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Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)

What Is Ciprofloxacin? Why Do People With HIV Take Cipro? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Cipro Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Cipro React With Other Drugs? What Is Ciprofloxacin? Ciprofloxacin, also called Cipro, is an antibiotic drug. Antibiotics fight infections caused by bacteria. Cipro fights many different bacteria. It is also used to fight some opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Bayer Corporation...
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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 »

When should I retest for chlamydia after treatment?

After taking the single dose, in how long would the chlamydia be completely gone from my body? I want to know when to test myself again. When would it say thats negative. ...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,This depends on the treatment that you got (basically if you got a big dose all at once or have to take daily pills).But regardless, the rule of thumb is to wait at least a week to have sex or test again.Hope this helps,Erik... Read more »

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 »

Chlamydia

I was tested positive for chlamydia and the doctor told me to take these 4 red or pink pills. now the question is when do i go get re tested and how do i kno if im clean...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:If you follow the dosing instructions as prescribed, that should take care of the infection. You do not need to retest. Within t to 10 days after taking your last dose you should be fine.In health,Richard... Read more »
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Help - HIV/Chlamydia Risk

Posted by Sharpie_H, 1 Reply
Hello everyone,

Last June 4, while traveling, I decided that I would try other sexual experiences (anal sex) and got into contact with a male prostitute. Long story short, there was some roleplay on his part, some very light biting (no blood... Read more »

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 »