Doxycycline can be used for the treatment of a chlamydia infection. The recommended dose is 100 mg twice daily for 3 to 7 days.
Some of the side effects of doxycycline may include nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, loss of appetite, and diarrhea. Doxycycline can also cause skin rash, itching, darkened skin color, vaginal itching, or vaginal discharge.
How effective is doxycycline for chlamydia?
Doxycycline is highly effective for chlamydia.
Will 3 days of doxycycline cure chlamydia?
A 3-day course of doxycycline may be as effective as a 7-day course of doxycycline for the treatment of uncomplicated chlamydial cervicitis (inflammation of the cervix). Consult your doctor and follow their prescription.
What STD does doxycycline treat?
Doxycycline is effective against the STIs (formerly STDs) chlamydia and syphilis, but not commonly for gonorrhea (due to resistance).