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does suprax help with gonorrhea

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
26 years experience Gynecology
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Single dose: Cefixime (Suprax) is no longer recommended as routine gonorrhea treatment; a shot of ceftriaxone is the drug of choice. However, cefixime still is usu ... Read More

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Not the treatment: Back when we treated gonorrhea with oral drugs, we used a single dose. But now there's too much drug resistance, so the recommended treatment is a sin ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
All at once: Dr. Gallant is correct, ceftriaxone is recommended. However, cefixime (Suprax) probably will work. Take all 400 mg at once. It is entirely safe, virtu ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Not the right drug: Cefixime is no longer recommended because of drug resistance. Ceftriaxone is the treatment of choice.
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
400 mg: Because of gradually increasing antibiotic resistance in gonorrhea, cefixime is no longer the main treatment; ceftriaxone (by injection) is recommende ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Not reliable: Azithromycin in this dose usually would work, but it's not reliable. Cefixime + azithromycin is better, but even that isn't recommended any more. You ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
WHAT DID THE: Doc say who put u on both that doc should ahve told u or u should have asked your doc, i tell my pts they can take both together , but I have very f ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Crushing: Crushing a tablet does not destroy it. As long as you get all the contents in it should work. Suprax is indicated for goneorrhea and it should work c ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask doctor: You can ask your doctor for clarification although the usual dose for gonorrhea is 400 mg one time.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Suprax (cefixime): Should be effective against gonorrhea, but it depends on locality. If your doctor prescribed it, it is probably effective against your local strain. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
36 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : Take it as directed til gone. If you don't the bacteria may develope resistance.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Wouldn't worry: Your treatment remains in your system for some time after treatment and certainly enough to kill off the germ in you over time and prevent self reinf ... Read More
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