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levaquin and doxycycline

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Levaquin (levofloxacin): There should not be any problem taking Levaquin (levofloxacin) after Doxycycline unless there is history of allergy to Levaquin (levofloxacin) or a hi ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Reasonable choice: It usually isn't possible to know the exact bacteria involved in any particular case of bacterial sinusitis, and that's what determines which antibiot ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Dehydration : Dehydration can occur easily when a patient has an infection. An infection can cause a fever, even when the patient isn't always aware, and the skin ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Chlamydia: Levofloxacin will no longer treat gonorrhea. And, it does not in any way treat chlamydia. If you need treatment for both you will need a shot and then ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Brian Divelbiss
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: both of the drugs are commonly used antibiotics
A female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Although there has been no specific study to oppose their combined use, there is no practical reason and need for taking these 2 sets of both together ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Yes, you can take tetracyclines like vibramycin (doxycycline) along with Flagyl although this is a strange combination of antibiotics to be receivin ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes?: Any drug, including ciprofloxacin, can cause allergic eruptions.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes, but: Did your physician prescribe both? Sometimes we are on a medication routinely (ie- Doxycycline for acne) and a different antibiotic becomes necessary ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Are you infected?: Only take antibiotics your doctor prescribes if needed for an infection. Antibiotics have been shown not to help acne in the long run.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, there should not be any serious interactions between these two drugs.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Yes: As prescribed by your doctor.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, but...: You can, but you should have a good reason, and they should be prescribed by a health care provider.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Why?: You can, but why? It's an unusual combination of antibiotics, with a lot of overlap in bacterial coverage.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
MRSA: Follow doctor's directions. The key to fighting off MRSA using these new antibiotics like Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is to follow you ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earle Pescatore
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: Current cdc recommendations do not include the use of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim).
A male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not well: No Bactrim DS will kill some Gram negative bacteria but will have little effect on gonorrhea.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
None of these: See a DR, preferably a dermatologist. Begin with a diagnosis. Hidradenitis suppuritiva? Folliculitis? Distribution, location of "boils"? Specific feat ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
12 years experience Podiatry
Moderate interaction: If taken together, these meds will interact. There have been cardio side effects documented. Depending on the dose of each that you are taking it can ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
All different: They are not related to each other.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes but for what?: Yes. You can take Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) as it is a sulfa drug and different class of drug from penicillin and erythromycin. The ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
N o: Levoquin and Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) are two different class of antibiotics-levoquin beongs to quinolones, Bactrim (sulfamethoxazo ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hoffmann
18 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Amoxicillin / clavulanate is a penicillin-type antibiotic. The clavulanate increases susceptability of some bacteria to the amoxicillin. Bactrim (su ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Not necessarily.: Each antibiotic you mentioned has its own profile of bacteria that it is effective against. If your chronic prostatitis is caused by a bacteria that i ... Read More
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