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Diarrhoea for 3weeks whilst in Asia. Taking doxycycline daily. Have just been prescribed 800mg ofloxacin and 2 sachets of bioflor daily. Is this ok?

Diarrhoea for 3weeks whilst in Asia. Taking doxycycline daily. Have just been prescribed 800mg ofloxacin and 2 sachets of bioflor daily. Is this ok?

Diarrhea : Based on the countries you traveled to and the food habits the cause of diarrhea can be variable. A stool study done by notifying the lab to look for certain pathogens may be the best option. A certain stool test can determine if there is inflammation (lactoferin). Emperic abx may not always help and may not be needed. Best of luck ...Read more

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How do the effects of doxycycline last?

How do the effects of doxycycline last?

3-5 days: Doxycycline has an elimination half life of 15-24 hours. This is the time it takes the body to excrete 1/2 of the drug. It is felt that a drug is fully eliminated after 5 half lives. So that would be 3 to 5 days for complete elimination of the doxycycline. ...Read more

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I didn't take my last pill of doxycycline today and I can't take it now.Is it okay if I take it tomorrow at 2pm even though I usually take it at 5pm?

Antibx Questions?: I believe I just answered a similar question for you about axithromycin? I question as to why you are asking the same questions about different antibiotics? If you miss an antibiotic for a day, start taking it the next day as soon as possible to finish the full course. ...Read more

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What can be expected as far as side effects or symptoms go, with lengthy use of doxycycline? How long will these symptoms last after stopping the doxy

Doxy: Some adolecents take low dose doxycycline for months without problems. Sensitivity to Sun exposure and nausea are occasional side effects which clear on discontinuing the medication. In my experience doxy cycline is very well tolerated. ...Read more

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