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So amoxicillin doesn't cure chlamydia?

So amoxicillin doesn't cure chlamydia?

No: Chlamydia requires treatment with azithromycin, because it is what we call an atypical bacteria; Amoxicillin does nothing against it. ...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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Can amoxicillin cure chlamydia?

Can amoxicillin  cure chlamydia?

It could, but...: The efficacy isn't as good as Azithromycin or doxycycline. If you are given amoxicillin, it is highly recommended you have a repeat test after treatment to make sure you cleared the infection. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin 875 mg cure chlamydia?

Can amoxicillin 875 mg cure chlamydia?

No: There are several different chlamydia species. If you are referring to chlamydia trachachomatis , the cause of genital infections and conjunctivitis the treatments are azithromycin, Doxycycline and the quinolones (levofloxacin, ofloxacin). Amoxicillin does not cure chlamydia infections. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin cure chlamydia in men?

Can amoxicillin cure chlamydia in men?

No: Amoxicillin will not cure chlamydia in anyone. This antibiotic is not active against chlamdia because this organisms does not have a classic bacterial cell wall, the site of action of penicillin and related antibiotics. Chlamydia should be treated with doxycycline, azitromycin, Erythromycin or fluorinated quinolones. ...Read more

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Amoxicillin himox good for chlamydia?

Amoxicillin himox good for chlamydia?

Treat Chlamydia: Amoxicillin is not an effective antibiotic for infections with chlamydia. ...Read more

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Amoxicillin himox is it heal the chlamydia?

Amoxicillin himox is it heal the chlamydia?

Generally no: Generally amoxacillin is not a choice for chlamydia. We are still using as a priority drug azythromycin singe dose of 1 g for both partners. Alternative treatment is Doxycycline 100 mg two times daily for one week. ...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


Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more