Glad this question came up............I didn't know how you juggle the pro biotics myself if on an anti biotic.
He has had Roseacea several times and has it again...milder than the other 2 times. We purposely did not fill the tetracycline prescript
ion as we don't want to upset the bacteria balance since he has some really good days mixed in with his not so great days. We did not want to add to screwing things up.
At least for now with the prednisone tapering and the upcoming Mayo Clinic appt - we will hold off and question what we should do if it is even an issue October 1st.
60 yr old male~Colitis 1st diagnosed Jan '05-cleared up within a few wks. Flared again in May '06 ... left sided UC now, fully involved and trying to get in remission. Acute inflammation-pancolitis-tenesmus rectal pain-granulation is showing some healing started. Osteopena of spine from prednisone DX 8/07 July 07 good days & bad days 75mg Imuran 40 mg prednisone (tapering 8/07) 12 Asacol, Lidocaine Hydrochloride Jelly 2%,multi vitamin, iron 3X day, DanActive, chewable calcium, Prilosec 20mg, enalapril 10mg, glipizide 5 mg, zocor 20 mg, baby aspirin, (Fentanyl pain patch 50mg 72 hrs Morphine Sulf 15 mg twice daily)Colocourt enemas at night. Fosamax and mthly B12 shots folic acid 1mg