Zithromax (azithromycin) is now approved to prevent Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC)

Zithromax (azithromycin) is now approved to prevent Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC)...in patients with advanced AIDS.

Zithromax works better than rifabutin (Mycobutin) to prevent MAC...and about as well as clarithromycin (Biaxin).

It's less expensive...around $120/month vs. $180/month for clarithromycin...and $220 for rifabutin.

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