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Hi everybody, I desperately need help. Does anyone know of any antibiotics that are gluten free. I had a root canal done on Wednesday, and I have an infection. The dentist describe clindamycin but it states on the company website that if you have any gastro. problems you should not take it. Any help would be much appreciated thank you.

Loretta

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According to this first list it is gluten-free. But I would still contact the manufacturer to find out why the don't recommend using it for people with gastro diseases. Even gluten-free it might not be the best choice. I posted two lists and their websites, so you might be able to get your dentist to order you another kind. I hope you feel better soon.

God bless,

Mariann

Here is list of Antibiotics from: http://homepage.mac.com/sholland/celiac/GFmedlist.pdf

ANTIBIOTICS

Amoxicillin Caps, oral susp., tabs, chewable Mylan (800 796-9526), Teva, Bristol-

Myers Squibb (800-321-1335)

Ampicillin Caps, oral susp. Teva; Mylan (800 796-9526)

Augmentin Tabs, liq

Avelox Tabs Bayer Pharmaceutical

Bactine Bayer Consumer

Bactrim, Bactrim DS Tabs, liquid Women First, Roche (800 526-6367)

Betadine Alcon

Biaxin, Biaxin XL all Abbott (800-255-5162)

Bicillin Monarch

Ceclor Eli Lilly/ Dista

Cefaclor Eli Lilly/ Dista, Mylan (800 796-9526), Teva

Cefalexin Caps, oral susp, powder Teva,, Mylan (800 796-9526)

Cefzil Tabs, oral susp. Bristol-Myers Squibb (800-321-1335)

Cinobac Watson, Eli Lilly/ Dista

Cipro Tabs, oral susp. Bayer Pharmaceutical

Cleocin Sol, gel, lotion, pediatric Pharmacia & Upjohn

Clindamycin gel, sol, lotion, HCL caps, Pharmacia & Upjohn

Clindamycin Watson, Teva

Coly-Mycin M Inj. Monarch

Dicloxacillin Teva

Dicloxacillin sodium Caps Bristol-Myers Squibb (800-321-1335)

Doxycycline Hyclate Caps, tabs Watson

Doxycycline

Monohydrate Caps Watson

Duricef Caps, oral susp., tabs Bristol-Myers Squibb (800-321-1335)

Dynapen Oral sol. Bristol-Myers Squibb (800-321-1335)

E.E.S. All Abbott (800-255-5162)

Ery-Tab all Abbott (800-255-5162)

Erythrocin Stearate Abbott (800-255-5162)

Flagyl Tabs Pharmacia & Upjohn

Floxin Tabs Ortho McNeil

Furoxone Tabs, liq Roberts

Isoniazid Barr

Keflex Eli Lilly/ Dista

Levaquin Inj, tabs Ortho McNeil

Lorabid Caps, susp Eli Lilly/ Dista; Monarch

Macrobid Caps Procter & Gamble Pharm

Minocycline Teva

Minocycline HCl Caps Watson

Neosporin All Pfizer Consumer

Noroxin Merck (800-942-7344)

Omnicef all Abbott (800-255-5162)

Pediazole Ross

PCE 333, 500 Tabs Abbott (800-255-5162)

Rifadin Caps Aventis 5

Septra, Septra DS Tabs, susp Monarch

Tequin Bristol-Myers Squibb (800-321-1335)

Trimox Caps, susp, tabs Bristol-Myers Squibb (800-321-1335)

Triple Antibiotic Oint Rugby

Vancocin HCl Oral Eli Lilly/ Dista

Veetids Susp, tabs Bristol-Myers Squibb (800-321-1335)

Vermox Chewable tabs MCNEIL (800-542-5365)

Vibramycin Caps, tabs, susp, syrup Pfizer (800-438-1985) (884 381-1985)

Zithromax Tabs Purdue Frederick

Here is another list of Antibiotics from: http://www.glutenfreedrugs.com/Glutenlist.htm

ANTIBIOTICS

Acyclovir (TEVA, Roxane,Schein, Novapharm)

Amoxicillin (Apothecon,Novapharm,TEVA)

Amoxicillin chewable (Novapharm,TEVA)

Amoxil

Augmentin tabs and liquids

Bactrim (tabs & liq)

Biaxin (tabs/liquid)

Bicillin

Ceclor

Cefaclor (Novapharm)

Ceftin

Cefzil

Cephalexin (TEVA, Novopharm)

Cinobac

Cipro

Cleocin

Coly-Mycin M Inj

Cortisporin Cream & Oint

Dicloxacillin (Bristol-Myers-Squibb)

Diflucan tabs

Doxycycline (Zenith/Goldline)

Duricef

Erythromycin tabs (Abbott labs)

Flagyl tabs

Floxin

Furoxone (tabs & liquid)

Isoniazid 100 & 300 mg (West-Ward labs)

Keflex

Levaquin (all strengths)

Lorabid

Macrobid

Minocycline caps (Schein)

Neosporin (all forms)

Noroxin

PCE

Procaine Pen G (Monarch)

Proloprim (status unsure)

Retrovir

Rifadin

Septra (tabs & liq)

Silvadene

SMZ-TMP (generic Bactrim-Lemmon Pharm)

Suprax susp

Suprax tabs-contain gluten

Tequin

Trimox

Trovan (all strengths)

Vibramycin (tabs & caps)

Viracept

Zithromax (caps & suspension)

Zovirax tabs and caps

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Hi--

In addition to celiac disease, I have hypothyroidism. Does anyone know if the various thyroid medications, particularly Armour Thyroid and the generic Qualitest Thyroid are gluten-free?

I found this description below for Armour thyroid, but Qualitest seems a sketchy organization at best--their thyroid medicine was recalled last summer for faulty expiration dates.

"The Armour

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Ooh, I'll have to save the links........good to have an antibiotic/med. list handy.

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Hi,

I just thought that I would add my 2 cents worth. ;) Do you have a good pharmacist? I take about 12 prescription medications a month (14-20 pills a day), and I have learned to take advantage of any help that is available. My pharmacist has listed my gluten-intolerance under the "allergy" section in his computer- that way, when he goes to fill a new prescription for me, a reminder pops up on his screen that he needs to call the pharmaceutical company and make sure the medication is gluten-free. I still look up over-the-counter meds. myself, but I figure, with the price I pay for my prescription meds., this should be a service that he is willing to provide. Just my thoughts...hope it's helpful. -Julie B)

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i know this thread is for antibiotics, and i posted this somewhere else, but i just want to say again i got a full list of over the counter meds from walgreens. it's great. just ask your local walgreens (they gave me a printout, not a computer file).

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I asked at my local walgreens and the pharmacist didn't know of any such list. Oh well, I guess you have a special walgreens where you are.

Sandra

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I always to into www.glutenfreedrugs.com

They have a very good list.

Karen

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