what type of antibiodic?

#21
Clindamycin 300mg 3/day. Unlike 'ouchygirl', I'm not pregnant. Doctor said she was prescribing it b/c it worked best with infections of the digestive tract and areas where little oxygen can get to.
 
#23
Duricef (cefadroxil) 500mg 2x/day (I've never heard of it either, but it works great!)
 
#25
Co-Amoxiclav 250mg + 125mg Whatever that means.

I'm allergic to Erythromycin too - and the Malaria drug Malarone, and eggs. Wonder if they have the same constituents????
 
#26
Oooh, Keflex makes me die. I am usually prescribed Amoxi-clav. My dog was given Keflex for an infection, and when my dad saw the bottle at my house he got all mad and yelled at me for having something that could send me into anaphalatic shock - It was hard to get him to calm down enough to tell him that it was for the dog, not me. tee-hee!
 
#27
I was prescribed Cephalexin a LONG time after the infection initially started, and it didn't seem to do anything at all to clear it up. :confused:
 
#28
yay more antibiotics! :(
Sulfatrim and Trikiacide, the Sulfatrim really messes me up
/note to self, do not go to europe while on Sulfatrim, otherwise you get a unintentional course in Europeon hospitals
 
#30
ooOOoOO antibicraptics

Can't do any of the "cillans"
But I've done Keflex a lot which made me horribly ill,
done amb...something or other which made me sick,
and loads of others. I think I'm growing immune, I've had this for 3 years and everytime I tell the doc the anitbiotics do nothing but make me sick and they say, "Oh, well lets just try..."
I'm on Levaquin now, and it is actually working, and I'm not throwing up so that's a big plus. YaY Levaquin[:8)]
 
#31
Both times Augmentin 875 (Amoxicillin clavulate potassium 875/125).

Side note: If you want choices for the poll. Generic equivalents in ().

Keflex (Cephalexin)
Amoxil (Amoxicillin)
Levaquin (none available yet)
Omnicef (Cefdinir)

All of these I believe are broad spectrum antibiotics.
 
#32
whenever I feel a flare up brewing, I take antibiotics for 10 days and it's been the only way for me to "survive" without having health insurance and not being able to afford any surgeries.

I've used keflex/cephalexin up until now, but I'm wondering if it might be a good idea to switch up the type of antibiotics so it doesn't get "used to it"?

Is this an issue? And if I should indeed switch it up, any suggestions?

Thanks
 
#33
I have taken Keflex in the past and it has always worked fast. but recently i was prescribed cipro and it isnt working to well. My doctor gave me a 10 day supply of it and it did go down but still drained. he sent me to a surgeon who has prescribed me another 10 days worth of cipro. Hope it works this time. I did ask him for keflex but he said cipro would be better :\ .
 
#35
flagyl worked great

I used amox/clavulin in the past but last year I was on keflex twice and it just cooled it off, but didn't get rid of it. I took Flagyl for 7 days and it was gone just like that! (for 4 months that is until I flew to ARgentina and voila, it returned) I just finished Keflex again and its just on the verge again!! I can't take Flagyl again as it isn't very safe for my baby (breastfeeding).
Flagyl is pretty hard core..be prepared..but its the cure for c difficile so you won't get that!!! I did get thrush though.
 
#37
First time (March 2008) - Keflex
Second time (February 2009) - Amoxicillin

Throughout my life, that one time with Keflex is the only time I've ever been given any antibiotic besides Amoxicillin. I'm surprised it still works after all the strep, ear infections, etc. I've had! :)
 
#39
Co-trimazole (which is Bactrim) but I allergic to this (most people are, being that most people are highly sensitive to sulfa drugs)
Augmentin, which I don't like taking. I think I've taken it too much in my life lol :)
 
#40
When I had my abscess in April I went to a walk-in clinc which prescribed me 500 mg (one pill) of Cephalexin 4 times a day. I'm not sure if it did much because I had to have it lanced, but I never got an infection so that was good. :)