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What dosage of amoxicillin is required to cure gonorrhea?

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i have gonorrhea and i have purchased amoxicillin online through a canadian pharmacy 500 mg capsules.. my question is.. what dosage do i take to cure this std thank you for your help
Tue, 8 May 2012 in Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Answered by Dr. Jasvinder Singh 1 hour later

Thanks for posting your query.

Gonorrhea is a STD caused by the bacteria N. gonorrhaeae. Previously fluoroquinolones antibiotics were used for gonorrhea but soon the organism became resistant to this group of antibiotics and the CDC now recommends that one class of antibiotics, the cephalosporins, be used to treat gonorrheal infections.

Amoxicillin is not routinely prescribed for gonorrhea as the first line of treatment but can be given as it has susceptibility for the bacteria causing gonorrhea.

For acute uncomplicated gonorrhea, 3 grams as single oral dose is to be given but should be taken under a medical supervision of your doctor.

Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.

Wishing you good health.


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