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How effective is azithromycin in treating chlamydia with a single oral suspension?

Standard treatment. This is a n antibiotic that differs from most people are use to taking.Instead of going in and ending up in your pee a few hours later, this one attaches to the fat cells of your body and gradually releases into the blood over more than a week. The constant level kills the germ.Since one dose is easier and works, it is preferred to those requiring people remember lots of doses. Read more...

How affective is ic azithromycin 500mg for treating chlamydia and is it normal to experience brown discharge after taking the medication?

Drug of choice. Azithromycin is a drug of choice for chlamydia, but the brown discharge, if it is not just from disease itself, should have nothing to do with azithromycin. Read more...

If I crush azitromycin and put it into gelatin capsules to make it easier to swallow it it still effective for treating chlamydia?

Yes, but.... You could do this, but it will be very bitter and maybe hard to take the whole dose. If you have trouble taking pills, there is a powder version that is designed to be mixed in water or juice. It's also somewhat bitter, but nothing crushed tablets. There is also the liquid suspension intended mostly for children, but it's another possibility. Ask your doctor or pharmacist. Read more...

Why is diagnosing and treating chlamydia infections difficult in women?

Minimal symptoms. Chlamydia can be a silent disease. There may be no symptoms at all for many months. The best way to make the diagnosis is by doing a PCR test for chlamydia at routine exams or whenever an exposure may have occurred due to sex without condoms. Treatment with Azithromycin or Doxycycline is generally effective. Read more...
No symptoms. Chlamydia infections may be asymptomatic in up to 75% of women who are infected. Read more...