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Review: Flagyl and Doxycycline

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Flagyl and Doxycycline. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 678 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Flagyl (what 10,470 Flagyl users reported?) has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is used in vaginitis bacterial.

Doxycycline (what 13,636 Doxycycline users reported?) has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is used in acne.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 678 people who take Flagyl, Doxycycline are studied

Flagyl, Doxycycline outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Flagyl (metronidazole)
- Doxycycline (doxycycline hyclate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Flagyl is effective45.45%
(5 of 11 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a
Doxycycline is effective50.00%
(5 of 10 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Renal Failure AcutePainn/aHair LossAnxietyDeep Vein Thrombosisn/aPain
PyrexiaHepatic FailureBack PainEmotional DistressPain In ExtremityNausea
NauseaOral DisorderGlaucomaPainDyspnoeaAnxiety
DiarrhoeaOsteonecrosisPregnancy On Oral ContraceptiveOedema PeripheralDyspnoea
Drug Exposure During PregnancyAbscess RuptureCholelithiasisCellulitis StaphylococcalInjury
Ultrasound Scan AbnormalBone DisorderBack PainVomiting
VomitingDeformityDrowsinessDepression
DehydrationMouth HaemorrhageNauseaAnaemia
PneumoniaDental FistulaBone PainPyrexia
DyspnoeaHypoaesthesia FacialCholecystitis ChronicAbdominal Pain

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Flagyl is effective50.00%
(7 of 14 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
Doxycycline is effective40.00%
(6 of 15 people)
33.33%
(2 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainAnxiety
NauseaFatigue
AnxietyChest Pain
DyspnoeaPain
VomitingPyrexia
InjuryArthralgia
DepressionPneumonia
HypertensionPleural Effusion
AnaemiaDyspnoea
DiarrhoeaAnaemia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Flagyl is effectiven/an/an/a10.00%
(1 of 10 people)
57.14%
(4 of 7 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
Doxycycline is effectiven/an/an/a9.09%
(1 of 11 people)
50.00%
(4 of 8 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pyoderma Gangrenosumn/aCholecystitis ChronicPainAnxietyPyrexiaAnxietyAtrial Fibrillation
Pelvic PainPainNauseaDepressionPainPainNausea
Ovarian CystInjuryVomitingPainAnxietyHypertensionDyspnoea
Major DepressionGallbladder DisorderAbdominal Pain UpperCholelithiasisCoughNauseaAsthenia
Suicidal IdeationPyrexiaAnaemiaAbdominal PainAnhedoniaPyrexiaCardiac Failure Congestive
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusVith Nerve ParalysisChest PainDrug Exposure During PregnancyNauseaDiarrhoeaPneumonia
Weight IncreasedHeadacheIrritable Bowel SyndromeVomitingFatiguePain In JawPain
Uterine LeiomyomaIntracranial Pressure IncreasedBack PainPulmonary EmbolismDiarrhoeaInjuryAnxiety
Urinary Tract InfectionCorneal ErosionGastrointestinal DisorderDyspnoeaArthralgiaBone DisorderPleural Effusion
HyperventilationMucosal Erosion NosCrohn's DiseaseNauseaHeadacheEmotional DistressAnaemia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • The sleep paralysis happens sometimes when I try waking up and I can't move. My eyes keep closing after Everytime I open them and I can't move any body part when they're closed when this has been happening. This has never happened before I started taking doxycycline.

    Reply

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Flagyl (metronidazole) is often used to treat vaginitis bacterial. Doxycycline (doxycycline hyclate) 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.

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