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A 33-year-old male asked:

Will 1g of azithromycin and 400mg of suprax taken together as a prophylactic 8 hours after exposure prevent gonorrhea and chlamydia? an additional 400mg of suprax was taken 24 hours later as well?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
STD treatment: This would be highly effective. The additional dose of cefixime (Suprax) wasn't necessary and didn't add anything
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Last updated Dec 2, 2020

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