VENEREAL DISEASES BRANCH, STATE AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DIVISION, CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL
The preferred drug for Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection is penicillin or ampicillin. Physicians are cautioned to use no less than the recommended doses of antibiotics.
Men or women: aqueous procaine penicillin G, 4.8 million units intramuscularly divided into at least two doses and injected at different sites at one visit, together with 1 g of oral probenecid, preferably given at least 30 minutes before the injection.
Men or women: ampicillin, 3.5 g, with probenecid, 1 g, administered simultaneously.
Patients with known exposure to gonorrhea should receive
. Recommended Treatment Schedules for Gonorrhea. Ann Intern Med. 1972;76:991. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-6-991
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(6):991.
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