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How effective is Doxycycline for Lyme disease?

Overall ratings: 3.0/5
Long term ratings: 2.6/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Doxycycline (doxycycline hyclate) is for Lyme disease. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 32 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Doxycycline

Doxycycline (latest outcomes from 13,658 users) has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne.

Lyme disease

Lyme disease (a bacterial infection that is spread to humans by infected ticks) (latest reports from 4,329 patients) can be treated by Doxycycline Hyclate, Doxycycline, Amoxicillin, Ceftin, Azithromycin, Plaquenil.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 32 people are studied for taking Doxycycline in Lyme disease




Doxycycline effectiveness for Lyme disease


Long term Doxycycline effectiveness for Lyme disease

Doxycycline effectiveness for Lyme disease (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall210893
Long term
(1+ years)
11210

Gender of people who take Doxycycline for Lyme disease * :

FemaleMale
Lyme disease59.38%40.62%

Age of people who take Doxycycline for Lyme disease * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lyme disease0.00%3.12%9.38%15.62%12.50%28.12%15.62%15.62%

Who find Doxycycline more effective for Lyme disease?

Gender of people who find Doxycycline more effective * :

FemaleMale
Lyme disease66.67%33.33%

Age of people who find Doxycycline more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lyme disease0.00%0.00%8.33%16.67%0.00%41.67%25.00%8.33%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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