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Amoxicllin dosage-is 2000mg daily okay?

Amoxicllin dosage-is 2000mg daily okay?

It depends: This seems like a high dose of amoxicillin, but this can be correct depending on what you are taking it for. The prophylactic dose recommended before dental work for someone with an artificial heart valve is 2000mg x 1 dose prior to procedure. This larger dose can also be used for h. Pylori infections in combination with Flagyl or clindamycin. Check with your pharmacist. ...Read more

Solodyn (Definition)

Minocycline hydrochloride is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more


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Is solodyn (minocycline) safe with accutane?

Not Recommended : Both medications can cause pseudotumor cerebri, and when taken together the risk of this is much higher. It is reversible, but i still never prescribe both Accutane and Minocycline (solodyn is a version of minocycline) together. If an antibiotic is needed while on accutane, I use a different antibiotic that is not associated with pseudotumor. ...Read more

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Cefixime 200mg plus azithromycin plus metronidazole dosage for chlamydia cure?

Cefixime 200mg plus azithromycin plus metronidazole dosage for chlamydia cure?

Yes: This combination is used often especially in recurrent episodes or treatment resistant to a single or 2 drugs. Don;t stop anything unless you talk it over with your physician. ...Read more

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Is minocin (minocycline) midciination safe(pills)?

Is minocin (minocycline) midciination safe(pills)?

Minocycline: This medication may produce vertigo (dizziness or unsteadiness) in about 8% of patients taking 100 mg twice a day. This may be helped if the dose is distributed to 50 mg four times a day. Some patients may develop sensitivity to sunlight and burn more easily. Otherwise the drug is generally as safe as an antibiotic can get. ...Read more

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Daily dosage for bupropionhcl?

Daily dosage for bupropionhcl?

Varies by response: Bupropion comes in several verstions--immediate release, twoce daily dosage form, and once-daily doseage form. Typical ranges are 200 to 450 mg a day. 450 mg is the maximum recommended doses because there is an increased risk of seizures above that dose. As with all antidepressants, the dose any individual needs varies and depends on condition being treated and side effects. ...Read more

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Has anyone here prescribed the acne drug solodyn (minocycline)?

Has anyone here prescribed the acne drug solodyn (minocycline)?

Antiobiotic: Solodyn is the trade name for minocycline, which is an antibiotic medication frequently used to treat acne from the tetracycline class. It is effective in inflammatory acne (red bumps, or bumps that drain pus) and will help decrease the redness and promote healing. It is not as photosensitizing as doxycycline, another commonly used drug. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take sertraline 50 mg tablets, oxycodone/acetaminophen 10/325 mg tablets, and dexamethasone 4 mg tablets together?

Is it safe to take sertraline 50 mg tablets, oxycodone/acetaminophen 10/325 mg tablets, and dexamethasone 4 mg tablets together?

Risk: Every medication has risk. Nobody can guarantee that you won't have side effect or be injured by any medication you take. If your doctor prescribes these medications for you after knowing your condition, then that means he/she feels the possible benefit outweighs the risk. You have to decide whether you agree with your doctor or not. ...Read more

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Does doryx (doxycycline) interact with Accutane since it's a tetracycline?

Does doryx (doxycycline) interact with Accutane since it's a tetracycline?

Yes: There is one important potential interaction. It can increase the risk of pseudo tumor cerebri which is an abnormal amount of pressure in the cerebrospinal fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. Altho this is a relatively rare condition, it can be dangerous and lead to permanent visual loss and brain damage. ...Read more

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Doctor prescribed clindamicin pills and mupricin. What are side effects?

Doctor prescribed clindamicin pills and mupricin. What are side effects?

Some: Usually most antibiotics cause diarrhea, but be careful of bloody diarrhea while taking clindamycin, and talk to your doctor right away if so. ...Read more

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What is solodyn (minocycline) for?

What is solodyn (minocycline) for?

Minocyclin: is a tetracycline antibiotic. It treats various conditions such as Acne, Anthrax or Meningococcal infections. ...Read more

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What are your reactions to solodyn (minocycline)?

What are your reactions to solodyn (minocycline)?

Many: The most significant are teeth damage in children; in all ages: liver inflammation, blood cell problems, serious allergic reaction, kidney failure, psuedotumor cerebri (a neurologic disorder). The most common are dizziness, vaginitis and photosensitivity reaction. This being said, tetracyclines are in general very safe and effective drugs. Please discuss your concerns with your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does it take solodyn (minocycline) to work?

Antibiotic effects: The question as to 'how long' an antibiotic will take to work depends on what type of infection you're being treated for, and whether it's known if the antibiotic is effective. Hopefully the doctor has this information based on a culture or other clinical evidence. Generally antibiotics do a good job of 'leveling' the playing field, although it often depends on alot of specifics. Ask doc if more Q ...Read more

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Can you take solodyn (minocycline) while on metrozoline?

