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I was just put on monodox but was already on toviaz. Do I take both? Is that safe?

I was just put on monodox but was already on toviaz. Do I take both? Is that safe?

They R fine together: Monodox is an antibiotic famously known as doxycycline. Toviaz is a long-termedication for overactive bladder (bladder spasm) and has no known interaction with monodox. I assume u are given Monodox for some type of infections, possibly 2x/day for about 10-14 days? So, i would take both as prescribed. If you experience significant side effects, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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My doctor prescribed monodox 75mg== are there any serious side effects?

My doctor prescribed monodox 75mg== are there any serious side effects?

Serious = quite rare: Anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction), serum sickness, cardiac sac inflammation (pericarditis), hemolytic anemia, and exfoliative dermatitis (skin feeling off) are serious but quite rare. More often is reflux/gastritis, diarrhea, anorexia, and mild rashes are common but often tolerable. If severe side effects occur, stop med and consult doc asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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14-year-old son has been prescribed Monodox for acne. Should it be taken with or without food?

14-year-old son has been prescribed Monodox for acne. Should it be taken with or without food?

Usually empty: Usually empty ( 1 hr before or 2-3 hr after a meal). However your physician wants it given should be on the bottle ...Read more

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14-year-son taking Monodox for acne. What would be a good probiotic for him to take?

14-year-son taking Monodox for acne. What would be a good probiotic for him to take?

Many choices: There are many of them on the market. I really can't say I like one better than the other. You could also just give him a yogurt with active cultures ( like ActivIa) once or twice a day ...Read more

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Is Monodox used to treat pelvic inflammatory disease?

Is Monodox used to treat pelvic inflammatory disease?

Yes: Monodox is a trade name for Doxycycline. This is very effective against Chlamydia and Gonorrhea to name a few but effective against many STIs. It is used to treat PID. As with any treatment, it is important to take the medication as directed by your physician. Most importantly, finish the medication. It is important to do so in order to preserve your fertility. ...Read more

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I have worsening cystic acne on chin. Itchy and dry. Afew have been around for weeks. On monodox. I have get 3-5 pimples on cheeks once a month. Help.?

I have worsening cystic acne on chin. Itchy and dry. Afew have been around for weeks. On monodox. I have get 3-5 pimples on cheeks once a month. Help.?

Treatable.: Hi, Oral antibiotics for acne are hit or miss. Please try to prevent any emotional trauma if these pills don't bring you all the way to total satisfaction. I made a video that may help prevent the emotional impact of this common approach: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYW3I6giJEg hope it helps, have a great day, -Dr. Neal Schwartz ...Read more

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Dr. Myrtle Oates
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