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Posted by prayerworks (Member # 37602) on :
 
Need some guidance......I take Rifampin 300 mg at 6:30 am then Azithromcyin 250 mg at 8:30 am. I need to take Tindamax 500 mg, but I am starting off with 1/2 of the tablet.

Would like to know from others who are on Rifampin and Azithromycin when do you take Tindamax - at the same time or spaced out an hour apart?

A little nervous about Tindy. :-(
 
Posted by Bitten in Bergen (Member # 34067) on :
 
When I took it, it was at the same time as my other abx.

My LLMD had me take it 2 days a week only. It was a breeze for me - compared with flagyl.

Your experience may be different.
 
Posted by faithful777 (Member # 22872) on :
 
Always took all abx together unless LLMD said otherwise.
 
Posted by GretaM (Member # 40917) on :
 
I am not on the same abx as you, but I wanted to comment when I saw that Tindi made you nervous. I pulse one week on one week off with the Tindi. I take twice daily Biaxin and Mino. Honestly, I look forward to the week that I am on the Tindi. After about three days in my brain feels a bit more clear, I can do crosswords (word comprehension) and I feel like I have these brief moments where my energy level (brain-wise) is back to what it was a few years ago. But on the downside, the week I take the Tindi the knuckles in my hands and toes swell a bit more, and my fatigue in the afternoons and evenings is more intense, and I have a bit of insomnia because of increased night sweats. But honestly, those brief moments where my brain feels alert and clear are TOTALLY worth it.
 
Posted by ktkdommer (Member # 29020) on :
 
Take same meds as you at same times. I am switching to 2 weeks of tind/flagyl on and 2 weeks off. Had previously been doing tindamax 2 days a week for 3 years.

Do you take abx again in the PM?
 
Posted by BobG (Member # 39642) on :
 
There is no reason I am aware of not to take them together.
 
Posted by prayerworks (Member # 37602) on :
 
Thank you for your response. I will start on Monday and let you know how it goes.

Ktkdommer, yes in the evening I take 150 mg of Rifampin - couldn't tolerate the full 600 mg daily - and 250 mg of Azithromycin.
 


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