Top
20
Doctor insights on: Doxycycline Used To Treat Chlamydia

Share
1

1
Is clindamycin used to treat chlamydia?

Is clindamycin used to treat chlamydia?

NO: While this med is often used for bacterial vaginitis & a long list of other bacterial infections, there is no indication that it would be an effective rx for chlamydia. Erythromycin, Azithromycin or Doxycycline are the primary agents. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

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


2

2
Can minocycline be used to treat chlamydia?

Can minocycline be used to treat chlamydia?

Yes: It is a type of tetracycline, usually the first treatment is zithromycin, but with any treatment both people must be treated and re- tetsed to make sure it is gone. ...Read more

3

3
Is levequin used to treat chlamydia?

Is levequin used to treat chlamydia?

Alternate treatment: Levofloxacain (Levaquin) is effective against chlamydia and is recommended by CDC as an alternate treatment if for some reason neither of the usual treatments (azithromycin, doxycycline) can be given. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Is clindamycin used to treat stds?

Is clindamycin used to treat stds?

No: It's not used to treat stds, but it might sometimes be used as a component of therapy for pid. ...Read more

5

5
Can azithromycin be used to treat trichomonias?

Can azithromycin be used to treat trichomonias?

No: The confusion is people hear about an std that sounds similar--chlamydia trachomatis-- being treated w/ azithromycin. This infection is not the same as trichomonas vaginalis. Trichomoniasis cannot be cured w/ Azithromycin & must be rx'd w/ Metronidazole or tinidazole 'trich' can lead to premature delivery, low birth weight, stillbirth, neonatal death, HIV transmission, pid, prostatitis, other risks. ...Read more

6

6
Can clindamycin be used to treat chlamidia?

Can clindamycin be used to treat chlamidia?

Yes: Clindamycin has been used in the treatment of chlamydia but it is not the preferred choice of antibiotic and the failure/relapse rates are much higher than standard treatment with such antibiotics as azithromycin, doxycycline, erythromycin, and levaquin (levofloxacin). ...Read more

7

7
Can ciprofloxacin treat chlamydia?

Can ciprofloxacin treat chlamydia?

Not 1st choice: Amoxilicillin, azithromycin, doxycycline, erythromycin, levofloxin, oxfloxacin are the recommended antibiotics. ...Read more

8

8
Can levaquin (levofloxacin) be used to treat chlamydia?

Can levaquin (levofloxacin) be used to treat chlamydia?

Yes it can: It is not the first choice but Levaquin (levofloxacin) in dose of 500 mgm once a day for seven days can be used better choices are azithromycine, erythromycine, doxycycline, or ofloxasin. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Can ciprofloxacin be used to treat trich?

Can ciprofloxacin be used to treat trich?

Nope: Ciprofloxacin is ineffective against trichomonas; in fact, cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not recommended for any STD. The only generally available effective treatments for trich are metronidazole (Flagyl® and generics) and tinidazole (Tindamax®). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
Can norfloxacin be used to treat a chlamydia infection?

Can norfloxacin be used to treat a chlamydia infection?

Sometimes: There are more resistant strains of chlamydia so not all are sensitive to the fluoroquinones. ...Read more

12

12
Can amoxicillin treat gonorrhea?

Can amoxicillin treat gonorrhea?

No: The only reliable treatment for gonorrhea these days is Ceftriaxone given by injection, and we're not sure how long that will keep working. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
1 doctor agreed:
13

13
Can macrobid help treat chlamydia?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
1 doctor agreed:

No: Check out http://www.cdc.gov/std/tg2015/chlamydia.htm for antibiotic options to treat chlamydia. Don't place yourself in harms way ie don't have sex until completed 7d course of appropriate antibiotics AND partner has been treated (http://www.cdc.gov/std/chlamydia/stdfact-chlamydia.htm). Better yet, make him wear a condom & wrap it up each & every time. ...Read more

14

14
Can amoxicillin treat trichomoniasis?

Can amoxicillin treat trichomoniasis?

No, it can't.: Trichomoniasis can be treated w one or multiple oral doses of Metronidazole or tinidazole. These are antibiotics which your doctor can order. Metronidazole is 90 to 95% effective and tinidazole is 86 to 100% effective. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
16

16
Can metronidazole 500mg treat gonorrhea?

Can metronidazole 500mg treat gonorrhea?

No: Metronidazole is not recommended for treatment of gonorrhea. The cdc has recommended certain cephalosporin antibiotics as gonorrhea is becoming more resistant to previously used drugs. See this link for more info: http://www.Cdc.Gov/nchhstp/newsroom/docs/gonorrhea-treatment-guidelines-factsheet.Pdf. ...Read more

17

17
Will amoxicillin treat gonnorrhea/chlamydia?

Will amoxicillin treat gonnorrhea/chlamydia?

Minimal help: The emergence of strains of gonorrhea resistant to the penicillin group of meds in the late 70's make this a poor choice.Amoxicillin may have some effect on the gc and is rarely used for chlamydia. The standard treatment for a dual infection is doxycycline+azithromycin. See www.Cdc.Gov/std/treatment/2010/gonococcal-infections.Htm. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
What antibiotic can b used to treat both clamydia and tricamoniasis?

What antibiotic can b used to treat both clamydia and tricamoniasis?

Need 2: You'll need 2 different antibiotics, either: 1. Azithromycin and metronidazole or 2. Doxycycline and metronidazole there are a few other options if allergic but you will need 2. ...Read more

Vibramycin (Definition)

Vibramycin is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more


Dr. Brad Goldenberg
526 doctors shared insights

Vibra Tabs (Definition)

Vibra-Tabs is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more