Will nitrofurant cure chlmydia? That's what my dr prescribe for

Patient

Q: Will nitrofurant cure chlmydia? That's what my dr prescribe for me but a friend told me it wouldn't work

Doctor

A:   Hi.
Thanks for your query.

Your concerns are correct. Nitrofurantoin is not the medicine of choice in Chlamydia.

The drugs of choice are Azithromycin or Doxycyclin.
You will have to have a prescription from your Doctor as these are prescription medicines.

It is the most important thing that your partner too should be treated simultaneously as this is a sexually transmitted disease.
Use condom.
Refrain from sex for about 10 days at least.

Hope this helps.

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