Our expert says:
Firstly, you must take the medication on the prescription suggested by your doctor.
The common treatment for chlamydia is a course of antibiotics. If taken correctly, it is more than 95% effective. The course of antibiotics can either be a single dose or a longer course of up to two weeks.
The two most commonly prescribed antibiotics to treat chlamydia are:
azithromycin (single dose)
doxycycline (usually two capsules a day for a week)
Other less commonly prescribed antibiotics include ofloxacin, amoxicillin and erythromycin.
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