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CD57
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orals?
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Supposedly Amoxicillin in HIGH doses. Minocycline.

Not sure on others, just thought I'd start a list for ya of what I know. [Smile]

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I thought Doxy did?

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Tetracycline doesn't do well at all, doxy is 5 times better. Minocycline is twice as good as doxy.

Zith and flagyl are supposed to penetrate well.

On the abx spreadsheet posted here recently,

Amoxicillin, Penicillin G Benzathine (bicillin), and Piperacillin are listed as "variable". Rocephin is listed as "fair".

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