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... I was off and on zithromax about a year and a half. I took it 250 mg twice daily. . ... (6 replies)
... Im new around here, but it sounds like you may need to see a gastro MD. If you have one, maybe you could switch. You may need testing done in case the long term antibiotics have damaged lining of the esophogus and stomach. You can treat that. ... (6 replies)
... Zithromax was a wonder drug for me. I was on it at 750 mg a day along with another antibiotic at the same time, for a very long time, and it did not damage my intenstinal tract that I know of, in fact it helped heal the damage that lyme and co. did to my intestinal tract. ... (6 replies)

... Tindamax also kills not only the cyst form of Lymes but C-Diff as well. I was on both Tindamax and Cefzil for 8 months and had zero C-Diff, unlike my initial treatment with Doxycycline which did give me a really nasty case of C-Diff (lost 20 lbs in 1 month - rather scary). (6 replies)
... zithromax can cause Clostridium difficile, which is a kind of colitis. You may want to get tested for it. The remedy is flagyl. (6 replies)
... I was on Zithromax but I didn't have any side effects. Sorry I don't have any advice for you. ... (6 replies)
Zithromax
Nov 8, 2004
... Zithromax is often prescribed for Lyme disease. I believe the recommended dose for Lyme is 500-1200 mg daily. I do not see how you would become immune to the antibiotic. Long-term treament is necessary for Lyme. (13 replies)
... Can or does Zithromax also irradicate babesia? ... (1 replies)
... Hi Stephen. Do you currently have symptoms? Below is a Lyme symptom list. You can have any combination of symptoms. Unexplained fevers, sweats, chills, or flushing Unexplained weight change--loss or gain Fatigue, tiredness, poor stamina Unexplained hair loss Swollen glands Sore throat (12 replies)
How Long, Oh Lord?
Aug 19, 2005
... Hi asherms1. Will you be on the IV longer than one month? Often, long-term IV treatment is needed. It can take time to recover from Lyme disease. I know it is hard to be patient. It is good that you do not have the co-infections. Are you on orals with the Rocephin? From what I understand, Rocephin will not treat Ehrlichiosis or Babesiosis. I believe Doxy is used to... (10 replies)
... Well i have extra flagyl laying around should i start taking them? Im calling my dr. monday and hopefully he'll figure stuff out :( (6 replies)
... Candida is the proper medical term or Latin name for yeast infection. It is typically used to describe systematic infections of yeast. ... (4 replies)
... to 18 mths. The owner of the lab also said, there are no long term studies of humans taking the drug. That's because the use for which it was initally made only requires a 7 day treatment period. ... (5 replies)
New diagnosis
Apr 28, 2005
... e he'll get blacklisted or something. The LLMD's have a horrendous waiting list so the guy I go to is going to hook me up with a rheumatologist, who can approve long term treatment for tick diseases. ... (21 replies)
... Now, I'm not a doctor and don't know much about antibiotics, but Zithromax is usually prescribed for sinus infections. Usually, the standard first line treatment is doxycycline. ... (3 replies)
... i went a year untreated...i went to 30 dr.s finally this jan. i was put on zithromax 250 mg twice a day. . . was on it like 5 total months was off it then back on...basically on and off for a few months. And back on it again. ... (4 replies)
... Hi PLM CT! Babesiosis is caused by a protozoa and is similar to malaria. It is treated with an anti-malarial together with an antibiotic. When Mepron (anti-malarial) is used, it is necessary to use the antibiotic Zithromax (sometimes Biaxin) or resistance could develop. Please talk to your husband's doctor about this. Headaches are a big symptom of Babesiosis and can be a... (7 replies)
... day long term. It doesn't sound like a lot but I know different meds can be different mg's. ... (7 replies)
... Yes. I have to look long term though to see the improvement. Last year at this time I was on 150 Duragesic and using even more vicadin. ... (13 replies)
... here it was originally discovered . In my teens I was told I had juevenile arthritis . Mine was in the chronic stage before I recieved treatment so it has been a long road back I took IV Rocephin for 11 months which help clear up the head stuff buzzing in my ears total confusion and a stroke to boot . ... (10 replies)




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