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cause of mepron allergy

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Mepron allergy: Mepron (Atovaquone) is an antifungal and anti-parasite medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign s ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No: No. Mepron (atovaquone) and Zithromax will not make you feel insane with panic attack Consult your doctor or see a psychiatrist for your symptoms Goo ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Mepron (atovaquone): This is the brand name for atovaquone, an antiparasitic drug used occasionally in patients with tick borne illnesses when coinfection with babesia mic ... Read More
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Helps babesia: Mepron (atovaquone) is not helpful for lyme disease, acute or chronic, but does treat babesia. Up to 70% of those with chronic lyme may also be infect ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Some: Mepron (atovaquone) can cause some combination of fevers, headaches, insomnia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and rash in >10% of people who take it. Mep ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
37 years experience Rheumatology
Not 1st line : Lyme disease is normally treated with Doxycycline or rocrphin depending on stage of the disease. Mepron (atovaquone) is normally used for babesia. I ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Not sure: Atovaquone is not generally regarded as an antibiotic that has activity against borrelia species, the bacteria which cause lyme disease.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
33 years experience Infectious Disease
Atovaquone: Atovaquone is NOT used to treat Lyme disease. It is used as part of a regimen to treat Babesiosis, an infection which is also transmitted by the tick ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Giovanni Marciano
31 years experience Family Medicine
Medication: I would see an infectious disease doctor.
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A male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Well almost all medication are metabolized through the liver or kidney or both. Some are metabolized through the gi tract. But bottom line is if you d ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible: In terms of airborne allergens one would not expect this to be a cause of allergy. Certainly one could see an irritant or contact dermatitis from any ... Read More

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