Review: taking Doxycycline and Azithromycin together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Doxycycline and Azithromycin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Doxycycline and Azithromycin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 884 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Doxycycline

Doxycycline has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Doxycycline 15,796 users)

Azithromycin

Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 14,131 users)

On Aug, 20, 2016

884 people who take Doxycycline, Azithromycin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Doxycycline and Azithromycin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Doxycycline:
  • < 1 month: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Azithromycin:
  • < 1 month: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Doxycycline:
  • female: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • male: 11.0% - (1 of 9 people)
Azithromycin:
  • female: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • male: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Doxycycline:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Azithromycin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • glomerulonephritis membranous
  • pain
  • cellulitis
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • hypothyroidism
1 - 6 months:
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • bronchospasm
  • dehydration
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • burning sensation
  • drug ineffective
  • dvt
6 - 12 months:
  • dvt
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • joint stiffness
  • memory impairment
  • muscle cramps
  • muscle twitching
  • tinnitus
1 - 2 years:
  • headache
  • abnormal behaviour
  • acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • anaemia
  • death
  • dehydration
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • hypoacusis
  • suicide attempt
2 - 5 years:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • suicide attempt
  • aggression
  • nightmare
  • suicidal ideation
  • psychotic disorder
  • hallucination, visual
  • insomnia
  • intentional overdose
5 - 10 years:
  • cognitive disorder
  • daydreaming
  • intentional overdose
  • irritability
  • nightmare
  • paranoia
  • poor quality sleep
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • aggression
10+ years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • palpitations
  • panic attack
  • suicidal ideation
not specified:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • pain in extremity
  • depression
  • back pain
  • injury
  • vomiting
  • dizziness

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • injury
  • pain in extremity
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
male:
  • anxiety
  • anaemia
  • chest pain
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • nausea
  • injury
  • weight decreased

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
  • premature baby
10-19:
  • nausea
  • emotional distress
  • anxiety
  • anaemia
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • haemorrhage
  • abdominal pain upper
  • colitis ulcerative
  • depression
20-29:
  • nausea
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • abdominal pain upper
  • keloid scar
  • night sweats
  • chest pain
  • pain
30-39:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • pain in extremity
  • pulmonary embolism
  • hyperhidrosis
  • back pain
  • bronchitis
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pain
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • dysuria
  • ear pain
  • vomiting
  • fatigue
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • injury
  • nausea
  • neck pain
  • dizziness
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • pain in extremity
  • insomnia
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • bone disorder
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • nausea
  • osteoarthritis
  • spinal osteoarthritis
  • tooth extraction

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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