Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted infection caused by the Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacterium. Often times this infection is accompanied with chlamydia infection and thus doctors might recommend you a combination of drugs rather than a single antibiotic drug.
Azithromycin tablets are commonly prescribed as treatment for gonorrhoea patients. The dosage might vary since it depends on the age, weight, recent health condition and the severity of the infection. And since the infection is commonly diagnosed with chlamydia, Azithromycin tablets alone may not be sufficient for treatment. Your doctor needs to prescribe you with additional antibiotic drugs to get the optimum benefits of the drug.
The sexually transmitted infection can be recurrent, which is the most common case among patients. This is the reason why doctors will recommend you to come back after three months to check again your condition. Apart from this, you also need to inform your partner in case you have been diagnosed with gonorrhoea, whether your partner feels the symptoms or not. There might be chances that the infection will affect both of you if the other one carrying it is not being treated. If you have multiple partners, make sure that you use condoms and other safety measures for safe sex to avoid other sexually transmitted diseases. However, Azithromycin tablets do not provide you protection against these ailments, such as HIV. Make sure that you practice safe sex to avoid getting the infection. Continue reading