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The Efficacy of Doxycycline vs Tetracycline in Treatment of Gonorrhea in Men

By Wilbert C. Jordan


In attempting to improve treatment of gonorrhea in men allergic to penicillin or in those who refused intramuscular (IM) treatment, a comparison of the test of cure rate of doxycycline vs tetracycline was done. Tests of cure were performed one week after treatment on culture positive patients only. Doxycycline proved to have a better test-of-cure rate, primarily because of patient compliance

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