MN isn't much better. Too many Mayo Clinic followers there. They "don't do Lyme."
Hope you got the name from Lymenet.
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This is not a bad combo or dose in my opinon, but if you can tolerate more Doxy, I'd do it, most LLMD's recommend 400 mg per day.
My son was a good example, he lingered when he was 200mg of Doxy and then really herxed and started getting better when he bumped the dose to 400mg. Flagyl he did seperately. Your dose of Flagyl looks good, although some might be doing higher doses.
I would say this combo covers LD and many different co-infections, in fact most. I was just talking w/my LLMd yesterdy about Flagyl and all that it covers, a lot, so does Doxy.
I think doses are individualized as what medications should be used, it should be based on what is making you feel better and what you can tolerate. I also don't think swithching abx a lot (more than every 3 months) is a good idea, it took many months for a combo to work for me.
If you aren't showing progress in a few months, bump the doses are switch meds might help. There are endless combo's and finding the right one for you is the goal.
It's not as important to change things around as it is to be making progress. As long as you're progressing on the meds you are on, no reason to change them. Once you are at a standstill, then talk to him about changing things around or hitting co's. IMO, but I'm not a doc.
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