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randibear
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i've searched and can't find the specific answer to this.

i know you cna't take abx with probiotics, got that.

but can you take abx with vitamins, like c, multi, milk thistle, etc???

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Yes, you can. Unless the medication says to take away from vitamins like iron or calcium ect.. I believe Doxy has this warning.

Milk thistle may be different as it can reduce the effectiveness of some meds. Im still not sure when to take that. Currently I take it 3 hours after my morning meds and vitamins.

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I wouldn't take them together (space them out throughout the day). The pharmacist told me that some vitamins and minerals actually bind with the meds (either makes them useless, and/or lowers the effectiveness of the meds--so, basically, you're throwing your money away).

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