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can cefdinir be used to treat chlamydia

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
No: Cefdinir is not an effective antibiotic agent against chlamydia.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
NO: While this med is often used for bacterial vaginitis & a long list of other bacterial infections, there is no indication that it would be an effective ... Read More
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Dr. Cynthia Lu
15 years experience General Practice
Yes: Cdc-recommended regimens for uncomplicated urogenital chlamydial infection in adults: levofloxacin (levaquin) 500 mg once per day please see a physi ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Haven't hear of: Using it for this purpose (?). Treatment for chlamydia include single dose zithromax or 7 day treatment with doxycline, Erythromycin or amoxicillin. ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience Travel Medicine
No: The confusion is people hear about an std that sounds similar--chlamydia trachomatis-- being treated w/ azithromycin. This infection is not the same a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
Yes: Clindamycin has been used in the treatment of chlamydia but it is not the preferred choice of antibiotic and the failure/relapse rates are much higher ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is a type of tetracycline, usually the first treatment is zithromycin, but with any treatment both people must be treated and re- tetsed to make su ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sometimes: There are more resistant strains of chlamydia so not all are sensitive to the fluoroquinones.
A member asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
25 years experience Urology
No: If trichomoniasis has indeed been diagnosed, then Cipro (ciprofloxacin) will be ineffective as the trichomonas species is not bacterial. Flagyl (metr ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
AMOX: It can treat syph. But is not good for many other std's that are commonly transmitted with syph.
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience Family Medicine
Kidney infection: No. Neither one of those antibiotics is useful for urinary tract infections. If you have a urinary infection, please don't delay in getting help and g ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Infections: Zithromax is an antibiotic. It is not an anti-fungal medications. Yeast infections are a fungus.
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rx for infection: Yes, Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can be used to Rx a bacterial vaginal infection, but it is a powerful quinolone type antibiotic best reserved for more seri ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trichomonas: Trichomonas is best treated with Flagyl, in varying dose schedules. Having unprotected sex with more than one partner can create a "new infection" , ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need more than that: It is not the doc for chlamydia u need zithromycin or Doxycycline and if u have pid with other organisms as well you need multiple antibiotics and st ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It may work but just like any antibiotic the bacteria has to be sensitive.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Desensitization: Metronidazole is the only medicine that currently provides curative therapy of trichomoniasis. Because metronidazole is the only option, you should co ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ferro
26 years experience Urgent Care
Thanks for asking!: The simple answer is yes if it is a susceptible bacterial sinus infection.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It is known that 60-70% of those thought penicillin allergic are not, skin testing in a protected setting can usually provide more accurate status. No ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Ciprofloxacin is one of several antibiotics that is frequently used to treat urinary tract infections.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Goldsobel
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Meningitis is a very serious infection requiring close medical attention. Viral meningitis is most common is not treated with antibiotics. If one ha ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably yes, but...: Bacterial conjunctivitis normally is treated with antibiotic eyedrops, doesn't usually need antibiotics by mouth. Also most conjunctivitis is viral, n ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Not good choice.: Pid and chlamydia deserve Rocephin and zithromax/doxycycline. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is not a good choice.

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