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Doxycycline Hyclate vs Minocycline Hydrochloride for a male patient aged 70

Summary: 1,122 male patients aged 70 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Doxycycline Hyclate vs Minocycline Hydrochloride for a male aged 70. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Doxycycline hyclate (latest outcomes from 2,415 users) has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne.

Minocycline hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 1,827 users) has active ingredients of minocycline hydrochloride. It is often used in acne.

On Apr, 17, 2015: 1,122 male patients aged 64 who take the same drugs are studied in Doxycycline Hyclate vs Minocycline Hydrochloride

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male64Prostatitis - chronic

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Doxycycline Hyclate doxycycline hyclateWatson Labs
Minocycline Hydrochloride minocycline hydrochlorideTriax Pharms

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 64 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Doxycycline Hyclate (Watson Labs)Minocycline Hydrochloride (Triax Pharms)
Novantrone

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Doxycycline Hyclate (Watson Labs)Minocycline Hydrochloride (Triax Pharms)
DyspnoeaPyrexia
PainCondition Aggravated
AnxietyPneumonia Nos
NauseaDisseminated Intravascular Coagulation
InjuryPneumonia
Renal Failure AcuteInterstitial Lung Disease
PneumoniaMethicillin-resistant Staphylococcal Aureus Infection
Pain In JawC-reactive Protein Increased
AnaemiaPleural Effusion
Bone DisorderThrombocytopenia

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Doxycycline Hyclate (Watson Labs)Minocycline Hydrochloride (Triax Pharms)
Sebaceous CarcinomaOral Candidiasis
Subdural HematomaPericarditis
Polyneuropathy NosOesophagitis
Sweating DecreasedMycobacterium Avium Complex Infection
Sudden Hearing LossJoint Stiffness
ParaesthesiaKeratitis Herpetic
Heat ExhaustionProstatic Specific Antigen Increased
Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, WeaknessPulmonary Mass
Exercise Tolerance DecreasedMyalgia
Stomach DiscomfortScreaming

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Doxycycline Hyclate8.00%28.00%36.00%28.00%0.00%
Minocycline Hydrochloride0.00%20.00%30.00%50.00%0.00%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Doxycycline Hyclate (doxycycline hyclate) is often used to treat acne. Minocycline Hydrochloride (minocycline hydrochloride) is often used to treat acne. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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