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A 26-year-old female asked:

How long rocephin (ceftriaxone) injection last? gonorrhea or chlamydia.

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Dr. Luis Taylor
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Pulmonology 40 years experience
Ceftriaxone is: used to treat gonorrhea as a single injection dose. Dual therapy for gonococcal infections (i.e., with ceftriaxone in a single intramuscular dose, in combination with either azithromycin or doxycycline) is now recommended to also treat Chlamydia.
Last updated Jun 12, 2016


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