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What treats gonorrhoea? Assistant: Have you seen a doctor

Customer Question

What treats gonorrhoea?
Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 5 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 5 days ago.

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Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 5 days ago.

It is an infection which is sexually transmitted and require treatment with antibiotic

The most commonly prescribed antibiotic for this condition is single dose Ceftriaxone and azithromycin

Please do let me know if you have any other question

Regards

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Does 400mg dosage of cefixime treat gonorrhoea?
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 5 days ago.

It is not the first line treatment but it can be used if Ceftriaxone is unavailable but it has to be combined with Azithromycin

Please do let me know if you have any other question

Regards

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Ok
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
ceftriaxone is a injection ?
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
if you use tablets
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
It’s Azithromycin and cefixime combined
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 5 days ago.

Yes Ceftriaxone is an injection and even it has to be combined with Azithromycin

And if Ceftrixone not available then Cefixime plus Azithromycin

Please do let me know if you have any other question

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Regards

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Ok ok
So there’s no way of treating gonorrhoea with a 400mg dosage of cefixime ?
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Or a 1000g dosage of Azithromycin
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 5 days ago.

No if you take one antibiotic it is unlikely to be treated completely

So a combination of antibiotic is preferred

Please do let me know if you have any other question

Regards

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Is there a liquid version you can take?
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 5 days ago.

No there isn,t any such thing

Regards

Customer: replied 2 day ago.
What’s the percentages of passing on gonorrhoea during sex ?
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 2 day ago.

If you have sex with woman having gonorrhea so after a single act the risk is around 20%

In case if a female have sex with male who has gonorrhea the risk to female is around 80%

Regards

Customer: replied 1 day ago.
Can these tablets be crushed up and put in a drink ?
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 1 day ago.

No Azithromycin can not be crushed up or diluted in any drink

And Ceftriaxone is an injection

But Cefixime can be diluted in water

Regards