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does penicillin vk 500 mg help with chlamydia

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Penicillin is not correct therapy. . Azithromycin or Doxycycline will work.
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
No: Chlamydia responds to azithromycin, levofloxacin, flagyl, or doxycycline. It doesn't respond to penicillin v.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Chlamydia: Penicillin does not work on chlamydia, tetracycline, doxycycline, zithromax are some of the antibiotics that treat chlamydia.
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Not much: Chlamydia responds to azithromycin, levofloxacin, flagyl, or doxycycline. It doesn't respond to penicillin v.
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Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
0%: Penicillin is not active against chlamydia. Tetraacycline or Doxycycline are usually used.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Not much use: Although the penicillins have effects on the growth of chlamydiae, the result is the production of a persistent form.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There are several antibiotic options for treating chlamydia infections. A primary care doctor can review the options for a patient, especially if the ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Rocephin&Zithromax/t: We do not use penicillin to treat gonorrhea due to resistance to penicillin.We use a shot of Rocephin (ceftriaxone) which is a cephalosporin, or cefex ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mirella Mircescu
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No: Nausea and vomiting are unfortunate side effects of antibiotics. Doxycycline is one of the antibiotics that can commonly have that side effect in some ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Per Drugs.com: drug interaction checker - there are no noted interactions btwn penicillin vk and alcohol.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Very safe: No interactions. However, always check with your doctor for specific medication interactions. Take care.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Yes.: It is safe for you to take Ibuprofen and pen vk at the same time.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes you could take both without a problem

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