how to treat gonorrhea now that Wyeth is discontinuing cefixime (Suprax)

There are questions about how to treat gonorrhea now that Wyeth is discontinuing cefixime (Suprax).

Cefixime is the only ORAL antibiotic to which Neisseria gonorrhoeae has not developed significant resistance.

Most patients with gonorrhea should get intramuscular ceftriaxone (Rocephin) or an oral quinolone... ciprofloxacin... levofloxacin... ofloxacin.

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