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Can you take an antibiotic and an antiviral at the same time?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

If you develop a strep throat while you are taking an anti-viral to keep your herpes under control, you doc can prescribe an antibiotic after confirming the need for one.

In brief: Yes

If you develop a strep throat while you are taking an anti-viral to keep your herpes under control, you doc can prescribe an antibiotic after confirming the need for one.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends...

This is a more complex question than you might originally imagine.
Why would you need to administer both an antiviral and antibiotic at the same time? If your physician has prescribed both of these for a presumed infection, then you may have complex symptoms or equivocal lab results that make your condition imprecisely identifiable.If self-medicating, call your md for more accurate medical advice.

In brief: Depends...

This is a more complex question than you might originally imagine.
Why would you need to administer both an antiviral and antibiotic at the same time? If your physician has prescribed both of these for a presumed infection, then you may have complex symptoms or equivocal lab results that make your condition imprecisely identifiable.If self-medicating, call your md for more accurate medical advice.
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
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