How long does Azithromycin take to cure chlamydia???
by kt070, Mar 08, 2008
I read a answer on here that Azithromycin cures chlamydia in 2-3 days..but doctors tell patients to wait 7days just to be safe.Well can someone tell me if thats true or not?Because I had 1 dose of Azithromycin n i had sex within 4days of the 7day wait..I want to Know was my chlamydia cured by then
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by auntiejessiBlank, Mar 08, 2008
It might have been, but because it can take longer to cure than 2-3 days in some people, docs suggest waiting the full 7 days.

Even in the prescribing info in zithromax, it says that it can be working for 7 days.

Did you have sex with the same person?  If you did, you both should be retreated to be safe.

I'd call your doc and let them know you had sex, and see what they say.  Personally, and its just my opinion for me, I'd want to be retreated if I had sex with the same person.

If you had sex with a different partner, you should tell your partner so he/she can get tested and treated.

by kt070, Mar 08, 2008
No it was the same person..n we both were treated for it but didnt wait 7days..but i think i might just get retreated again
by auntiejessiBlank, Mar 08, 2008
That's a good idea, and your partner should be retreated before you have sex again.

by ohnohelpme, Feb 12, 2010
i crushed up 4 azithromycin and put it in my milk because i cant take pills. is it still affective?
by DIAM301, Feb 12, 2010
is the medicine over the counter?
by tb150, Feb 22, 2010
i took zithromycin to cure chlamydia.  the doctor gave me the pill at 2 in the afternoon, at 11 that nite i started drinking alcohol and thru up at 2 am.  will the that stop the meds from working properly?
by diezel, Feb 23, 2010
i find azithromycin doesnt work for chlamydia for some people sometimes. if its not effective the doctor will try to give you another kind of antibiotic. To BE SURE you have to asked for a retest for chlamydia so you will find out if your infection was treated or you were re infected again.. to be safe.... its better to have a follow up check up after medication so the doctor will give you a green light. before having sex
by viewwil, Apr 09, 2010
i took one tablet of azithromycin 500mg could that cure my chlamydia?
by Vance2335Blank, Apr 09, 2010
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