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Azithromycin Dose For Chlamydia

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Azithromycin (Zithromax)

What Is Azithromycin? Azithromycin is an antibiotic drug. In the US, its brand name is Zithromax. It is sold under many other brand names in other countries, including Ultreon. Antibiotics fight infections caused by bacteria. Azithromycin is used to fight opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Pfizer and Mack-Illert manufacture it. Why Do People With HIV Take Azithromycin? Azithromycin is used for mild or moderate bacterial infections....
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ciprofloxacin chlamydia

Does ciprofloxacin treat chlamydia?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello,Clindamycin is not a treatment for Chlamydia. According to the US CDC:Chlamydia can be easily treated and cured with antibiotics. A single dose of azithromycin or a week of doxycycline (twice daily) are the most commonly used treatments.... Read more »

medications for chlamydia

i have a prescription for clindamycin and im wondering if that medication would cure chlamydia? please help me with this question....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello,Clindamycin is not a treatment for Chlamydia. According to the US CDC:Chlamydia can be easily treated and cured with antibiotics. A single dose of azithromycin or a week of doxycycline (twice daily) are the most commonly used treatments.... Read more »

Chlamydia treatment

Hi,I was diagnosed with Chlamydia. Doctor has prescribed Azythromecyn treatment 6 days X 500mg daily.As far as I know the most common prescription is 1g of Azythromecyn as a single dose. Is there any reasonoble justification for 6x500mg instead of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Nope. The recommended dose of azithromycin is 1 gram as a single dose. Alternatively, doxycycline 100 mg twice a day for seven days can be used.Dr. Bob... Read more »

How can I get rid of resistant Chlamydia

I am a single male, 30 living in Thailand and finding it hard to get good medical help. I have had what might be chlamydia for a month now - nothing showed in the test, but the doctor thought that this is what it is. I had initially taken 500mg...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
You may simply have residual effects ofhealing chlamydia, so I would await furthersymptoms and have repeat STD tests at your nextvisit. You are correct that resistant strains have been reported, for which alternative medications,such as... Read more »
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Treating Chlamydia with Azithromycin

Posted by Anonymous
Hi

My girlfriend and I have just been given a dose of aztithromycin but the doctor was not sure how long to refrain from having sex with one another. Was wondering if anyone else knew or has been on azithromycin and knows how long we can't have... Read more »

To Cougar....Chlamydia causing symptoms??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Cougar - I read in your earlier post that your doctor explained some of your symptoms as chlamydia-related. I am very interested to hear about your experience and more about what your doctor said. I contracted chlamydia/urethritis after a hish... Read more »

Can you catch chlamydia orally by someone who has rectal chlamydia?

Posted by chrono5, 2 Replies
I've just been treated for rectal chlamydia, but I have a partner who we both have never had anal sex with, but he has given me oral sex. I haven't told him just yet because I found out today and I'm waiting until he is back, but I was wondering... Read more »

Chlamydia testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

does anyone around here happen to know how frequent an occurence false negatives are with Chlamydia testing through PCR on first-catch urine?

Thanks in advance,
anonymous Read more »