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A 39-year-old female asked:

Diagnosed with chlamydia and the dr has prescribed me one dose 1g of azithromycin together with 100mg doxycycline x2 a day for 5 days is this correct?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Usually is: At the proper dose, this is generally effective.Azithromycin is unusual in its action as it can be given in a single dose, attach to the fat cells in your body and leak into your blood over a week or more to kill germs. It might kill the chlamydia by itself, but the Doxy will back it up to be sure.
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Not correct dose: The correct dose for uncomplicated chlamydia is 1 g of azithromycin as a single dose for you and your sexual partner.

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