7 Aug 2009
They type of antibiotic used to treat Lyme diesease will depend on the stage of the disease and the symptoms. Drugs of choice are Doxycycline, Amoxicllin and Cefuroxime.
The sulfa drug you mentioned is not used. You will need to see your Doctor.
There is some great information on Lyme Disease here: http://www.drugs.com/enc/lyme-disease.html
18 Sep 2009
As posted above, Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim are not used in the treatment of Lyme disease.
... Starting on Page 14, the different antibiotics used to treat Lyme are discussed by Dr. Burrascano. This is the doctor's most recent article, Oct/08.
For more information about Lyme Disease, see also:
http://www.canlyme.com (Canadian Lyme Disease Association)
http://www.lymediseaseassociation.org (California Lyme Disease Association)
http://www.ilads.org (International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society aka ILADS)
(Connecticut Attorney General's Press Release re flawed ILSA Guidelines)
If you are battling Lyme disease, one of the best things you can do is educate yourself about it, particularly if you have been diagnosed with late-stage or chronic Lyme disease.
Good luck and Good Health to All!
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
800 mg of sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim
1 answer • 14 Nov 2009
1 answer • 27 Jun 2010
Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim - Does anyone else experience calf and thigh muscles cramping while on
... sulfamethoxazole trimethoprim
0 answers • 30 Sep 2013
hi. I am on this sulfameth/trimethoprim 800/160 tabs. my first week ends today. I have gotten too any pimples over this one week. can anyone tell me ...
0 answers • 26 Mar 2014
its been a couple months of taking the sulfameth/trimethoprim and my acne has cleared more than before but many people talk as if its clearing there ...
0 answers • 7 Jul 2014