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Can you take vitamins with antibiotics

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 32 years experience
Maybe (not) . . .: It's always best to read directions/instructions that came w/medication and ask both pharmacist & prescribing doctors about any questions you might ha... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Morris
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Medication Q's: Some Multivitamins can reduce the serum concentration (effectiveness) of the antibiotic if taken together so I would recommend taking them several ho... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 42 years experience
Yes: You don't say which antibiotic but I am unaware of any adverse interactions between vitamin c and any antibiotics. If you are on an antibiotic you hav... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Antibiotics: You may safely take vitamin cwith your antibiotic.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 42 years experience
Yes, however...: Yes, in fact this is wise if you have an infection as vitamins support your immune system.But one shouldn't take tetracycline or Doxycycline at the sa... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Yes: Both can be used at the same time.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
Pharmacy 18 years experience
Yes : Take your medications as prescribed. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic used for a short time to treat infections. Make sure you take it completely even if... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Chitsey
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: They are compatible but probably won't add much to the bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim).
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 59 years experience
Find a better Dr: No vitamins have any effect on this. In fact most people get full nutrition from food and derive no benefit from vitamin pills. "Upper respiratory" in... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
No restriction: You may take the vitamins any time you like.
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