Patient Management/Treatment (continued)
The CDC recommends two antimicrobial parenteral regimens: Regimen A and Regimen B.
It is important to continue either Regimen A or Regimen B or alternative regimens for at least 24 hours after substantial clinical improvement occurs and also to complete a total of 14 days therapy with:
Alternative parenteral regimens
Limited data support the use of other parenteral regimens. The following regimens have been investigated and have broad spectrum coverage and are recommended as alternative regimens by CDC.
Page last modified: June 3, 2009
Page last reviewed: June 3, 2009
Content Source: Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention