Antibiotics to Avoid:
Tetracycline and its derivative Minocycline. My problems became far worse while on tetracycline. They did NOT improve after I discontinued it.
Penicillin and penicillin derivatives. Mycoplasma infections are very common in chronic fatigue patients. Penicillin and penicillin derivatives can make these MUCH WORSE. These include:
Augmentin is widely advertised by the maker to have a "friendlier" gastrointestinal profile.
Biaxin is also said to be friendlier.
Antibiotics which are safer and often used against mycoplasmas:
Azithromycin is another antibiotic which is generally friendlier to the GI tract. "I took this and it helped my GI problems significantly" -- website creator.
*****Snatched from http://www.cfs-recovery.org/antibiot.ht