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I was prescribed doxycycline for bronchitis and it says I should not take magnesium while taking it. However, I took a probiotic about 6 hours after my dose of doxycycline that has magnesium sterate in it. Will this cause a problem with how the antibiotic works?

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

I am taking an albuterol inhaler and the doxycycline daily right now. Other than that, I do not take any other medications. I am allergic to erythromycin, Bactrim, and nephedipine.

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There is no concern here

you can take them together.

The magnesium in the probiotic is a minimal amount

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