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Can a z pack cure chlamydia

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Conner
Family Medicine 26 years experience
One gram : One gram of Azithromycin treats chlamydia. Due to increasing resistance you need another medicine to treat Gono preferably an injection. Please see y... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Yes and no: The medication in a z-pack, azithromycin, is the drug of choice for chlamydia. However, it is supposed to be given as 1gm stat, i.e. Four 250mg tablet... Read More
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Neonatology 37 years experience
Mostly chlamydia: GC is treated with ceftriaxone and other meds, zpack and doxycycline can treat Chlamydia

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A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Overtreatment: Five days of azithromycin (Z-pack) for chlamydia has not been studied formally, but almost certainly would be effective. For sure there is no need for... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
1,000=1,000: 1,000 MG of AZITHROMYCIN = 1,000 MG of AZITHROMYCIN, no matter what the packaging or pill color. Different pill colors are very common if the pharmac... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 45 years experience
See answer: Though treating you with Doxycycline was not inappropriate , it certainly is possible that your dysuria was not related to recurrent or residual chla... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Doubt prostatitis: No STD or any infection that might cause prostatitis is possible from such contact. I'm guessing your symptoms are some combination of urinary urgency... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roger Sherman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Yes: A single dose of 1,000mg of Azithromycin has a 97% cure rate for Chlamydia. Make sure your partner is treated so the germ doesn't bounce back and fort... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
34 years experience
PID: No. A single dose, 1 gram, of Azithromycin, is acceptable treatment for chlamydia. PID, however, is often polymicrobial - caused by more than one ba... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: Azithromycin 1 gram in a single dose.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
It depends...: Are you sure it didn't cure? Can't tell by symptoms, only if a test still shows chlamydia. Even then, testing too soon can give false result... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Chlamydia ?'s: Chlamydia is treated successfully by Azithromycin, but retesting is more accurate if done in 10 days to two weeks after finishing a course of antibiot... Read More
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