He also said to take the Tindamax 3 weeks on, 3 weeks off. I hate the bitter, metallic taste in my mouth from it. Then, he realized my yeast wasn't clearing up after 4 weeks on Nystatin, so he said hold the Biaxin while I take 10 days of Diflucan. Chloroquine or prophylaxis Plaquenil perioperative Just to be safe, they had me stop. My doc added in Biaxin and Plaquenil, which makes the Biaxin more effective. He said it is good for both Bart and Lyme when they go intracellular. What a crazy set of diseases. I am on 8 different meds, not including the others I have taken in the last few months. Oct 07, 2008 I am curious why your doctor is switching meds so often. It my understanding that the typical dose of Biaxin prescribed for Lyme is 1000 mg daily. This is the dose I took. Some doctors prescribe Plaquenil with it to help it work more efficiently. What dose of Malarone are you taking? Are you familiar with the Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction herx? Both are better tolerated than the older macrolide antibiotic erythromycin in having fewer gastrointestinal side effects. Both azithromycin and clarithromycin are considered second-line agents for Lyme disease among individuals who cannot tolerate doxycycline, amoxicillin, or cefuroxime. Within an hour I developed a really irritating sore throat and felt really out of it. So last night, I took my first doses of Diflucan and Plaquenil. Biaxin and plaquenil for lyme A Lyme Disease Antibiotic Guide - Treat Lyme, Biaxin Dosage? - Plaquenil and dental workTrialnet hydroxychloroquineChloroquine dose for prophylaxis Jul 05, 2010 Hi Chris, welcome to this forum. Of course it is hard to say what the cause is of the increase of symptoms. But I remember I was also feeling a bit worse in the first weeks after I had started taking clarithromycin and hydroxychloroquine. Clarithromycin and hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil - LymeNet.. Treatment Options Lyme Disease. LymeNet Flash Bicillin vs Biaxin or Other Options for Neurocognitive.. Zithromax will stay in your body for 68 hours, so this drug may be prescribed to be taken every other day. Some people are reporting great success in combining this drug with Plaquenil and Amoxicillin for treatment of Lyme. Biaxin is a member of the same family as Zithromax. Jan 19, 2009 We are going to see Dr. K in Connecticut for lyme neurology this week. I am very excited because I have been told that he frequently changes the meds and likes the Biaxin/Plaquenil combo. So I am hopeful to have her try this. He also said that he sees a lot of children that cannot stand or walk due to lyme, and he gets them back in shape. Our LLMD said she used it to change intercellular pH and increase cellular penetration of the other ABX biaxin/rifampin. So we were on 3, yikes! I happened upon a couple of blogs mentioning some LLMD’s changing opinions of plaquenil. The first opinion was that the reason plaquenil helps lyme symptoms is because it acts as an immune.