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In order, what are the most effective and preferred drugs used to treat Chlamydia? What are their required dosages?

In order, what are the most effective and preferred drugs used to treat Chlamydia? What are their required dosages?

Chlamydia: I would see a doctor, get a definitive diagnosis of Chlamydia, since other STD's have similar symptoms. Treatment will require a prescription; there is nothing OTC. ...Read more

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

Chlamydia infection is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or no symptoms at all. In many patients without symptoms, chlamydial infections can spread upwards into the abdomen and cause serious complications due to scarring. Newborns can acquire chlamydial eye infection from birth ...Read more


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What prescription drugs are used to cure chlamydia?

What prescription drugs are used to cure chlamydia?

Azithromycin: The recommended medication for chlamydia is azithromycin, with Doxycycline being second line. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Does untreated chlamydia infect heart and brain?Can chlamydia have drug resistance?

Does untreated chlamydia infect heart and brain?Can chlamydia have drug resistance?

Maybe: There are different types of chlamydia. A type called chlamydia pneumoniae has been found to infect neural tissue and joints. But i suspect you're asking about chlamydia trachomatis which hasn't been reported to infect the heart or brain. Although it does commonly cause eye infections that can lead to blindness. The question of resistance is tricky since there is a very high reinfection rate. ...Read more

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Aside from doxycycline and azithromycin, is there an alternative drug to eradicate chlamydia and m.Gen? Typical dosage?

Aside from doxycycline and azithromycin, is there an alternative drug to eradicate chlamydia and m.Gen? Typical dosage?

Moxifloxicin : Moxifloxicin 400 milligram daily for 10 days is an alternative treatment for mycoplasma genitalis. Its off label use and costly discuss with your personal doctor. ...Read more

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Hi I've had a previous history with chlamydia but i got the medication and took it i was wondering is it possible i can one day concieve I've been tryin?

Chlamydia: Although this infection may result in blockage of the fallopian tubes through which your eggs reach the lining of the uterus and this can cause infertility, it is by no means invariable and can also sometimes be reversed if you are shown to be sterile. Would keep trying to become pregnant and if unsuccessful, seek out a gynecologist who specializes in infertility evaluations. ...Read more

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Chlamydia (Definition)

Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more


Dr. Daniel Ziegler
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Iv Drug Use (Definition)

Drug dependence means that a person needs a drug to function normally. Abruptly stopping the drug leads to withdrawal symptoms. Drug addiction is the compulsive use of a substance, despite its ...Read more