minocyline instead of another abx?

I am on the wheldon protocol for MS, and keep reading of the abx minocycline. I was wondering if it could be used instead of the doxy or roxy? or if it could be added to the regimine? I would prefer to replace an existing medication over adding, just to cut down on pills i have to swallow. Im starting to gag.

Doxycycline is very similar to minocycline, but less likely to cause damage to your liver, which is why it is used in preference. You can use either, but there is no point in taking them both.  DW prefers to err on the safe side.SarahStarted the Wheldon regime in August 2003, due to very aggressive SPMS.  Moved to intermittent therapy after one year.  In May 2006 still take this, two weeks every two months.  EDSS was about 7, now less than 2.

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Completed Stratton/Wheldon regime for aggressive secondary progressive MS in June 2007, after four years, three of which intermittent.   Still improving bit by bit and no relapses since finishing treatment.

thanks. that clears that up.

So far, after all the meds I have taken, it would appear my liver is made of stainless steel. I will do a little more research, and talk to my GP, and think some more.