Chlamydia can be easily treated and cured with antibiotics. A single dose of azithromycin or a week of doxycycline (twice daily) are the most commonly used treatments.
If untreated, chlamydial infections can progress to serious reproductive and other health problems with both short-term and long-term consequences.
You should see your doctor is you suspect you have chlamydia.
For more information see: https://www.drugs.com/enc/chlamydia.html
Ampicillin is not typically used to treat Chlamydia.
Ampicillin could be used to treat uncomplicated gonorrhea - however its use is limited because of bacterial resistance. To reduce bacterial resistance ampicillin should only be used in circumstances where it is known to be effective.
- Ampicillin Information for Consumers
- Ampicillin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Ampicillin (detailed)
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