Chlamydia In Women - Treatment

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What is the treatment for chlamydia?

Treatment of chlamydia involves antibiotics. A convenient single-dose therapy for chlamydia is 1 gm of azithromycin (Zithromax, Zmax) by mouth. Alternative treatments can also be used, however, because of the high cost of this medication. The most common alternative treatment is a 100 mg oral dose of doxycycline (Vibramycin, Oracea, Adoxa, Atridox and others) twice per day for seven days. Unlike gonorrhea, there has been little, if any, resistance of chlamydia to currently used antibiotics. There are many other antibiotics that also have been effective against chlamydia. As with gonorrhea, acondom or other protective barrier prevents the spread of the infection. Sexual partners also require treatment. Follow-up testing to confirm success of the treatment is important.

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Comment from: vavoom, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: November 18

I was treated with azithromycin and fluconazole for a week and feel 110% better. I am hoping it is all gone when I got for my annual physical Friday.

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