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Gonorrhea Possible therapeutic alternatives
Gonorrhea

Pharyngitis , Urethritis, Cervicitis, Proctitis
N. gonorrhoeae + possible chlamydia
Ceftriaxone 250 mg IM x 1
PLUS
 
[Zithromax 1 gram po x 1 OR
doxycycline
100 mg po bid x 7 days]
Cefixime 400mg PO x 1 
PLUS
 
[Zithromax 1 gram po x 1 OR
doxycycline
100 mg po bid x 7 days]
Spectinomycin 2g IM x 1
PLUS
 
[Zithromax 1 gram po x 1 OR
doxycycline
100 mg po bid x 7 days]
Cefpodoxime 400 mg po x 1
PLUS 
[Zithromax 1 gram po x 1 OR
doxycycline
100 mg po bid x 7 days]
Fluoroquinolones are no longer recommended (resistance)

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