Chlamydia is curable with certain antibiotics like tetracyclin,
erthyromicin, and azithromycin (but not penicillin, as is the case
for other STDs).
It is very important that a person with chlamydial infection take all
of the prescribed medication, even after symptoms disappear. To be
sure that the infection is cured, a follow-up visit to the doctor of
clinic 1 to 2 weeks after finishing the medication may be necessary.
Current research is focusing on the creation of rapid diagnostic
tests and on the basic process of chlamydial infection.
What are current and potential treatments or cures for
Adapted from the Office on Women's Health, Department of Health and Human Services