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Doctor insights on: Zithromax Can Treat Pid

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I've had a course of metronadizole and now prescribed zithromax is that enough to treat PID?

I've had a course of metronadizole and now prescribed zithromax is that enough to treat PID?

How do you feel?: There are a variety of treatment protocols for PID. IF you are feeling better then the medication is likely working. Usually a patient should be reevaluated 48-72 hours after PID treatment with a pelvic exam. ...Read more

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Azithromycin (zithromax, azithrocin, zmax, azin)[1] is an azalide, a subclass of macrolide antibiotics. Azithromycin is one of the world's best-selling antibiotics.[2][not in citation given (see discussion.)] it is derived from erythromycin, with a methyl-substituted nitrogen atom incorporated into the lactone ring, thus making ...Read more


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Could 1 dose of zithromax cure pid?

Only chlamydia: one 1gram dose is used for treatment of Chlamydia only.This is not standard therapy for PID ...Read more

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Could the single dose of zithromax cure chlamydia and PID at the same time?

Could the single dose of zithromax cure chlamydia and PID at the same time?

PID: No. PID is usually polymicrobial - more than one organism involved in infection. Zithromax only covers the Chlamydia. You also need an antibiotic that would cover Gonorrhoea, and some clinicians would also use Flagyl to cover for anaerobic organisms. Zithromax alone is not adequate for PID. ...Read more

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I'm wondering can the single dose of zithromax cure chlamydia and PID at the same time?

PID: No. A single dose, 1 gram, of Azithromycin, is acceptable treatment for chlamydia. PID, however, is often polymicrobial - caused by more than one bacteria - and, as such, one needs other antibiotics, as well. PID is a serious infection and should be treated by your provider. ...Read more

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Mi have been diagnosed with PID will amoxycillin and zithromax be enough combination to cure pid? Or will i need different antibiotics?

Likely: Though the regimen you were prescribed isn't on the cdc's recommended list for outpatient treatment of pid, it likely will work. Typically outpatient treatment involves an intramuscular injection of Ceftriaxone and Azithromycin (zithromax). The Amoxicillin should provide coverage even if it isn't first line. If you have any question about your treatment, you can consult a clinic or md. ...Read more