Cos Cob, CT
A 33-year-old male asked:
Is a single 1gm dose of cefalxin (keflex) with a 7 day treatment of doxy (200mg 2x daily) effective as a treatment for gonorrhea? overseas dr prescrd.
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Urology 17 years experience
It may not be. : Your regimen is not in line with current cdc recommendations, which is worrisome due to the alarming increase in drug-resistant gonorrhea. If you have already started treatment as detailed above, continue your antibiotic regimen as prescribed, but see your physician for evaluation. You should be tested 1 week after starting treatment, or earlier if your symptoms to not improve.
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