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Having a flaire up at the moment 3 days on metronidazole and still in pain Dr has now out me on a second antibiotic called doxycycline it says take two the first day then one aday I took them both together has any one eles done this worried

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    I had to take 4 of one pill a day and 3 of the other.  So I took the 1st and last dose of both pills at the same time, and split the other 3 pills throughout the day.  I had no problems at all, apart from the usual side effects of the runs and feeling generally less than 100%.  So I wouldn't worry at all.

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      I'm sorry to say that for me it sometimes takes weeks or even months for the pain to go after a flare.  Don't know how long you've had your pain, I certainly remain in pain whilst taking the pills and for some time after.  I would go to A&E if the pain worsens or is unbearable, but I do take paracetemol as a pain killer.

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      Thank you Felicia I have been in pain for years with this but it calms down for a while then comes and goes but I must admit this is the worse I have been hospitalized three times in 6 years and I know it did me good but the IV drips well what can I say
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