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What Foods Are You Not Allowed To Eat When Taking Doxycycline With Meals
In theory....: In theory, medications like doxycycline may be less effective when taken with anything containing calcium and other minerals, On the other hand, taking it on an empty stomach can cause stomach pain. To be on the safe side, avoid taking it with dairy products, antacids & mineral supplements. Taking it 1 hour after a meal will prevent both of these issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having Zinc Acetate & Doxycycline-LB tabs, 1.5 hours after meal, for acne. Have severe nausea & discomfort after having tabs, for 10-15 mins. Advice?
Yes: Get yourself onto a better acne regimen. Stop taking the zinc; it's generally bad for you, probably won't touch your acne, and it's probably making you sick. That leaves you on just tetracycline, and you must not take just an antibiotic for acne. Add topical benzoyl peroxide. If the tetracycline makes you sick, or this doesn't help, consider isotretinoin if severe and/or a different regimen. ...Read more
Does food play an importnt role when taking doxycycline wit regards to efficacy of the drug to treat ailments or infections? Do you have to eat often?
Yes: Doing so should not cause any adverse effects. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I've been on doxycycline for two weeks and despite taking it with food i still feel sick. Is it normal to feel really hungry taking them too?
Stomach upset: Stomach upset is common while on doxycycline but I have never had a patient report that it caused an increase in appetite. The infection for which you are being treated could be responding and, as you feel better, it would be common for you to feel more like eatting. Hope this helps. ...Read more
To Dietitian: can you please recommend a meal plan for one suffering dysphagia with a very stressed job that doesn't allow any lunch break. Slow eater?
Liquids: Only short term solution would be liquids. See a GI doc or ENT doc to seek long term solutions ...Read more
Taking doxycycline but worried that the "no dairy" rule of this drug will result in yeast infctn. Can i eat yogurt in between my doxy doses?
Doxycycline causes me to have aggressive extremely sudden vomiting. I always eat before taking it in hopes it will help. Could this be a reaction?
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