Single dose of azithromycin for the treatment of genital chlamydial infections in adolescents. Hammerschlag MR(1), Golden NH, Oh MK, Gelling M, Sturdevant M, Brown PR, Aras Z, Neuhoff S, Dumornay W, Roblin PM. Author information: (1)Department of Pediatrics, State University of New York Health Science Center, Brooklyn 11203.
We conclude that treatment with a single oral dose of azithromycin appears to be as safe and efficacious as a 7-day course of doxycyline for the treatment of uncomplicated genital chlamydial infection in adolescents.
Because test results for chlamydia often are not available at the time that initial treatment decisions must be made, treatment for C. trachomatis pneumonia must frequently be based on clinical and radiologic findings, age of the infant (i.e., 1–3 months), and risk of chlamydia in the mother (i.e., age <25, multiple partners, and history of chlamydial infection). The results of tests for chlamydial infection assist in the …
A single 1-g dose of azithromycin is as effective for the treatment of uncomplicated genital chlamydial infections as a standard seven-day course of doxycycline. (N Engl J Med 1992;327:921–5
Use: Treatment of genital ulcer disease in men due to Haemophilus ducreyi (chancroid) -Treatment of chlamydial infections in children. Usual Pediatric Dose for Chancroid. Adolescents: 500 mg orally as a single dose 30 to 60 minutes prior to the procedure
The unique pharmacological profile of the azalide macrolide azithromycin, coupled with its in vitro activity against both Chlamydia trachomatis and the ureaplasmas, suggested that genital infections caused by these bacteria could be successfully treated with a single dose of the antibiotic.
dose plus azithromycin 1 g by mouth in a single dose. (AII) – Alternative, for patients who are allergic to azithromycin: Ceftriaxone 250 mg IM in a single dose plus doxycycline 100 mg by mouth twice daily for 7 days. (AII) – Alternative, if ceftriaxone is not available: Cefixime 400 mg by mouth in a single dose plus azithromycin 1 g by mouth in a single dose.
Start studying Micro – Chlamydia. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Mass treatment of single dose oral azithromycin. What are the characteristics of Chlamydia genital infections in MEN? MEN: What are the characteristics of Chlamydia genital infections in WOMEN? 1. often asymptomatic or
options for treating chlamydial infections have largely remained the same. There are a small number of new drugs currently in preclinical development and early clinical trials that may have a role in the treatment of chlamydial infections. Keywords: antibiotics, Chlamydia pneumoniae, Chlamydia trachomatis, Chlamydiae Expert Opin. Pharmacother.
A controlled trial of a single dose of azithromycin for the treatment of chlamydial urethritis and cervicitis. The Azithromycin for Chlamydial Infections Study Group, Single dose of azithromycin for the treatment of genital chlamydial infections in adolescents,
From 1998, azithromycin was provided free of charge from BCCDC for the treatment of laboratory-confirmed cases of genital chlamydia infections and their contacts. Important research findings dictate a return to doxycycline as the treatment of choice for uncomplicated urethral, cervical, and oral chlamydia infections, for NGU and MPC, and as co
Treatment of Uncomplicated Genital Chlamydial Infections in Adults: Recommended Regimens Azithromycin 1 g orally in a single dose OR Doxycycline 100 mg orally twice a day for 7 days Effective treatment of chlamydia may reduce HIV transmission and susceptibility.
MR Hammerschlag, NH Golden, MK Oh, et al.Single dose of azithromycin for the treatment of genital chlamydial infections in adolescents J Pediatr , 122 ( 1993 ) , pp. 961 – 965 11.
Treatment of Uncomplicated Genital Chlamydial Infections in Adults. Recommended Regimens Azithromycin 1 g orally in a single dose or Doxycycline 100 mg orally twice a day for 7 days. Alternative Regimens Erythromycin base 500 mg orally 4 times a day for 7 days or Erythromycin ethylsuccinate 800 mg orally 4 times a day for 7 days or