I took this and the leaflet said not to eat within the next hour but I ate 15 mins later. Will this treatment still work and be affective if it was used for chlamydia?
The food, that soon after will slow the passage of the antibiotic through your stomach where it will be broken down and not absorbed in your small intestine where it is supposed to be. In other words you risk your antibiotics failing to clear up your STI.
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