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Why Cant You Have Alcohol While Taking Antibiotics For Bacterial Vaginosis
I have bacterial vaginosis i'm taking pills called metronidazole antibiotics do I have stop having sex for 2wks while taking the pills to clear up bv?
No, but: BV is associated with a pH imbalance in the vagina. The vaginal pH is normally acidic. Seminal fluid is alkaline. Ejaculations of this alkaline material make the vagina alkaline and promote the growth of BV. This can be prevented with the use of condoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When taking antibiotics for chlamydia and bacterial vaginosis if I vomit will the antibiotics still work?
It depends...: ...on how soon you vomit after each dose. Within 30 minutes, treatment may not work. After a half hour, usually enough antibiotic is retained or has been absorbed to still be effective. If both doxycycline and metronidazole, don't take them together and take both with food. Avoid alcohol. Also, azithromycin 1 dose can replace doxycycline. Discuss all this with the doctor or clinic treating you. ...Read more
Why would a pelvic abcess keep returning even after taking flagly and cipro (ciprofloxacin)? Can you do anything about it?
Going, going...: But not gone. It likely continues to recur because it has never completely resolved and will need interventional radiology to place a drain, or surgical washout. Other potential is some focal point / foreign matter (/etc.) that acts as start point for infection to recur. ...Read more
I am taking diflucin (3 days) for. Yeast infection. Now have bronchial infection can I also take azithromycin or should I stop diflucin. ?
Can i request an IV if antibiotics not workin for vaginal bacteria infection? I took Flagyl and now i'm on dyxocycline 100mg still burning
You can ask but...: Your doctor needs to evaluate you in more detail to be sure this is a bacterial infection or something else, if clearly a bacterial infection cultures will help choose the best antibiotics. ...Read more
I have taken Doxycycline and Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for a sinus infection. It's not working. What antibiotic should we try now? Also lingering Bladder infection.
See your doctor: A new antibiotic probably wouldn't help. Sinus symptoms are mostly from inflammation causing swelling of sinus passages, regardless of the speciifc bacteria or infection. And almost all bacteria in true sinus infection would be covered by cipro, (ciprofloxacin) doxy, or both. Same for most causes of UTI (bladder infection). Bladder problem maybe vaginal yeast due to all the antibiotics. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have an esophagal yeast infection i'm taking medications to kill the bacteria but i still seem to be feeling worse why?
Jarrish-Herxheimer : This is perhaps due to a few things. However most likely is what is called a jarrish herxheimer reaction, which is the body cleaning out the debris from the die off of all the yeast. This usually just lasts a few days and you will start to feel better. The other possibility is a reaction to the medication. Depending on which medication you are taking, it could be affecting your liver. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prevention: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after >. ...Read more
How likely am i to develop a yeast infection while taking or after taking antibiotics? I'm being treated for PID with metronidazole and doxycycline
Im taking levaquin (levofloxacin) and now i think I have a yeast infection, is it ok to buy over-the-counter meds to treat it while taking the antibiotic?
Common problem: When taking any antibiotic, the normal bacterial flora of the vagina can be temporarily reduced. Yeast will overgrow, causing symptoms of itching and discharge. In general, it is fine to try an over-the-counter yeast medication. It used to be available only by prescription. Now you can get it on your own. Naturally, stop the yeast medicine if your symptoms worsen, or you seem to be allergic! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been prescribed metronidazole Flagyl for an infected gum and know you cannot drink whilst taking it but my question is how long I should wait?
Prescribed bactrim for bladder infection, had a bad reaction to cipro (ciprofloxacin) before. I do have a B12 deficiency. Pain is getting worse, I am taking d-mannose?
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) good: You have a bladder infection. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is a good antibiotic for this. You will take Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for a short duration. It should be ok. You have B12 deficiency. Your duration for Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is short. ...Read more
Simultaneously: You can take both together. D/w your physician. ...Read more
Does calcium interfere with amoxycillin and clarithromycin? In addition, I am taking xantax . I have h pylori. I was eating activia greek yogurt to prevent getting a yeast infection while on antibiotics. If it does interefer with antibiotics, what else ca
Is to okay to drink alcohol while taking Lexofloxacin? I am taking it for a possible bacterial infection in my digestive tract.
No interference: Contrary to popular beliefs, almost no antibiotics interact with alcohol, and levofloxacin does not. Heavy alcohol impairs the immune system's ability to fight infection, but alcohol in moderation makes no difference. Just don't overdo it. If in doubt, contact the doctor treating you. ...Read more
Hi, do you think I can drink alcohol when taking the strong antibiotics "flucloxacillin" or "amoxicillin"?
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