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Amoxicillin 300 Mg
Clindamycin and Amox: It should not be a problem to take these anibiotics together, although why would you need to take both. It is parially redundant! ...Read more
Not a drug of choice: I assume you took a complete course of Clindamycin 300 mg twice a day for one week? This is not a drug of choice for a man suspected of std. Also depends upon the type of std you think you have.In general terms you can retest yourself and proceed according to the results. If you can be a little more precise regarding your condition then a better plan can be advised. ...Read more
UTI: Clindamycin is a very unusual antibiotic to be used in treating a UTI unless it is due to a staphylococcus. The dosage, assuming the therapy is appropriate, is from 300 to 600mg three times a day, although it may be very difficult to tolerate because of GI side-effects if given orally. ...Read more
Can i take melatonin? I currently take neurontion 300 mg t.I.D., qd, klonopin 0.5 mg b.I.D., prn, Soma 350 mg h.S., tylenol (acetaminophen) qd
Depends . . .: Whether any given antibiotic works depends upon whether the infection is caused by a sensitive bacteria. For instance, common cold is caused by a virus and thus won't be affected by any antibiotic. Anyway, dalacin c is a brand not sold in the states. Whether the generic Clindamycin will work "correctly" depends upon what caused your infection. Ask your doc for culture & sensitivity. ...Read more
Yes, it's safe.: There is no specific interaction. However, with all antibiotics, you should be aware that prolonged use of multiple antibiotics does tend to destroy the normal gut flora (normal bacteria in your intestinal tract) and allows for overgrowth of one particularly BAD type of bacteria called clostridium difficile (C. Diff). This can lead to prolonged bouts of diarrhea. So, be careful in the long term. ...Read more
Is it OK to take PRAZOSIN HCL 5MG with EFFEXOR (venlafaxine) XR 75MG, PENICILLIN VK 500MG, IBUPROFEN 400MG, HYDROXYZINE PAM 50MG VIT, HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 5?
Not OK: Haven't we met before over this question? Why is a 17 y.o. taking ALL that medication? What's going on? I assume the Penicillin's temporary? But HYDROCODONE+ Ibuprofen? What type of pains need all that @ your age? Prazosin for.....nightmares? And hydroxyzine for itching or nausea? Obviously, someone thinks you NEED all this but you asked the question & I'm giving an opinion. NOT OK is what I say. ...Read more
Is it ok to take lexapro 20mg, Xanax (alprazolam) .5 mg twice daily, 15 mg remron, and 300 mg lithium?
Yes: Shouldn't cause any problems & hopefully it will help ...Read more
Yes/Off label use: Yes Clindamycin 300mg twice daily for 7 days is an effective alternative to Metronidazole for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis caused by gardnerella vaginalis. It is important that a proper diagnosis be made by your doctor. Be sure to complete the antibiotic course. Common side effects include diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea/vomitting. Report any uncontrollable diarrhea/severe abdoninal pain. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, there are no interactions according to my reference Epocrates. ...Read more
Ampicillin, Biaxin&Protonix 40mg (QAM) kill H. Pylori? It's Ampicillin 1g BID&Biaxin 500 mg BID. Taking all together 4 14 d kill the bacteria?
Pulmonologist prescribed Keflex 250 mg. four times a day for bacterial bronchitis. Would Ceftin (cefuroxime) or Cefzil provide better gram negative coverage?
Talk : To your doctor and ask why he prescribed the meds they did. But the meds you mentioned have a different spectrum of coverage. And yes. Better gram neg coverage ...Read more