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A 30-year-old male asked:

I will be on doxycycline and cefixime for two months. my doctor prescribed oral nystatin with this combo. is it normal to take nystatin when on long-term antibiotics?

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Sometimes: yes, to prevent yeast overgrowth
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Antibiotics : It is possible that you could get a chronic yeast infection on the doxy. That is why they added nystatin

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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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