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Can I use doxycycline for diverticulitis? Allergic to sulfa and penicillin and unable to tolerate cipro/flagyl. Have not tried doxycycline.

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Yes, one of the opti

But you should also try to find out whether you are allergic or intolerant to Flagyl or Cipro.
Seek the help of an allergist since diverticulitis tends to recur. and doxycycline may or may not work the next time.

In brief: Yes, one of the opti

But you should also try to find out whether you are allergic or intolerant to Flagyl or Cipro.
Seek the help of an allergist since diverticulitis tends to recur. and doxycycline may or may not work the next time.
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