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Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP)
Fortunately, YES! Doctors will usually prescribe you a single dose of one of the following antibiotics to effectively treat your gonorrhea:
If you have gonorrhea and are pregnant or are younger than 18 years old, you should not take ciprofloxacin or ofloxacin - there are possible complications or side-effects. Your doctor can prescribe the best and safest antibiotic for you - please seek advice!
Given the fact that the infections gonorrhea and chlamydia are frequently found traveling together, your doctor will usually prescribe you a combination of antibiotics, such as ceftriaxone and doxycycline or azithromycin, which will treat both diseases — see section about Chlamydia.
If you have gonorrhea, all of your sexual partners should get tested and then treated if infected, whether or not they have symptoms of infection.
Your doctor can help you decide which is the best treatment for you. Seek advice.