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   Posted 4/24/2018 11:15 PM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone taken this, I believe it's generic for omnicef. My llmd wants me to try it, he's hoping it will target bart in a more subtle way then rifampin, since that really took me down!! I'm still struggling with the headaches daily, super blurry vision in right eye and nerve pain so there is a part of me that's really scared to start something new and herx but another part is concerned I'm not going to get better unless I do something! Wish there was some way to know what the right thing to do and what will heal us!! It seems like it's all just trial and error!

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   Posted 4/24/2018 11:41 PM (GMT -6)   
Tonya - I haven’t seen/heard that omnicef hits Bartonella.

Besides Rifampin - I think Bactrim can be useful and also combining a macrolide with a tetracycline is sometimes used (LLMD MR ) but of the three I think it’s least effective.

I do hope it works for you - what is it being paired with?
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Symp started April/2013; Buhner's Lyme May 15-July24/14; Igenex pos. July 3/14
Doxy: July 4-Aug.24/14;Zithro July26-Aug24/14; Amox + Proben. Aug. 29/14;
added biaxin Sept. 26/14
Disc. amox,added Ceftin Nov. 20th.;
Disc. biaxin added Buhner bart herbs Dec/14;Jan/15 pulsing Tinda (w/ Ceftin);
Abx/herb break Apr-July/15; July-mino; Aug. added Rif;
Nov./15 mino - to biaxi

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   Posted 4/25/2018 6:31 AM (GMT -6)   
im on Cefdinir right now along with bactrim ds and far i havent noticed any issues...i take 1200mg a day... i mean everyone is different... i personally never reacted to any abx in a negative way so its all about trying it and seeing what happens. good luck!

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   Posted 4/25/2018 8:37 AM (GMT -6)   
I was on cefdinir and mino. I didn't notice any major issues other than candida. I definitely improved on the abx.
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