You can order yourself an antibiotic treatment online if you or a partner has tested positive for chlamydia.
The antibiotic treatment is almost always (95% of the time) effective in treating chlamydia.
We offer two antibiotics, azithromycin and doxycycline. Azithromycin is taken as a single dose, doxycycline is taken as a one week course.
To place an order, fill in our brief questionnaire and select your preferred treatment. Our doctor will review your order and approve appropriate treatment.
We also offer a home test kit
|Azithromycin antibiotic||Single treatment (2 x 500mg tablets)||£27.50|
|Doxycycline antibiotic||One week course (14 x 100mg tablets)||£16.00|
Dispensing and standard delivery included.
Click & Collect: free (available for same-day or next-day collection in Superdrug Pharmacies)
Next Day Delivery: £3.99
Chlamydia is always treated with antibiotics and azithromycin is the recommended choice for treatment.
In rare cases another antibiotic may be more clinically suitable. Our doctors will let you know if this is the case.
If you would like to discuss your condition with one of our doctors, you can book a telephone consultation. Our doctors will be able to give you personalised advice on how to treat and prevent chlamydia.
Azithromycin 500 mg is an antibiotic that is used to treat infections caused by bacteria, such as the sexually transmitted infection chlamydia. Azithromycin works by killing the infection.
Azithromycin is taken in a single dose, but you’ll still be contagious for one week after taking it. For this reason, it is important not to have sex for seven days after taking the medication, so that you don’t pass on chlamydia or get re-infected (for example, if your partner has chlamydia too).
Azithromycin should not be used by pregnant women.
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection. Early treatment is crucial. If left untreated, chlamydia can cause infertility in women. There are often no chlamydia symptoms, or symptoms that are so mild they can be difficult to spot. Seven in ten women with chlamydia do not notice symptoms.
If symptoms do appear, it is usually within three weeks of exposure.
These symptoms include:
Longer term symptoms include:
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection. Early treatment is crucial. It often has no symptoms, or symptoms that are so mild they can be difficult to spot. One quarter to one half of all male chlamydia cases go unnoticed, which is part of the reason why the number of infections has vastly increased over the last fifteen years.
In the short term, if men’s Chlamydia symptoms do appear, it is usually within seven to twenty one days of infection. Early symptoms can range from:
In women, if left untreated, chlamydia can lead to premature births, ectopic pregnancies, early miscarriage and infertility, via:
In men, if left untreated, chlamydia can cause: