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... I had a herx reaction at around the 5th week of treatment but it was not severe. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Runningchick, Congratulations on your diagnosis! In my opinion (not a doctor) since you have chronic lyme, you should be on biaxin/plaquenil (or some other combo of abx which LLMDs prescribe). Doxycycline is fine but you have the chronic form so need to have a more aggressive attack than only one antibiotic. Are you being treated by a LLMD? Lyme-literate doc?... (1 replies)
... infection, Bartonella. I still Herx regularly on it. Don't know how long Dr. E will keep me on it before she changes to something else. ... (9 replies)

... ve learned so much from everyone on this board and it's truly been a big part of my feeling up to beating this thing. thanks for putting up with me during all my herx freak outs. ... (2 replies)
... and plaquenil together. it made me herx really really bad a couple times so i skipped doses here and there... bad idea. i ended up being hospitalized with such bad pain. ... (5 replies)
... Hi tiredpoet. Congratulations on getting a diagnosis! Are you seeing Dr. D.? He is the only Lyme doctor I have heard of who does not believe in taking vitamins. I suggest you do your own research on this and deide what is best for you. Did he prescribe Tetracyline or Biaxin with Plaquenil? Are you familiar with the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction (herx)? Often when... (6 replies)
... Zan... I also was on biaxin and plaquenil (great combo).. after 16 days.. I broke out in a rash.. like little bug bites on my back and legs.. it was so itchy.. my GP told me it was an allegric reaction to my meds.. He told me to get off of them.. As soon as I did.. I felt crappy again.. my llmd said it was a "die off" (herx)... So those little itchy bumps are actually good.. I... (14 replies)
... About 12 days into Biaxin and Plaquenil I had the bumps all over my body. My LLMD asked me to see my GP and she confirmed it was a med reaction. I am off that now. ... (14 replies)
... Dat... I had the same thing... I was on the Biaxin/plaquenil combo and about 2 weeks into it I broke out with little itchy bumps on my back and legs... Called my docter.. he wasnt all that concerned with it.. said it was probably a "die off".. took some benedryl and in a few days it was gone.. But they do come back once a month when i herx... Iam sort of getting used to it... (14 replies)
... almost 3 weeks.. worked great.. good combo.. then I started herxing.. The dr then took me off of them just incase it was an allergic reaction.. it was definately herx though.. He started me then on oral omnicef.. now iam on oral omnicef and IV zithromax.. I see him again sept 11.. ... (121 replies)
... I was started off on biaxin, plaquenil, amox and probenecid. It worked great for me. I had my first herx 5 days later. I didn't like the taste of the biaxin so he switched me to ketek, amox and probenecid. ... (5 replies)
... Are these Herx reactions? ... (10 replies)
... I am on Biaxin, plaquenil and Levaquin. ... (6 replies)
Dr. Jernigan
Oct 31, 2006
... Hi Alaskadreams, I like your name. I have heard of other people having severe ringing in the ears too, I hope you can find some solution to that soon, it sounds like a really annoying problem. I had it mildly when I was on plaquenil, but it stopped as soon as I stopped taking that drug. I take borrelogen and my kids take it too, we don't herx, we just feel better. I have... (5 replies)
... Maybe you could try it and see if you herx the first week,then you know it's working,things are dying.Maybe you could show the Dr. his writings on the subject. ... (10 replies)
... I'm on rocephin 5 days with the pic line now. Also biaxin and plaquenil. I flare constantly since the increase from 3 days. My flares are extremely intense in my muscles. I feel much worse at times than before antibiotics 8 months ago. IV 4 of those months. I try not to worry as much. My body feels like the meds are moving everything around. I cant explian how messeed up my... (9 replies)
... Hi, sorry to hear your feeling so yukki. Ive been on antibiotics for 8 months and its been a roller coaster. I am now on Rocephin 5 times a week, biaxin and plaquenil daily. Its like something will start to work and then it backfires and i feel like im going backwards. ... (13 replies)
... I just started rocephin 5 times a week as apposed to 2 or 3. They put an IV line in my arm today, so its this is all new for me. Im also on Biaxin and plaquenil daily. ... (13 replies)
... Today, I have taken one 20mg tablet of prednisone and can already tell that I am not as itchy. Dr. C. wants me to go ahead and continue taking Plaquenil and Biaxin when I feel better. He is also going to try putting me on some drug that sounded like "Malarin" or something! ... (34 replies)
... ll. I do have to say though that at 4 weeks and 8 weeks I herxed. A first for me after a year of trying lots of stuff. I did take a couple days off during the herx when it got real bad. ... (37 replies)


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