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Resources: Medication handouts

Acyclovir and Valacyclovir Treatment

Oct 23, 2017

Acyclovir (Zovirax®) and Valacyclovir are antiviral medications taken by mouth for the treatment of genital herpes.

Acyclovir / Valacyclovir treatment handout - updated September 2017

Amoxicillin Treatment

Mar 6, 2018

Amoxicillin is an antibiotic taken by mouth for the treatment of sexually transmitted infections.

Amoxicillin treatment handout - updated November 2017

Azithromycin Treatment

Nov 16, 2017

Azithromycin is an antibiotic taken for the treatment of certain sexually transmitted infections.

Azithromycin treatment handout - updated October 2017

Bicillin® L-A -Treatment for Syphilis

Nov 16, 2017

Bicillin® L-A (long-acting penicillin G benzathine) is the preferred antibiotic treatment for syphilis. It is given by intramuscular injection in two divided doses into each hip/buttock muscle at the same visit.

Bicillin treatment handout - updated October 2017

Cefixime Treatment

Mar 6, 2018

Cefixime (Suprax®) is an antibiotic taken by mouth used for the treatment of sexually transmitted infections.

Cefixime treatment handout - updated November 2017

Ceftriaxone Treatment

Oct 23, 2017

Ceftriaxone is an antibiotic given by injection into a muscle for the treatment of sexually transmitted infections.

Ceftriaxone treatment handout - updated September 2017

Ciprofloxacin Treatment

May 7, 2015

Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic taken by mouth for the treatment of sexually transmitted infections.

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Doxycycline Treatment

Oct 23, 2017

Doxycycline is an antibiotic taken by mouth for the treatment of sexually transmitted infections.

Doxycycline treatment handout - updated September 2017

Fluconazole Treatment

Oct 23, 2017

Fluconazole is an antifungal medication used to treat vaginal candidiasis (yeast infections due to Candida species).

Fluconazole treatment handout - updated September 2017

Genital Wart (HPV) Treatment

Mar 7, 2017

There are several different types of treatment for HPV (genital wart) infection. How you respond to treatment, and how long it takes your body to clear an HPV (genital wart) infection, will depend on your general health and your body's natural defenses (immune system). This handout describes the various treatment options.

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Medroxyprogesterone (Depo-Provera®) Treatment

Apr 17, 2014

Medroxyprogesterone (Depo-Provera®) a form of progesterone given by injection into a muscle for the prevention of pregnancy.

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Metronidazole Treatment

Oct 23, 2017

Metronidazole is an antibiotic taken by mouth for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (BV) or certain sexually transmitted infections (STI).

Metronidazole treatment handout - updated September 2017

Nitrofurantoin

May 7, 2015

Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic used to treat or prevent lower urinary tract infections.

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Spectinomycin Treatment

Jan 26, 2016

Spectinomycin is an antibiotic given by IM injection for the treatment of sexually transmitted infections and is administered into into the buttlock nuscle at the ventrogluteal injection site .

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Yeast and Fungal Infection Treatment

Sep 10, 2012

This STI handout on the treatment of yeast and fungal infections was developed by BCCDC.

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