Chlamydia Treatments

Order Antibiotics For Chlamydia Online

You can order chlamydia medication online from our UK registered online doctor and pharmacy service. If you have been diagnosed with chlamydia already by a doctor, clinic, or with the Clamelle Chlamydia Test, just fill in our online assessment. We can then assess your suitability for treatment with an antibiotic. Once the online consultation process is complete, our pharmacy can dispense your prescription and deliver your treatment to you. 

If you have not yet been tested for Chlamydia, you can buy a Chlamydia test kit which you can use to test for the infection. If you test positive, just come back to us, and fill in the assessment, so our doctor can prescribe antibiotics if appropriate.

The first choice antibiotic for people with chlamydia is Azithromycin. Azithromycin is available as a 250mg tablet. You will receive 4 x 250mg tablets, which are to be taken as a single dose (i.e all four tablets at once). This is your single dose chlamydia treatment.

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Overview

About Chlamydia

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). It is currently the most common STI in the UK and is caused by Chlamydia trachomatis (the bacterial name). It is sometimes symptomless, meaning people can have the infection and not know it. 

In 2012, more than 200,000 people tested positive for the infection according to NHS statistics. Of these 200,000, the vast majority were under 25 (64%).

Fortunately, you can order chlamydia treatment online, as it is easily treated with antibiotics. However, prevention is always better than cure, and use of a condom helps to prevent transmission.

Unlike genital herpes, where the virus remains with you for life, Chlamydia can be cured with antibiotics. The antibiotics kill the bacteria that cause the infection. The antibiotic is usually fully effective after one week from starting your course or taking your dose. If you are still displaying symptoms, you should refer to your GP for tests and an alternative course of antibiotics.

Once the bacterial infection has been eliminated, it should not come back unless you are reinfected. Your sexual partner should also be tested and treated to prevent this, so it's important that you notify them.

Causes

Chlamydia Causes

It is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. It is easily transmitted, but also easily prevented. Use of a condom prevents the transmission of the bacteria.  

The infection is generally found in the urethra in men or the vagina in women. Less commonly, it can also be found in the throat or rectum in both men and women. 

The infection is passed between sexual partners through the transfer of sexual fluids and direct genital contact. This is generally any type of sexual contact (vaginal, anal or oral sex). Pregnant women can sometimes pass the infection to their baby.

A major cause of transmission is the fact that some people do not have symptoms and therefore don’t know they are infected. As many as 50% of men are symptomless with chlamydia. An even higher percentage of women (up to 70%) have no symptoms.

This makes the use of condoms and the practice of safe sex vitally important because transmission can occur without either partner knowing. For this reason, you should have a check-up with your local sexual health clinic if you have had unprotected sex.

Treatments

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With Simple Online Pharmacy, you can order antibiotics to treat it online by filling out an online doctor assessment. Antibiotics are the treatment of choice, and with the correct course, can be very effective in eradicating the infection. Side effects include stomach pain, nausea and diarrhoea but for most people, these will be mild. 

The two antibiotics most commonly used to treat the infection are Azithromycin and Doxycycline.

If you are diagnosed with chlamydia, or if your partner has been diagnosed, it is vital that both of you are treated. So if you would prefer to get treatment discreetly, you can order your chlamydia treatment online.

Symptoms

What are the symptoms of Chlamydia?

The symptoms in men include discharge from the penis, a burning sensation when peeing, and swelling of the scrotum.


The symptoms found in women include a burning sensation when peeing, bleeding between periods, and abnormal vaginal discharge. If left untreated it can cause Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and affect fertility.

FAQ

  • What is Chlamydia?

    It is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) which can affect men and women. It can be found in the genitals, anus, throat or eyes. It is spread through unprotected sex. Using a condom can reduce the risk of catching it.

  • How common is Chlamydia?

    It is the most common STI in the UK, with over 200,000 cases reported in England in 2015.

  • Is Chlamydia more common in men or women?

    There are more diagnoses in women than men in England, but this is thought to be due to higher testing rates amongst women.

  • Does chlamydia cause symptoms?

    In most cases, it is asymptomatic, which means it causes no symptoms. This is why it is important to be tested. However, it can cause symptoms for some people.

  • What is the treatment for chlamydia?

    The treatment for chlamydia is a course of antibiotics. Usually this is Azithromycin as a single dose or Doxycycline as a one week course.

  • How long does Chlamydia treatment take to work?

    It can take up to one week to be effective, after which you should notice the symptoms will go. You should avoid having sex during this time, as you may still be contagious. If you do have sex within one week of taking the treatment, you should use a condom to protect your partner.

  • Can I be reinfected with Chlamydia?

    It does not usually come back, however, it is possible to be reinfected if you have unprotected sex. It’s important that your partner is tested and treated too, to avoid passing the infection back to you.

  • What is the best antibiotic for chlamydia?

    The most commonly used antibiotics are doxycycline or azithromycin. These treatments are both highly effective in treating Chlamydia.

  • Can I buy chlamydia treatment online?

    If you have tested positive for chlamydia, you can request to order treatment online from Simple Online Pharmacy. You are required to complete an online medical assessment as part of your order. This is assessed by our GPs to make sure it is safe and suitable for you to take. If approved, it will be dispensed and dispatched by our online pharmacy team.

Chlamydia Treatment

Medication Simple Online Pharmacy
Doxycycline 100mg capsules x14 £13.50
Azithromycin Tablets x4 £17.50
Zithromax 250mg Capsules x4 £29.99

Chlamydia Treatments Treatment Comparison

Azithromycin / ZithromaxDoxycycline
IngredientAzithromycin 500mgDoxycyline 100mg
DosageTWO tablets as a single doseONE tablet TWICE daily
CostFrom £17.50£13.50