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Is It Safe To Take Doxycycline And Metronidozale Gel Together
Is it safe to take a 100mg of doxycycline and a 500mg of metronidazole two times a day for a week?
Can Take Together: If prescribed by your doctor,you can take these together and there is no contraindication to that ...Read more
Does vibramycin (doxycycline) and metronidazole together cause yeast infection? Or should I take them seperately?
Possibly: Both are antibiotics and can suppress the normal flora ("good" bacteria) in the GI tract. When this occurs, sometimes yeast and other bacteria tend to experience an overgrowth. If this happens, we can experience a "yeast infection". If you believe this is occurring, one should check with the doctor prescribing the antibiotics for further advice. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My bf was given doxycycline however his insurance didnt cover it. Can he take a rx for metronidazole instead?
Can i take miralax (polyethylene glycol) while taking prescribed metronidazole and doxycycline hyclate?
Yes: Those medicines should not interact.Get a more detailed answer ›
My boyfriend was given doxycycline for urethritis, however is insurance wont cover it. Can he take metronidazole instead?
Low cost, no?: Metronidazole is not the same as doxycycline; I'm not at all certain that's an appropriate substitution. Doxycycline is a very inexpensive drug; I don't mean to be casual with your money but a doxy prescription shouldn't be more than $20 approx., can your boyfriend really not prioritize getting the prescribed drug? ...Read more
Doxycycline monohydrate and metronidazole combined are making me throw up. Do i need to take both or can I just take one.Prescribed both ?
Need other drug(s): Usually when these drugs are prescribed together it is because the chance of effectively treating your condition is much high if you take both. I would suspect the Doxycycline is responsible for the vomiting. I suggest you contact your provider who can suggest an alternative, either a substitute for one of your current drugs or something completely different. Good luck! ...Read more
How long it takes for doxycycline and metronidazole to work on pelvic inflammatory disease? Currently on day 4, still have yellow Cm, is it working?
Follow up visit: When treating PID the doctor usually sees the patient 48-72 hours to assess their level of pain and assess for fever to confirm the treatment is working. Treatment is not assessed based on the amount of cervical mucous or vaginal discharge. If you are feeling better then it is probably working ...Read more
Is metronidazole, injection of ceftriaxone and zithromycin enough to treat PID not caused by an STI? I'm 2 weeks pregnant so can't take doxycycline.
Here are some ...: Clinically, the antibiotic treatment you've received should cover all common PID-related bacteria. At this time, you should direct & bring all your existing concern to the treating Doc for analysis, follow-up, modification, etc. Further online chat, I'm afraid, will further confuse you with more anxiety and fear instead of help you. So, keep a close contact with your Doc so to refine the care.... ...Read more
I take doxycycline and metronidazole because I have pid. Can i take miralax (polyethylene glycol) w theses? I barley have any bowel movements since pid? Will miralax (polyethylene glycol) help?
UTI Treatment: In my experience I usually take a sample of urine and do an analysis of the urine. If I suspect an infection, or in the patient has symptoms of an infection, I send the urine to the lab for a culture which will tell me if bacteria grow and what type of bacteria. Also, this will tell me what antibiotic is the best to treat the infection.Metronidazole is not usually used for UTI. ...Read more
Do not drink beer: With Metronidazole (flagyl). It can impair your metabolism of alcohol, leading to build up of acetaldehyde in your bloodstream, which can lead to irregular heart rate, flushing, vomiting, or even death. It's called a disulfiram-like reaction. With other medications, it is best not to drink alcohol while taking medications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am on my last day of taking doxycycline hydrate and metronidazole for trich and PID and I was wondering if I could have protected sex?
Probably OK, but...: If your partner has been treated, or if a new partner, it's probably safe, but might be painful. He should use a condom for sure. If in doubt, check with the doctor who treated your PID. ...Read more
What is the effectiveness of using metronidazole, nitrofurantoin and doxycycline in treatment of uti?
Antibiotics: Still all are effective when appropriately prescribed for specific/"sensitive" infections. ...Read more
Two different antibi: These are two different antibiotics indicated for different infections These are commonly used and you need prescription from a doctor ...Read more
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