A 18-year-old female asked:
Can amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium tablets treat chlamydia?
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Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Chlaymydia: Unlikely. Penicillins work by inhibiting cell wall synthesis and inducing autolysis. Since Chlamydia has no cell wall this is not appropriate therapy. Azithromycin or doxycycline are the best alternatives.
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Last updated Apr 18, 2020
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