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    Old 10-18-2004, 10:04 AM   #1
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    Doxycycline ?

    My GP has put me on doxy for up to 6 months because I tested + to CMV, chroinc EBV and ANA. I guess this is another way of saying Chrnic Fatigue and believe me that is one of the worst symptoms I have, out of 30! Anyhow she also gave me zantac for the heartburn/acid reflux caused by the drug. It states with doxy not to use antacids. Is Zantac considered an antacid?

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    Old 10-22-2004, 03:33 PM   #2
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    Re: Doxycycline ?

    No, Zantac is not a antacid. I don't know how much you are taking, but I was on 100 mg of Doxycycline and I was also taking Nexium. If there's any doubt about it, just don't take them within two hours of each other.

     
    Old 10-22-2004, 03:42 PM   #3
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    Re: Doxycycline ?

    A WARNING ABOUT DOXYCYCLINE. There is a thread somewhere here that I posted on before about Doxycycline and the sun. DO NOT expose yourself to the sun (if you live somewhere hot) or tanning beds. With Doxy, there is a sun exposure warning, but they don't warn you enough. I had tingly feet and hands, if I touched them, they felt on fire... it was awful. Please be careful with this stuff!

     
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    Re: Doxycycline ?

    You need to avoid the sun with any of the cycline products. You burn very easily when taking them.

     
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