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Dx staph infec/leg: bacitracin gel, 100 mg doxycycline caps, 10 days, + injection, vicodin es/ pain. When will i feel relief & clear up? Tx yesterday

Dx staph infec/leg: bacitracin gel, 100 mg doxycycline caps, 10 days, +  injection, vicodin es/ pain. When will i feel relief & clear up? Tx yesterday

If treatment : Is working then you should star feeling better within 48 hours. I assume that a culture was taken to determine that you have staph. Appropriate antibiotics should be given to treat infection. ...Read more

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Can "Himalaya's Liv52" be used while on Doxycycline hydrochloride (100mg) to reduce hepatotoxic effects and help support/maintain liver health?

Can "Himalaya's Liv52" be used while on Doxycycline hydrochloride (100mg) to reduce hepatotoxic effects and help support/maintain liver health?

Himalaya's Liv52: There is no FDA approved testing that shows this item does anything for liver health or is safe for use under any condition. Thus, there is no US literature that provides adequate assurances of safety while taking with doxycycline. There is a body of literature from India and Europe that is focused on Liv52. ...Read more

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I was bitten by a tick 10 days ago, been taking doxycycline hyc 100mg for 10 days.. The bite is still red and has the bulls eye sort of look...?

I was bitten by a tick 10 days ago, been taking doxycycline hyc 100mg for 10 days.. The bite is still red and has the bulls eye sort of look...?

Go back to your doc: This may be lyme disease, although sometimes the tick bite itself can cause redness. You may need to be treated for lyme as what you're taking is not enough to treat lyme disease. You would need a higher dose of doxycyline. ...Read more

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Used Doxycycline 100mg, Diclofenac Potassium 50mg, Serratiopeptidase 10mg for 6 weeks. Will this cure LUTS?but still incomplete urination/ejaculation.

Used Doxycycline 100mg, Diclofenac Potassium 50mg, Serratiopeptidase 10mg for 6 weeks. Will this cure LUTS?but still incomplete urination/ejaculation.

Here are some ...: Knowing Doxycycline is antibiotics "specifically" for chlamydia; Diclofenac - just a NSAID; Serratiopeptidase - a touted "magic" pill to dissolve anything unwanted in the body; Flomax - a smooth muscle relaxant, only Flomax may specifically help voiding. I would not imagine you have so much problem in genito-urinary problem at 25 except being a victim of SCI or congenital anomalies. So, see Doc... ...Read more

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What is doxycycline actually used for?

What is doxycycline actually used for?

See below: Doxycycline is given both orally and intravenously. It is used to treat several different species of bacteria and several different bacterial illnesses. It covers most strains of staphylococcus aureus including mrsa, hemophilus influenza, chlamydophilia, mycoplasma and some strains of gram negative bacteria. If you are infected with a susceptible bacteria it is usually curative. ...Read more

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How is doxycycline used? And does it cure you?

See below: Doxycycline is given both orally and intravenously. It is used to treat several different species of bacteria and several different bacterial illnesses. It c overs most strains of staphylococcus aureus including mrsa, hemophilus influenza, chlamydia and chlamydophilia, mycoplasma and some strains of gram negative bacteria. If you are infected with a susceptible bacteria it is usually curative. ...Read more

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Does doxycycline hyclate 100mg twice daily continue working after completing the 10 day course,and if so, for how long ?

MED KINETICS: Unfortunately medication does not last in the bloodstream beyond a certain time based upon the drug's pharmacokinetics. Beyond the period of time you mentioned this drug will typically only last about 22 hours before it is no longer detectable. ...Read more

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