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Monodox generic

doxycycline

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Monodox dosage

100mg capsule or tablet every 12 hours

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Monodox indications

RTI
UTI
STD
Acne and skin infections

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Monodox counseling tips

Sun sensitivity
Take with food to prevent upset stomach
Separate antacids/minerals (Ca,Mg,Al,Fe) 2 hrs before or 4 hrs after dose
May decrease effectiveness of oral contraceptives, use additional birth control during and for 1 week following last dose

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Amoxil generic

amoxicillin

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Amoxil dosage

250mg, 500mg capsule or tablet every 8 hours
875mg capsule or tablet every 12 hours

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Amoxil indications

RTI
UTI
STD
Ear, nose, throat, skin infections

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Amoxil counseling tips

May decrease effectiveness of oral contraceptives, use additional birth control during and for 1 week following last dose
Contraindicated if penicillin allergy

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Keflex generic

cephalexin

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Keflex dosage

250mg capsule every 6 hours
500mg capsule every 12 hours

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Keflex indications

RTI
UTI
Ear, nose, throat, skin and bone infections

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Keflex counseling tips

Caution if penicillin allergy

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Zithromax generic

azithromycin

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Zithromax dosage

Z-PAK - 2 250mg tablets together on day 1, then one tablet on days 2-5

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Zithromax indications

RTI
STD
Ear, nose, throat, skin and eye infections

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Zithromax counseling tips

Don't swallow doses alongside an Al or Mg containing antacid
Take with food to prevent stomach upset

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Cipro generic

ciprofloxacin

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Cipro dosage

250,500,750mg tablet every 12 hours

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Cipro indications

RTI
UTI
STD
Skin, bone infections

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Cipro counseling tips

Dizziness - caution driving
Separate dairy, antacids, minerals by 2 hrs before or 6 hrs after dose
Sun sensitivity
May increase caffeine sensitivity

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Bactrim DS generic

sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim (SMZ-TMP)

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Bactrim DS dosage

1 Double Strength 800mg/160mg tablet every 12 hours

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Bactrim DS indications

RTI
UTI
HIV-associated infections

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Bactrim DS counseling tips

Sun sensitivity
Drink lots of water to avoid kidney stones
Contraindicated if sulfa allergy

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Macrobid generic

nitrofurantoin

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Macrobid dosage

100mg capsule every 12 hours

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Macrobid indications

UTI

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Macrobid counseling tips

Brown colored urine
Avoid Mg containing antacids during therapy
Take with food/milk to increase absorption

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Flagyl generic

metronidazole

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Flagyl dosage

250,500mg tablet 2-4 times daily