Top
20
Doctor insights on: Zithromax How Long Does It Take To Cure Chlamydia

Share
1

1
How long does it take for zithromax to cure chlamydia and does it also cure pelvic inflammatory disease?

How long does it take for zithromax to cure chlamydia and does it also cure pelvic inflammatory disease?

Two weeks: Most providers recommend avoiding intercourse for two weeks after treatment followed by a rest to make sure the infection has resolved. Zithromax can be used as part of the treatment for PID along with other medications. ...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
I still have a clear discharge 5 days after the 1g dose of Zithromax. How long does it take for symptoms of Chlamydia to stop?

I still have a clear discharge 5 days after the 1g dose of Zithromax. How long does it take for symptoms of Chlamydia to stop?

A few more days: If "clear" discharge is an improvement (e.g. previously cloudy or colored), then no worries. It can take a week or more for chlamydia symptoms to clear entirely. Return to your doctor if it hasn't cleared after another week or so. ...Read more

6

6
How long after taking zithromax should it take for my chlamydia to go away?

How long after taking zithromax should it take for my chlamydia to go away?

Days.: Your doctor should in fact repeat the testing for chlamydia trachomatis within 1-2 weeks after treatment to assure eradication of the infection. Treat your partner! ...Read more

7

7
Im taking 1 tablet for four days of zithromax for chlamydia. How long do it take for the chlamydia to be gone?

You need to hold off: a full seven days. That means it is imperative that you have no sexual contact during this period of treatment. Take care. ...Read more

10

10
How to properly take 500mg of zithromax to treat chlamydia?

How to properly take 500mg of zithromax to treat chlamydia?

Take all at one time: I'm assuming you have 2 of the 250 mg tabs, and you can take both tabs at the same time. May want to eat something when you take it, sometimes it can cause stomach upset. ...Read more

12

12
I took zithromax 1500mg over four days will that cure chlamydia?

I took zithromax 1500mg over four days will that cure chlamydia?

Should work well: This dose is more than adequate to cure uncomplicated chlamydia. Be sure your partner is treated at the same time because you can be reinfected as soon as the antibiotic level in your system declines. ...Read more

13

13
After taking 2000 mg of zithromax for chlamydia how soon is it cured?

After taking 2000 mg of zithromax for chlamydia how soon is it cured?

Probably 48 hours: For most infections, therapeutic effect is achieve within 36 to 48 hours of starting antibiotics. With this being said, i would wait a week and consider repeat testing (test of cure) to be sure. ...Read more

16

16
How can I know if chlamydia reach prostate or not , what is the treatm if happens i take zithromax 1.5 g single dose then after a week 500 mg for 3 dys?

Depends on symptoms: Do you have chlamydia? Does your partner have it? If yes, then Azithromycin is a good drug for it. It should be prescribed by your doctor. But, in terms of prostate infection, in particular, the symptoms of prostatism include deep pelvic discomfort, discomfort while sitting, and prostate tenderness on rectal exam, besides burning urination. Prostatitis may need longer treatment than urethritis/uti. ...Read more

17

17
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

18

18
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

19

19
I have chlamydia and suspect I may have pid, will the zithromax prescribed cure PID if I have it, or do I need to go back to the doctor to be checked?

I have chlamydia and suspect I may have pid, will the zithromax prescribed cure PID if I have it, or do I need to go back to the doctor to be checked?

Get Treated: It is urgent that you get treated asap. Zithromax 1000 mg or 1 gm is one of the recommended treatments. The sooner you get treated, the less chance of causing permanent scarring of your follapian tubes which in turn can cause infertility. Also, your partner should also be checked and preferably treated. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
I tested positive for chlamydia and took a single dose of zithromax (4 tablets of 250 mg) 4 days ago. How long will vaginal discharge last?

Here are some...: Generally speaking, if antibiotics used is effective, its related symptoms should be subsided and faded away in 3-5 days, but not always in the same pace for all treated persons. If not improved as fast as expected, return to the treating Doc for re-evaluation so to assure if the drug is effective or if the diagnosis was correct. More? Go to http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

Azithromycin (Definition)

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


Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
1,156 doctors shared insights

Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

A sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or ...Read more