Can you take solodyn (minocycline) while on metrozoline?

Not sure: If you are asking about solodyn (minocycline) and oxymetazoline which is a nasal decongenstant then yes you can take those together as there no interactions. I do not know what medication you are referring to when you say metrozoline. I am not aware of any such named medication. Not sure fi you meant metronidazole? If so there is no interactions with that either. Discuss side effects risks with your physician. ...Read more

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How long will it take solodyn (minocycline) to be effective?

How long will it take solodyn (minocycline) to be effective?

Within a few weeks!: Solodyn (minocycline) is a long acting minocin, a type of tetracycline used for years in the past to treat cystic acne. Solodyn (minocycline) is a newer, and might i say much more expensive , but improved form of the drug. Patients have seen miraculous results within as little as 2 weeks, but can't be used <12 or>65 yrs. Labs should be check regularly. Watch for headaches and blurred vision, which could be psedotumor cerebri. ...Read more

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How effective is solodyn (minocycline) for acne?

How effective is solodyn (minocycline) for acne?

Not very effective: Solodyn is an expensive brand of minocycline. Usually you would prefer generic. It is very effective for some people with acne. 42 yr-old women respond about 10% of the time. Spironolactone is effective for most women like you. It is safer and much less expensive. ...Read more

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Is solodyn (minocycline) safe with accutane?

Not Recommended : Both medications can cause pseudotumor cerebri, and when taken together the risk of this is much higher. It is reversible, but i still never prescribe both Accutane and Minocycline (solodyn is a version of minocycline) together. If an antibiotic is needed while on accutane, I use a different antibiotic that is not associated with pseudotumor. ...Read more

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How long does it take for solodyn (minocycline) to clear your system? How many days/weeks should i wait before trying to get pregnant?

How long does it take for solodyn (minocycline) to clear your system? How many days/weeks should i wait before trying to get pregnant?

3+d but wait!: Solodyn is a brand of minocycline which has a half-life of 15.5hrs. It takes at least 5 half-lives to get something out of your body so we're looking at ~80hrs or 3+d. However, before you forego contraception, start taking prenatal vitamin so that you have enough Folate (folic acid) to lower risk of neural tube defects. Better yet, go see your Family Doc or Ob for preconception counseling. ...Read more

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My doc prescibed me solodyn (minocycline) for my skin. Curious about its effects?

My doc prescibed me solodyn (minocycline) for my skin. Curious about its effects?

Antiobiotic: Solodyn is the trade name for minocycline, which is an antibiotic medication frequently used to treat acne from the tetracycline class. It is effective in inflammatory acne (red bumps, or bumps that drain pus) and will help decrease the redness and promote healing. It is not as photosensitizing as doxycycline, another commonly used drug. ...Read more

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Can you drink beer while taking Solodyn 80mg once daily?

Beer and Solodyn?: Can you drink beer while taking Solodyn 80mg once daily? ANS: go to Drugs.com and read the warnings there as well as those that came with the Solodyn from the Pharmacy and I suspect you will not like to try and find out. If still interested in a potentially deadly experiment talk to your Dr. first. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Solodyn (minocycline) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Solodyn (minocycline) allergy?

Solodyn -minocycline: Allergies occur when the immune system produces antibodies in reaction to allergens. Minocycline is an antibiotic. Allergic sx's may include: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing or swelling of tongue, airway or face. ...Read more

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My son developed moderate to severe headaches while on solodyn-- when will they go away?

My son developed moderate to severe headaches while on solodyn-- when will they go away?

Yes: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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How long until solodyn (minocycline) 65 mg extended release leaves your system? some of my hair fell out and I'm wondering how long until it will stop falling out?

How long until solodyn (minocycline) 65 mg extended release leaves your system? some of my hair fell out and I'm wondering how long until it will stop falling out?

Half life : Half-life of this drug is about 15 hours, for this drug to clear your system it would take 5 half life cycles for it to be almost completely eliminated from your body.that would amount to about 75 hours or a little more than 3 days. This doesn't mean that your side effects will completely resolve what it means is that the drug will no longer be in your bloodstream. Follow up with your Doctor ...Read more

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Does solodyn (minocycline) affect birth control?

Does solodyn (minocycline) affect birth control?

Minocycline: Without knowing the actual medication that your are using for birth control it is not possible to answer definitively, but generally Minocycline does not seem to interfere. Tell us which pill and can be more specific. ...Read more

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What is a good moisturizer for skin while on solodyn (minocycline)?

What is a good moisturizer for skin while on solodyn (minocycline)?

Moisturizer: There are various good moisturizers out there. Most important is an oil-free moisturizer that says "non-comedogenic" or non-acne producing. ...Read more

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