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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


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Can ciprofloxacin treat chlamydia?

Can ciprofloxacin treat chlamydia?

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

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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

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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

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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

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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 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

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Can cephalexin cure chlamydia?

Can cephalexin cure chlamydia?

No! Cephalexin -: Doesn't work. Macrolides and doxycycline are most effective! ...Read more

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Does azithromycin treat chlaymidia and gonnereah?

Does azithromycin treat chlaymidia and gonnereah?

Z-pak: The Azithromycin covers the Chlaymidia, ...and Rocephin or a medication like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) should be used for the Gonnorhea. You should get both treated and the Z-pak will only really cover the Chlaymidia. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does azithromycin cure chlamydia?

Yes: In most cases 1 gm of Azithromycin is given orally and treats the vast majority of chlanydial infections. ...Read more

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Azithromycin resistant chlamydia?

Depends: Check with your doctor to see what it is sensitive to, and do not have unprotected sex in the future. ...Read more

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Can Macrobid cure chlamydia?

Can Macrobid cure chlamydia?

No: Nitrofurantoin, the active ingredient in Macrobid®, is not effective or recommended for treatment of chlamydial infections. The recommended treatments are azithromycin (Zithromax®) or doxycycline, with levofloxacin (Levaquin®) and erythromycin as alternatives. ...Read more

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Can moxifloxacin treat trichomoniasis infections?

Can moxifloxacin treat trichomoniasis infections?

No, it cannot...: The drug of choice for trichomonas infection is metronidazole or tinidazole by mouth. Moxifloxacin is anti-bacterial agent not anti-protozoan. So, don't use it for trich, More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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Will cefuroxime treat urethritis

Will cefuroxime treat urethritis

Yes, if : The organisms, such as neisseria or chlamydia, is sensitive to this antibiotic. If it is not treated properly, you can get scarring and urethral strictures, which can become big problems. ...Read more

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Will macrobid 100mg treat chlamydia?

No : it will not. That is not the correct medication for chlamydia ...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


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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