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Tapering off Doxycycline
An_252233 posted:
My dermatologist just told me to start taking Bactrim instead of doxycycline, and to just stop doxy cold. I, however, feel that I should be tapering off the doxycycline as I start the Bactrim, taking them together and gradually reducing the amount of doxycycline I take per week. Is this the right thing to do?

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