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Antibiotics and MCAD

Discussion in 'Mast Cell Disorders/Mastocytosis' started by Gary1001, Feb 12, 2018.

  1. Gary1001

    Gary1001

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    So, I need to take antibiotics for an infection.

    Does anyone know which antibiotics are safest with a mast cell activation disorder? My GP isn't clear.
     
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    It might be wise to use the antibiotics that will best address your infection.

    I have MCAS and just finished 3 months of IV azithromycin, doxycycline, and rifampin, the best combo for my infections. The first 2 made me nauseous and headachy, which I managed with Benadryl, ketotifen, and fexofenadine, and my doctor also had me add Tagamet and quercetin.
     
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    Good to hear. My options are doxycycline or azithromycin, which both sound manageable.
     

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