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Is probiotics a goodthing to takeafter taking doxycycline?I developed gastritis n GERD.Heard probiotics repopulates bacteria.Any bad probiotic effects
Probiotics: Most people don't need probiotics after taking a course of antibiotics, since the normal bacterial flora of the gut repopulates rapidly after stopping antibiotics. If you have a history of C. difficile, it may be useful to take probiotics, however. Otherwise, studies do not support their routine use. Having said that, there are not usually many side effects, if you do decide to try them. Good luck ...Read more
Toe acetinobacter unresponsive to cipro (ciprofloxacin). Now on mino pending new cult/sens result.Md says use mino+cipro (ciprofloxacin) b/c maybe abscess.But MRI clear. D/c cipro (ciprofloxacin)?
Can i take Advocare products (mns, carbease, thermoplus, omegaplus, or spark) while taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (amox tr-k clv 875-125mg)?
Overall fine but: Why do you need to take so many supplements. Be ware about trying to obtain so many nutrients through supplementation. The key to overall good health isn't through an overwhelming supply of supplements. You'll be served better by trying to obtain your nutrients through whole foods. Try to avoid rose hips, willow bark as they do alter Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urgent help neededif 92 yo patient wont take large 500mg kelfex capsule bid after rocephin for klebsiella uti, can I substitute 250mg cipro (ciprofloxacin) tablet bid?
I have a culture proven candida overgrowth due to 5 years of taking broad spectrum antibiotics for acne. After taking a year of Amphotericin B troches and 3 months of nasal spray for oral and nasopharnyx/sinus candida my ID doctor prescribed Voriconazol
Incomplete question!: There is a 150 character limit, and your question was cut off. Please ask again, and know we won't be able to track your previous question. So keep the question brief but complete, but there is a place to list your meds and medical problems, which will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CULT FUNGI (NONBLD NONCUTAN),Culture Result 7 Colonies Candida albicans,can some one explain me this please.Do I have fungus?Do I nees meds.?
Is it ok to take vaginal probiotic capsules (doderlein's bacillus) for maintenance of vaginal health for 7 days, together with oral probiotic capsules?
Tropical bloody diarrhea for two months age 17. No relief on flagyl, cipro, (ciprofloxacin) augmentin, bactrim. Stool exam negative(but can't trust). ?
When should I take a pro-biotic while I am on paromomycin 250mg/3x per day (for amebiosis)? I have a 50 billion cfu pro biotic.
Yes: Probiotics can be helpful.Get a more detailed answer ›
Was on omnicef (cefdinir) for 10 days start may 24. Taking probiotics floraster, lactobacillus, bifodobacterium. Is loose stool normal w probiotics? Will it end?
1.5 yroldw/chronic bacterial bronch (cultures nontypeable hfly) resistant to penicillin. Allergic sulpha. 28days omnicef (cefdinir) didn't touch it. Options?
Has anyone tried global health trax threelac probiotic or a gluten-free, casein-free diet for autism?
Consumer beware: The present understanding of the autism spectrum involves the concept of a miswired brain due to a variety of genetic/chromosomal errors.Special diets, exercises, potions and the like have been offered for millennia to treat chronic conditions.One need to approach any with caution.When simple and paired with standard therapy there is no loss in trying.If hard & costly with no measurability=beware ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will using mucinex (guaifenesin) dm help with bronchitis and asthma was prescribe prednisone 20mg ariythomicin 250mg for 7 days om gor 4 daytake pro air and advair?
Doubtful: The "active" ingredient in Mucinex (guaifenesin) is guaiafenisin. It has been hawked by drug huxters as an expectorant for for over 50 years-- something wonderful for loosening up phlegm so you can cough it up from your congested lungs. When the AMA Drug Evaluations was published in 1980, pharm companies were aghast, because it evaluated which drugs worked best. This one was "at least as good as a placebo". ...Read more
Was prescribed leviquin 500mg 1x daily for Treatment of bronchitis/pneumonia but may have strep... Can I Take leviguin and amoxicillin 875mg 2x daily?
Is lamictal (100mg 3x daily), Effexor (venlafaxine) XR (75mg 1x daily) and Xanax (1mg 3x daily) a good combination to treat bipolar type1 mixed (moderate)?
Does bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) forte for 10 days 2 pills per day can eradicate streptococcus agalactae type b found in sperm culture?I also gave bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for my wife too
Need more info: Group b streptococci are common vaginally as colonizers, and the only issues that arise are if your wife is pregnant. It then creates a risk for the baby. If you are not symptomatic your penis was probably colonized by the organism in your wife's vagina. It is possible, but not absolute, that the antibiotics you are taking will eliminate this, but unless you are ill there is no reason to treat. ...Read more
Taking 100mg suprax (cefixime) 2 x day for 3 days for UTI. Also had 250mg shot ceftriaxone. Can taking lots of probiotics prevent C-diff?what are chance of C-dif
It depends: This depends on the type of dental infection. Amoxicillin usually would be preferred. Metronidazole usually is not prescribed alone, generally along with another antibiotic. Neither drug usually is given 4 times daily, usually 2-3 doses daily. Check with the doctor or dentist treating you and follow his or her advice. ...Read more