosion, dysgeusia, dry eye, punctate keratitis, others.