There are two treatments available, that are
both a combination of two different types of antibiotics.
The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH),recommended first
line treatment for gonorrhoea is an injection of
ceftriaxone, usually in the buttock or the thigh,
and another antibiotic called Azithromycin that is in tablet form
and taken orally
second line treatment for those who don’t like injections or don’t have the
time or don’t want to suffer the embarrassment of going to a sexual health
clinic is two tablets of Suprax 200mg (cefixime) and two tablets of
Azithromycin 500mg. All four tablets are taken together as a single dose.
Pharmacy’s Gonorrhoea treatment pack contains
tw tablets of both antibiotics, therefore four tablets in all. It also,
includes a FREE “test of cure” test kit to use at least 14 days after taking
the treatment to make sure you are clear of infection.
Both first and second line
treatments for Gonorrhoea also treat any Chlamydia infection present. It is
common for people to get both Gonorrhoea and Chlamydia infections at the same