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Jennifer70
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Just had an appt w/ my doc who changed my meds around. Is it normal to be prescribed three antibiotics at the same time?

Before this all I barely took an advil so maybe I'm just over thinking. It just seems like alot.

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Paul Mall
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it's not at all uncommon when treating lyme disease

just make sure you are checking your liver regularly

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I am on 3 antibiotics, plus one herbal antibiotic and grapefruitseed extract.
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Mine uses 5 or 6 sometimes!!
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Jennifer70
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oh wow, ok. I've never seen anyone post more than two, but I haven't been here that long. My liver enzymes were slightly elevated, she's keeping an eye on that.

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merrygirl
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Yes i have been on 5-6 at the same time too. Sounds like you may be getting abx for all 3 forms of lyme. Thats the way to do it in my opinion.
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Jennifer I am w/ you! I had hardly ever been on any meds at all before this diagnosis. I was shocked to be prescribed 3 antibiotics and countless supplements and never expected to be on them as long as I have (3.5 months).
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