TREATMENT OF UNCOMPLICATED ANOGENITAL GONORROHEA

TREATMENT OF UNCOMPLICATED ANOGENITAL GONORROHEA

 

 

Of gonococcal strains in the United States, 15% to 50% have a rela­tive or absolute resistance to penicillin (PCN) or tetracycline (TCN).

2002 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.

Ceftriaxone, 125 mg intramuscular (IM), single dose

Cefixime, 400 mg orally (PO), single dose

Ciprofloxacin, 500 mg PO, single dose

Ofloxacin, 400 mg PO, single dose

Levofloxacin, 250 mg PO, single dose

Treatment for coinfection with Chlamydia trachomatis add:

Azithromycin, 1 g PO, single dose, or

Doxycycline, 100 mg PO, bid x 7 days

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