CHLAMYDIA TREATMENT REGIMEN

CHLAMYDIA TREATMENT REGIMEN

 

Recommended

  1. Doxycycline, 100 mg PO, bid x 7 days
  2. Azithromycin, 1 g PO, single dose

 

  1. Alternative

Ofloxacin, 300 mg PO, bid x 7 days

Erythromycin base, 500 mg PO, qid x 7 days

Erythromycin ethylsuccinate, 800 mg, qid x 7 days

  1. Levofloxacin, 500 mg PO, qd x 7 days

 

  1. Pregnancy I a. Erythromycin base, 500 mg PO, qid x 7 days

Erythromycin ethylsuccinate, 800 mg PO, qid x 7 days

Amoxicillin, 500 mg PO, tid 7 days

Azithromycin, 1 g PO, single dose

 

FOLLOW-UP

 

  1. Test of cure culture is not necessary unless symptoms persist or reinfection is suspected.
  2. Test of cure culture is recommended for pregnancy.
  3. Reculture more than 3 weeks after initial treatment.

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