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Medications for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

About Pelvic Inflammatory Disease:  An inflammatory process that results from other pelvic diseases, may result from gonorrhoea, chlamydia, ovarian cystic disease or postpartum infections.

Drugs Used to Treat Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

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

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
doxycycline D N X 2 reviews
8.0

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Brand names:  Vibramycin, Doxy 100, Doryx, Vibra-Tabs, Monodox, Doryx MPC, Morgidox, Ocudox, Oraxyl …show all

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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Flagyl B N X 1 review
6.0

Generic name: metronidazole systemic

Drug class: amebicides, miscellaneous antibiotics

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For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

metronidazole B N X 14 reviews
5.0

Generic name: metronidazole systemic

Brand names:  Flagyl, Flagyl 375, Flagyl IV

Drug class: amebicides, miscellaneous antibiotics

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Azithromycin Dose Pack B N Add review Rate

Generic name: azithromycin systemic

Drug class: macrolides

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azithromycin B N Add review
6.0

Generic name: azithromycin systemic

Brand names:  Azithromycin Dose Pack, Zithromax, Zmax

Drug class: macrolides

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clindamycin B N Add review
7.0

Generic name: clindamycin systemic

Brand names:  Cleocin, Cleocin HCl, Cleocin Pediatric, Cleocin Phosphate …show all

Drug class: lincomycin derivatives

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Zithromax B N Add review
6.0

Generic name: azithromycin systemic

Drug class: macrolides

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Azactam B N 1 review Rate

Generic name: aztreonam systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Vibramycin D N X Add review
10

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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Doxy 100 D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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levofloxacin C N Add review Rate

Generic name: levofloxacin systemic

Brand name:  Levaquin

Drug class: quinolones

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Doryx D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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cefotaxime B N Add review Rate

Generic name: cefotaxime systemic

Brand name:  Claforan

Drug class: third generation cephalosporins

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ceftriaxone B N 1 review
5.0

Generic name: ceftriaxone systemic

Drug class: third generation cephalosporins

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Levaquin C N Add review Rate

Generic name: levofloxacin systemic

Drug class: quinolones

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Cleocin B N Add review Rate

Generic name: clindamycin systemic

Drug class: lincomycin derivatives

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ofloxacin C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ofloxacin systemic

Brand name:  Floxin

Drug class: quinolones

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Claforan B N Add review Rate

Generic name: cefotaxime systemic

Drug class: third generation cephalosporins

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Vibra-Tabs D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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ceftazidime B N Add review Rate

Generic name: ceftazidime systemic

Brand names:  Fortaz, Ceptaz, Tazicef

Drug class: third generation cephalosporins

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Floxin C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ofloxacin systemic

Drug class: quinolones

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Flagyl 375 B N X Add review Rate

Generic name: metronidazole systemic

Drug class: amebicides, miscellaneous antibiotics

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Monodox D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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cefoxitin B N Add review Rate

Generic name: cefoxitin systemic

Brand name:  Mefoxin

Drug class: second generation cephalosporins

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Doryx MPC D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

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Symptoms and treatments

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
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Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
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 Schedule
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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