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Author Topic: Antibiotics during treatment  (Read 6254 times)

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Offline Rubye

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Antibiotics during treatment
« on: December 16, 2014, 03:17:49 pm »
I'm on my way to the dentist because my face is swollen from a couple of teeth that have lost a lot of gum tissue and I think are infected because of this. I've heard there are some antibiotics we should not take while on Sovaldi and Olysio but forget which ones. I'm allergic to penicillin so that's out.

Also, I'm on my last day of tx so don't know if it really matters but think it is possible the S/O may keep doing it's job for a few days after eot and so don't want to take anything that may mess with this.

Any suggestions?

Offline lporterrn

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Re: Antibiotics during treatment
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2014, 07:15:52 pm »
It doesn't matter at this point - the interactions are if you take the drugs at the same time. For others who many want to check for potential interactions, go to: http://www.hep-druginteractions.org/interactions.aspx
Lucinda Porter, RN
1988 Contracted HCV
1997 Interferon nonresponder
2003 PEG + ribavirin responder-relapser
2013 Cured (Harvoni + ribavirin clinical trial)
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Offline Rubye

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Re: Antibiotics during treatment
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2014, 09:35:26 pm »
Thanks Lucinda.
I also got a note from my doctor saying not to take Cipro.
--just in case someone in the future has the same question about antibiotics.

Offline Rubye

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Re: Antibiotics during treatment
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2014, 09:39:50 pm »
btw, that's a really nice site on drug interactions Lucinda. Thanks again.

 


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