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Dr. Scott Lindquist
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Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection (Definition)

Mycobacterium tuberculosis is an infectious organism that spreads by droplets coughed out by an infected person. Infection is established initially in lungs, but can spread within lungs & to other body parts, or can become latent, with reactivation occurring years to decades later. With effective treatment, it can be completely eliminated although drug resistant ...Read more


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Where can I buy doxycycline 100mg?

Where can I buy doxycycline 100mg?

Doxycycline: Doxycycline can be purchased at a pharmacy with a prescription. ...Read more

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How soon for sex after starting doxycycline?

How soon for sex after starting doxycycline?

Was this used for: Tx of chlamydia? If so, wait until your course of treatment is complete and a minimum of 7 days before engaging in sex. ...Read more

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Is 600 mg of doxycycline in one day too much?

Is 600 mg of doxycycline in one day too much?

Family practice : You didn't say what you were being treated for but usual dose is 100-200 mg twice a day. 600 mg is more than you should get. Ask your dr why you need a higher dose. ...Read more

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What to expect when put on doxycycline [vibra-tab]?

Doxycycline: Hopefully - resolution of your infection. If what you want to know is if there are potential side effects please see: http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/doxycycline-oral-route/side-effects/DRG-20068229 ...Read more

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Can doxycycline make you tired?

Can doxycycline make you tired?

Doxycycline: Doxycycline is amongst one of the most commonly used and safest antibiotics available. Feeling tired or fatigue is a possible side effect of doxycycline, but the fatigue is generally tolerable and not profound. A long list of things can also cause fatigue including the condition doxycyline is being used for. ...Read more

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Does doxycycline work on boils?

Does doxycycline work on boils?

No: Boils can't usually be treated with antibiotics. Once pus has accumulated, the boil needs to be opened and drained. ...Read more

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Does doxycycline make you tired?

Doxycycline: Feeling tired is likely not a direct effect of this antibiotic. More likely, if you are feeling more tired than normal, it is a result of a combination of factors, including whatever the reason is for taking the antibiotic. Many people don't feel quite right while taking antibiotics. Try to eat well and get plenty of rest. ...Read more

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Can doxycycline cause c difficile?

Yes: Any antibiotic including, Doxycycline can increase your risk of getting c. Difficile diarrhea. However, because Doxycycline has poor activity against anaerobes (the majority of bacteria found in your colon) it is less likely than other antibiotics to cause c. Difficile diarrhea. ...Read more

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Does doxycycline have side effects?

Occasionally: Doxycycline is a useful antibiotic, but as with all medications, there are possible side effects. Every drug or supplement has some small risks, so a user has to weigh the benefits against the small chance of an allergic reaction or some other problem. Doxycycline is often used to treat acne in teen boys. Users can sunburn more easily. "doxy" is not used in younger kids nor in pregnant women. ...Read more

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Can I take doxycycline for laryngitis?

Laryngitis: Laryngitis typically either viral or from post nasal drip from allergies or sinus infection, most of which are viral. No antibiotic is helpful with a virus. Doxy can be used for sinus infections of bacterial but not most MDs first choice. Drink fluids, don't whisper, and try and rest voice. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of doxycycline?

What are some side effects of doxycycline?

Doxycycline: Some common side effects of Doxycycline include photosensitivity (easy to burn in sun, so important to use sunscreen, keep covered), nausea/vomiting/abdominal discomfort, headache, allergic reactions. Just keep in mind, almost any medication has a long list of potential side effects, but they only occur in a small number of cases. ...Read more

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What are the tests for doxycycline overdose?

Measure levels: It is possible to measure serum levels of this antibiotic in some laboratories, but not necessary. Excessive amounts of Doxycycline will be excreted rapidly in the urine. ...Read more

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Is doxycycline 100 mg used to treat only mono?

No: Doxycyclne is an Antibiotic used for many infections but not effective agaist viruses.Infectious mononucleosis is caused by a virus. ...Read more

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Is vibramycin (doxycycline) good for you skin ?

Is vibramycin (doxycycline) good for you skin ?

For acne yes: Yes vibrancyin is good treatment for acne as well as other skin infections. Be careful with exposure to sun as this can cause you to be more prone to sunburn. ...Read more

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Can I take augmenten and doxycycline together ?

Can I take augmenten and doxycycline together ?

Unusual combination: This is an unusal combination of antibiotics and they should not be taken together except with advice of a doctor who knows what infection(s) are being treated. You definitely should not self treat with these antibiotics for two different infections: they probably would be equally effective and you may not need both. If you haven't seen a doctor, do that and follow the advice you get. ...Read more

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Could I use doxycycline to treat diverticulitis?

Could I use doxycycline to treat diverticulitis?

Yes: general info many different antibiotics can be used for divertiulitis ...Read more

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Why would i be given doxycycline after an abortion?

Doxycycline is an: Antibiotic. Preventing post surgical infection is the goal. ...Read more

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Can doxycycline and levonorgestrel be taken together?

Can doxycycline and levonorgestrel be taken together?

No: Most antibiotics "compete" with the oral contraceptive pill for gastric absorption and are preferentially absorbed to the exclusion of the oral contraceptive pill leaving patients "unprotected" from pregnancy. ...Read more

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Hi docs, do you think it's bad to take expired doxycycline?

That depends---: Are we talking about expired for 10 days or 10 years? In general - recommend not using expired medications. ...Read more

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What are the problems to mixing polyethylene with doxycycline?

Not much..: Doxycycline is well absorbed even in the presence of food. Polyethyline glycol does not affect doxy absorption and so there should not be a problem--no interaction. So if you need them both, you should be ok to use. If you have additional concerns, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the medicine doxycycline hyclate 100mg typically used for?

Doxycycline: Doxycycline can be used to treat Lyme disease, Pneumonia, Anthrax, Lymphogranuloma venereum, Rickettsiosis, Pleural effusion, Bacterial pneumonia, or Mycoplasma infection . ...Read more

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How many milgrams of doxycycline do I need to take for divertiulitis?

How many milgrams of doxycycline do I need to take for divertiulitis?

Get doctor's advice: This sounds like you have diagnosed yourself and are hoping to treat yourself without a doctor's advice. Sorry, but I won't help you do that. Diverticulitis can be serious and other things can cause the same symptoms. See a doctor if you haven't done so then follow her advice about treatment. (Apologies if I'm wrong -- but you still need a doctor's direct advice.) ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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Vibramycin (Definition)

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Dr. Harinder Gill
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Vibra Tabs (Definition)

Vibra-Tabs is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more