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can you take vitamins with antibiotics

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
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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Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Generally OK: Not a big problem.

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Morris
14 years experience Internal Medicine
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
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: No problem.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Antibiotics: You may safely take vitamin cwith your antibiotic.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
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
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Both can be used at the same time.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
16 years experience Pharmacology
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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Good book: Dr. James Fulton was a great dermatologist with lots of personal experience with patients. His book is available on Amazon.com - "Acne Rx" and is ver ... Read More
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