A 35-year-old member asked:
If i have gonorrhea can i just take amoxicillin with no probenecid?
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Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Where are you??: Amoxicillin-resistant gonococci are very common in many areas, and not recommended as first line therapy. When sensitive, probenecid delays excretion of Amoxicillin by the kidneys and increases the levels available in the body. The combo is beneficial when the organisms are sensitive. Check the cdc website for current recommendations for your area.
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Last updated Jun 24, 2014
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