Recommend Gentamicin if a Cephalosporin Is Not an Option for Gonorrhea

You'll get questions about alternatives for treating gonorrhea now that spectinomycin is no longer available.

Spectinomycin was used for anogenital gonorrhea when patients couldn't use first-line therapy with a cephalosporin-containing regimen.

Now treating gonorrhea is becoming a bigger challenge with fewer antibiotic options and increasing resistance.

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