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cbb
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The only thing I remember seeing is that Clindamycin is sometimes used for Babesia.
Is it effective against Lyme or Bartonella?

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Lyme and Babesia

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Just sharing my experience, I am not a doctor.

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Probably works on Lyme. Babesia when paired with quinine.

Hi, cbb!! [hi]

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I am taking it with artemisinin for babesia.
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I took oral clindamycin for 5 years to treat Lyme. I understand it's bacteriostatic, not bacteriocidal.
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Thanks for the info.
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Hi Miss TuTu,
Haven't been on much lately.
It's nice to know someone remembers me. [Smile]
I've missed everyone but I've had a lot to deal with.

Also, I've found that the older I get, it takes longer to do less.
My son gave me a small towel that says "Getting old ain't for sissies." Helps to keep a sense of humor.

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IV hits Babs and Lyme

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Just sharing my experience, I am not a doctor.

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beths
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Anyone else taking clindy?
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I started IV Clindy just over week ago....so far seems good and improved joint issues. Taste is off which is common.
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I've been on Clindy and quinine for 7 months (rotating every 10 days with Plaquenil and added Doxy in Dec) for Babesia and Lyme. I am getting better [Smile] Nowhere near where I want to be but am definitely better.
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