Can amoxicillin cure chlamydia?

Answer

Amoxicillin is used to cure a chlamydia infection. The recommended dosage is 500 mg of oral amoxicillin, three times a day for 7 days.

Chlamydia is the most common STD in the U.S. According to the CDC, amoxicillin is one line of treatment for the disease, but there are other antibiotics that can be used, including

  1. Azithromycin: One gram a day in a single dose for 7 days
  2. Erythromycin: 500 mg orally four times a day for 7 days
  3. Erythromycin ethylsuccinate: 800 mg orally four times a day for 7 days
  4. Levofloxacin: 500 mg orally once a day for 7 days
  5. Ofloxacin: 300 mg orally twice a day for 7 days

It is important to complete all antibiotic courses, even when symptoms appear to go away. Antibiotics should only be taken under the supervision of a physician.

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