Review: taking Flagyl and Doxycycline together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Flagyl and Doxycycline together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Flagyl and Doxycycline. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 859 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Flagyl

Flagyl has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Flagyl 11,791 users)

Doxycycline

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

On Aug, 20, 2016

859 people who take Flagyl, Doxycycline are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Flagyl and Doxycycline drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Flagyl:
  • < 1 month: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Doxycycline:
  • < 1 month: 45.0% - (5 of 11 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Flagyl:
  • female: 42.0% - (6 of 14 people)
  • male: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
Doxycycline:
  • female: 40.0% - (6 of 15 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Flagyl:
  • 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: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 30-39: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
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: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 30-39: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pyrexia
  • cholestasis
  • renal failure acute
  • respiratory failure
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • liver function test abnormal
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • sepsis
  • diarrhoea
1 - 6 months:
  • hepatic failure
  • pain
  • abscess rupture
  • bone disorder
  • deformity
  • dehydration
  • dental fistula
  • hypoaesthesia facial
  • infection
  • malaise
6 - 12 months:
  • colitis
1 - 2 years:
  • glaucoma
  • back pain
  • hair loss
2 - 5 years:
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
  • pain
  • aggression
  • back pain
  • bone pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • anxiety
  • tic
5 - 10 years:
  • cellulitis staphylococcal
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dyspnoea
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain in extremity
10+ years:
  • drug ineffective
  • pain of skin
  • skin burning sensation
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • injury
  • depression
  • anaemia
  • pyrexia
  • emotional distress
  • abdominal pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • injury
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • abdominal pain
  • emotional distress
  • anaemia
male:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • pleural effusion
  • nausea
  • depression
  • sepsis
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • abdominal pain
  • abscess
  • anaemia
  • clostridium difficile colitis
  • colitis ulcerative
  • constipation
  • dehydration
  • depression
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • headache
10-19:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • pain
  • injury
  • gallbladder disorder
  • pyrexia
  • angioedema
  • headache
  • intracranial pressure increased
  • vith nerve paralysis
  • alopecia
20-29:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • abdominal pain upper
  • gallbladder disorder
  • vomiting
  • injury
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • pain in extremity
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • depression
  • abdominal pain
  • cholelithiasis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • emotional distress
  • vomiting
  • injury
  • pyrexia
40-49:
  • pyrexia
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • metastases to liver
  • nausea
  • thrombocytopenia
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • diarrhoea
  • injury
  • pain in jaw
  • bone disorder
  • emotional distress
  • hypertension
  • nausea
60+:
  • atrial fibrillation
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • anxiety
  • pleural effusion
  • pneumonia
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • arthralgia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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