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Can I use Doxycycline antibiotics daily as prevention for syphilis, gonorrhea or chlamydia?

The short answer is no, you can’t use Doxycycline antibiotics daily to prevent syphilis, gonorrhea or chlamydia.

Currently, there are research studies and clinical trials digging deeper into your question. It looks like researchers are still exploring issues like how to avoid antibiotic resistance, possible side effects of daily antibiotics and determining which populations might get the most benefit of this type of strategy. So while researchers are working on future preventative medication options to add to the STI prevention “toolbox”, we recommend tools we know can be effective.

Tools to prevent sexually transmitted infections like syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia: