is treated with antibiotics.Gonorrhea can be cured
with proper treatment.
Medicines will stop the infection but will not repair any
permanent damage done by the disease.
Penicillin derivative antibiotics such
as ampicillin or amoxicillin
are recommended for the treatment of
gonorrhea. Since resistance to penicillin is increasing, other antibiotics can
be given like ceftriaxone
Women who are pregnant should not be given doxycycline and are usually given an
alternative antibiotic such as erythromycin.
medications should be taken as prescribed, and the infected person should refrain from sexual intercourse during the
course of treatment.It is also important to locate and test
the sexual partners of the infected person; and treat them to prevent further
spread of gonorrhea.