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clarithromycin 500 mg for std treatment

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Not reliable: Clarithromycin is not effective against E. coli or most other non-STD causes of epididymitis.

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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I would not count : on it. If you have pelvic inflammatory disease please get prompt medical treatment. Remember that some STD's can run "silent" all the whilst they are ... Read More
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Dr. Andrea Brand
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Try health dept: A private physician usually charges for services. If you need free or low cost care for sexually transmitted disease, try the county health department ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In order to cure the: Smell you need to cure the cause. Please be medically evaluated to have your std properly treated.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
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No: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is no longer a reliable treatment for gonorrhea because of resistance. The treatment should be with ceftriaxone.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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No, wrong treatment: Ciprofloxacin is not reliable against either gonorrhea or chlamydia. Discuss with your doctor or clinic.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
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No: If it was bad for you, the fda wouldn't have approved it. It's good for you if you need it. If you don't need it, you shouldn't take it.
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Dr. Dan Fisher
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Possible.: Pcn and Keflex cover just about the same organisms. Can take them together but may not need them both. There is no significant interaction between th ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
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Yes, but add PPI: Amoxicillin plus clarithromycin plus PPI (like omeprazole) x 14 days
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Bradin
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No: Does not provide enough coverage for typical bacterial organisms causing infection- covers strep well, but not h flu, m cattharalis. Amox would be bet ... Read More
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Dr. Mohammed Parvez
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Safe: Safe to take Cipro (ciprofloxacin) with flagyl. No, Flagyl will not treat fungal infection.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
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Yes and no: The commonly used and the recommended drugs for treatment of UTI are Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or ciprofloxacin/lavaquin class of dr ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
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Maybe: It might, but the standard dose is 1000 mg.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
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OK: Levaquin (levofloxacin) doesn't interact with any of your drugs.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Definitely not!: Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin once was used routinely to treat gonorrhea, but many gonorrhea strains are now resistant to it. And cipro (ciprofloxacin ... Read More
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Dr. Terence Chapman
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No: Pen VK is not part of the modern armamentarium of STD treatment.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Levofloxin: Yes is should be treating both conditions.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Torrente
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Yes: A daily total dosage of 1500mg of Amoxicillin for 10 days is appropriate for strep pharyngitis in a 43 year old female.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
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No: Most STIs don't respond to Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a reasonable treatment for gonorrhea; however, treating Chlamydia ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Williams
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Yes: This combination is used often especially in recurrent episodes or treatment resistant to a single or 2 drugs. Don;t stop anything unless you talk it ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Azithromycin 1 g...: ...in a single dose is perfect for chlamydia and/or NGU, one of the two standard treatments. It's not sufficient or recommended for most prostate infe ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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No -- don't take it: Cephalexin is the worst of two worlds for syphilis treatment: It would not work reliably; but it has partial activity against syphilis bacteria and c ... Read More
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Dr. Shahruq Sarela
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Levofloxacin: Levaquin (levofloxacin) at 500mg a day is a ok dosage for urinary tract infection. however, i usually dose it at 750mg. The only time i reduce the dos ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
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If dosed right: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) would help kill off some strains of gonorrhea, but not all. It would likely do nothing for chlamydia and many ... Read More
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