Q. Are there any serious counter-indications to lyme medications?

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A. The current recommendations for treating chronic or relapsing cases are to repeat a 30 day antibiotic treatment 4 or 5 times at 3 months intervals. Non steroidal anti inflammatories are often prescribed for pain relief during recurrent arthritis.

There are no real contraindications to the medications, apart from normal precautions that need to be observed with any anti-inflammatory drug.

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