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Two dose Augmentin treatment of acute gonorrhoea in men.
  1. K B Lim,
  2. V S Rajan,
  3. Y C Giam,
  4. E O Lui,
  5. E H Sng,
  6. K L Yeo

    Abstract

    We studied 192 men with acute gonococcal urethritis, 97 of whom received two oral doses of Augmentin (amoxycillin 3 g and clavulanic acid 250 mg) separated by a four hour interval; the remaining 95 received 2 g kanamycin in a single intramuscular injection. Of the patients treated with Augmentin, 93 (95.9%) were cured, which was significantly more than the 83 (87.4%) patients treated with kanamycin. Augmentin was equally effective in the treatment of penicillinase producing Neisseria gonorrhoeae (PPNG) and non-PPNG infections, the cure rates for which were 96.6% and 95.6% respectively.

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