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How effective is doryx (doxycycline) as a gonorrhea treatment?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
It's not: Not effective at all. Doxycyline treats chlamydia, not gonorrhea.

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A 26-year-old male asked:

Is doxycycline a treatment for gonorrhea?

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Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 40 years experience
No: Rocephin (ceftriaxone) is the treatment of choice for GC. Doxycycline is recommended in addition. ( recent CDC recommendation)

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