Ciprofloxacin is used to treat bacterial infections that cause bone and joint infections, gastroenteritis, lower respiratory tract infections, skin and skin structure infections (e.g. cellulitis, folliculitis), urinary tract infections, prostatitis, and anthrax. It can also be used to treat acute uncomplicated cystitis in women, uncomplicated cervical and urethral gonorrhea, acute sinusitis, infectious diarrhea, and typhoid fever.
Azithromycin is used to treat a number of bacterial infections including middle ear infections, strep throat, lung infections (e.g. pneumonia), certain intestinal infections (e.g. traveler's diarrhea), and some sexually transmitted diseases (i.e. gonorrhea, chlamydia).