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can levaquin treat chlamydia

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Dr. Cynthia Lu
16 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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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it can: It is not the first choice but Levaquin (levofloxacin) in dose of 500 mgm once a day for seven days can be used better choices are azithromycine, ery ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 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
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Alternate treatment: Levofloxacain (Levaquin) is effective against chlamydia and is recommended by CDC as an alternate treatment if for some reason neither of the usual tr ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Chlamydia: Levofloxacin will no longer treat gonorrhea. And, it does not in any way treat chlamydia. If you need treatment for both you will need a shot and then ... Read More
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Dr. Ryan Taylor
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Levaquin (levofloxacin) 500 mg daily for 7 days is an acceptable alternative to Doxycycline or azithromycin.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
35 years experience Family Medicine
Chlamydia treatment: Usually a test is done to decide if chlamydia is present and needs treatment but there might be a time where treatment is given without a clear diagno ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Of course: The so-called window phase i assume is the period of time between infection and the ability to diagnose by serologic testing. The organism is active ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Tillett
22 years experience Urology
Yes: The treatment for chlamydia is the same in men and women.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not the drug of choice for chlamydia. However, if there is a positive test and if you have taken Cipro (ciprofloxacin) alread ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Oral: A single dose of oral Azithromycin (1 gm) is the treatment of choice.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Giordano
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Consult: This would require a "virtual consult" on Healthtap during which your physician will review your history, symptoms, and deem if treatment is appropria ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Clamydia: Not that I am aware of. May be being treated for gonorrhea?

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