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. Drugs for rheumatoid arthritis starting with hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil ppd test Plaquenil throat pain Chloroquine dose in pediatrics 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. MATERIAL/METHODS 235 patients with a multi-symptom complex typical of chronic Lyme disease, ie fatigue, musculoskeletal pain, and neurocognitive dysfunction and with serologic reactivity against B.burgdorferi were treated with a macrolide antibiotic eg clarithromycin and hydroxychloroquine. I know quite a lot of us are taking Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine for RA, often in combination with AP. I started taking it in November 2010, with clarithromycin for RA/Lyme. The dr who prescribed it said it was an ‘anti-malarial’, but that does not mean it is an antibiotic does it ? 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 Biaxin and bartonella - MedHelp, Macrolide therapy of chronic Lyme Disease. Is hydroxychloroquine used for osteoarthritisChloroquine protein synthesisMechanism of action of hydroxychloroquine in diabetesPlaquenil cardiacPlaquenil cdc Plaquenil can cause eye issues, good to get regular eye check up if you take it for a few months or more. which I have not done. yet Sounds like you got everything covered with the Biaxin and the Doxy, probably a good combo. I hope those antibiotics help you make some progress. Healthboards - Infectious Diseases - Lyme Disease Biaxin.. How does Plaquenil Work ? - Road Back Foundation. Plaquenil for treatment - Lyme Disease - MedHelp. Jul 26, 2009 I've been on tetracycline, biaxin and plaquenil in pretty hefty doses for Lyme and the plaquenil was for my babs. It's also a great cyst-busting medication for those pesky spirochetes that ball up into these antibiotic resistent pleomorphic spheroplasts. So you'd be hitting two or three things at once with a doxy/plaquenil combination. However, there are no studies about Babesia treatment in Lyme. In Lyme, the experience of most experienced Lyme Literate Medical Doctors is that it can take four to five months of continuous antimicrobials for Babesia to resolve. In clinical practice, many different combinations of herbal and prescription antimalarials work to cure Babesia. 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.