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Medications for Chancroid

Chancroid is a sexually-transmitted disease that is not known to be spread any other way.

Drugs used to treat Chancroid

The following list of medications are in some way related to or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
azithromycin Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: azithromycin systemic

Brand names:  Zithromax, Azithromycin Dose Pack

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Zithromax Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: azithromycin systemic

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

ciprofloxacin Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: ciprofloxacin systemic

Brand names:  Cipro, Cipro XR, Cipro I.V.

Drug class: quinolones

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

ceftriaxone Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: ceftriaxone systemic

Drug class: third generation cephalosporins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Cipro Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: ciprofloxacin systemic

Drug class: quinolones

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

erythromycin Rate Add review
Rx B N X

Generic name: erythromycin systemic

Brand names:  Erythrocin, E.E.S. Granules, Ery-Tab, Eryc, EryPed, Erythrocin Lactobionate, PCE Dispertab …show all

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Cipro XR Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: ciprofloxacin systemic

Drug class: quinolones

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Azithromycin Dose Pack Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: azithromycin systemic

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

doxycycline Rate Add review
Rx D N X

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Brand names:  Alodox, Avidoxy, Doryx, Doxy 100, Vibramycin, Acticlate, Adoxa, Adoxa CK, Adoxa TT, Doryx MPC, Monodox, Morgidox, Oracea, Oraxyl, Targadox …show all

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Alodox Rate Add review
Rx D N X

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Avidoxy Rate Add review
Rx D N X

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Doryx Rate Add review
Rx D N X

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Doxy 100 Rate Add review
Rx D N X

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Vibramycin Rate Add review
Rx D N X

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Acticlate Rate Add review
Rx D N X

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Adoxa Rate Add review
Rx D N X

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Adoxa CK Rate Add review
Rx D N X

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Adoxa TT Rate Add review
Rx D N X

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Cipro I.V. Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: ciprofloxacin systemic

Drug class: quinolones

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Doryx MPC Rate Add review
Rx D N X

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Monodox Rate Add review
Rx D N X

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Morgidox Rate Add review
Rx D N X

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Oracea Rate Add review
Rx D N X

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Oraxyl Rate Add review
Rx D N X

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Targadox Rate Add review
Rx D N X

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription only.
OTC Over-the-counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over-the-counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Pregnancy Category
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
M The drug has multiple schedules. The schedule may depend on the exact dosage form or strength of the medication.
U CSA Schedule is unknown.
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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