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Can I take doxycycline and alvoclar at the same time? I am

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Can I take doxycycline and alvoclar at the same time? I am in Central America and my alvoclar i am taking is not effective for another week. Is it a good idea to take doxycycline at the same time for the next week? Are there any interactive issues? Thanks
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 1 month ago.

Dear customer,

Thank you for the question.

Alvoclar appears to be the brand name of the medication. I need to know what ingredient it contains to answer your question correctly. Please name the antibiotic that you were prescribed. For what condition was it prescribed?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
This is for malaria prevention . I am on an adventure holiday , just arrived. I have this drug but only just realised it needs taking a week before the trip. I have with me malorome and doxycycline . My question is should I take these also or instead?
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 1 month ago.

Dear customer,

Thank you for replying.

For how many weeks are you on vacation?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
4 weeks
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 1 month ago.

Dear customer,

Thank you for replying.

Since this is an adventure holiday I would recommend starting doxycycline instead of Avloclor. Doxycycline will also prevent additional infections and will start acting in one or two days.

Take care.

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
just rely on Doxycycline? Don't take any others?
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 1 month ago.

Dear customer,

Thank you for replying.

Yes, only doxycycline will be sufficient and effective. No need to take two drugs.

Take care.

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