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Year : 1979  |  Volume : 45  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 186--189

Doxycycline in the Treatment :uncomplicated Gonorrohea

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Gonorrhoea constitutes nine per cent of the sexually transmitted diseases seen at the department of Dermatology and Venereology, Nair Hospital, Bombay. Fifty cases of uncomplicated males were treated with doxycycline 200mgs iv on the first day and 100 mgs, iv for 2 more - a total of 400 mgs doxycycline. Smears for gonococci and blood V D R L were treatment. The cases were reviewed every week for a period 3 weeks. Three cases showed a positive serology and 44 cases responded well to therapy giving a success rate of 88%. Side effects were minimal.


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