Review: could Doxycycline Hyclate cause Neck Stiffness?


Neck stiffness is found among people who take Doxycycline Hyclate, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fluconazole, and have Acne . We study 2,143 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline hyclate from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 have Neck stiffness. Find out below who they are, when they have Neck stiffness and more.

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Doxycycline Hyclate

Doxycycline hyclate has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Doxycycline hyclate 2,887 users)

Neck Stiffness

Neck stiffness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, high blood pressure, malaise, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 28,788 Neck stiffness patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

2,143 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline Hyclate.
Among them, 23 people (1.07%) have Neck Stiffness

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Doxycycline hyclate cause Neck stiffness?

Time on Doxycycline Hyclate when people have Neck Stiffness *:

  • < 1 month: 62.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Neck Stiffness when taking Doxycycline Hyclate *:

  • female: 65.22 %
  • male: 34.78 %

Age of people who have Neck Stiffness when taking Doxycycline Hyclate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 21.74 %
  • 20-29: 26.09 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 21.74 %
  • 50-59: 13.04 %
  • 60+: 17.39 %

Severity if Neck Stiffness when taking Doxycycline Hyclate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 14.29 %
  • severe: 85.71 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Neck Stiffness **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (4 people)
  • Acne (4 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (3 people)
  • Hypertension (2 people)
  • Fatigue (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (8 people)
  • Fluconazole (8 people)
  • Metronidazole (7 people)
  • Amoxicillin (7 people)
  • Ibuprofen (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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