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Levaquin And Doxycycline
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Yes they are!Get a more detailed answer ›
Can cipro (ciprofloxacin) and doxycycline be taken together? Or cipro (ciprofloxacin) and nitrofurantoin together for a uti?
Here are some ...: Although there has been no specific study to oppose their combined use, there is no practical reason and need for taking these 2 sets of both together. So, take one only based on clinical judgment with or without urine culture for specific selection with a timely follow-up. Best wishes ... ...Read more
Can these two antibiotics be taken together doxycycline and augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?
Yes, but: Did your physician prescribe both? Sometimes we are on a medication routinely (ie- Doxycycline for acne) and a different antibiotic becomes necessary for another reason. In some cases, the routine antibiotic is suspended until the other one is completed. In short, please clarify with your prescribing physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could i take cephalexin, erythromycin, or bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) while taking accutane?
Yes: As prescribed by your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes, but...: You can, but you should have a good reason, and they should be prescribed by a health care provider. ...Read more
Why?: You can, but why? It's an unusual combination of antibiotics, with a lot of overlap in bacterial coverage. ...Read more
Not reliably: Sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim (Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)) might work against gonorrhea but it isn't reliable or recommended. If you are tempted to use Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) left over from some other infection becuase you suspect you have gonorrhea or were exposed... Don't do it! See a doctor or clinic for proper diagnosis and treatment. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which is the best anabiotic for boils?
Biaxin, Gentamicin, Azithromycin, Gentamicin, or Levaquin (levofloxacin)?
None of these: See a DR, preferably a dermatologist. Begin with a diagnosis. Hidradenitis suppuritiva? Folliculitis? Distribution, location of "boils"? Specific features of them? How long? Best treatment can be determined by exam and evaluation of your entire physical state. With your stomach problem you should avoid any meds not clearly of benefit. Why no med for BP? ...Read more
Not advisable: Generally speaking Methadone by itself carries a risk of causing or worsening an electrical disturbance in the heart (meaning it can affect the rhythm and rate of heartbeat). This effect may lead to increased risk of a condition briefly referred to as Torsade which can potentially cause a fatal irregularity in the heart without any warning. This effect can be amplified by taking Levaquin (levofloxacin) with it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
All different: They are not related to each other. ...Read more
Im allergic to penicillin and erythromycine, can I take bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?
Yes but for what?: Yes. You can take Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) as it is a sulfa drug and different class of drug from penicillin and erythromycin. The real question is for what condition do you want to take? Because the causative organisms for specific diseases may be virus, bacteria, fungus or parasite and the Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is not a magic bullet for all. See your doctorwho would tailor the antibiotic according to organism & sensitivity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was wondering are levoquin and bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) similar antibiotics?
N o: Levoquin and Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) are two different class of antibiotics-levoquin beongs to quinolones, Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) belongs to sulfa class.They have different indications and treatment although in some infections eiher ones can be given .Levaquin is not safe for very young and very old population.However. ...Read more
Will a regimen of azithromycin and doxycycline treat chronic bacterial prostatitis on a par with cipro (ciprofloxacin) or levaquin?
Not necessarily.: Each antibiotic you mentioned has its own profile of bacteria that it is effective against. If your chronic prostatitis is caused by a bacteria that is resistant, treatment will fail. A culture of the bacteria, with antibiotic sensitivity data is therefore key to treating the infection. Before culture results are known, details of your history will guide antibiotic choice. ...Read more