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Does bactrim cure chlamydia?

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Does bactrim cure chlamydia?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. RK replied 7 years ago.

Greetings and welcome to justanswer,

The chlamydia is a bacterial infection and can be treated with various antibiotics to which it is suseptible.The commonly used ones are azithromycin, doxycycline and erythromycin.

The azithromycin and doxycycline are very effective.The erythromycin and ofloxacin (Floxin) also may be used to treat it.The bacterim is usually not recommended for the treatment.

Here is the link for more information

treatment of chlamydia

drug for chlaymdia

Let me know if you have any doubt.

Thank you!
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Can bactrim also cure it?
Expert:  Dr. RK replied 7 years ago.
The chlamydia bacteria is likely to be resistant to the bactrim and therefore not recommended for its treatment.It is unlikley to cure the chlamydia infection.

Here is the link for indication

indications for bactrim

Let me know if you need any more information

thank you