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Review: could Doxycycline hyclate cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation could be caused by Doxycycline hyclate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lorazepam, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 1,643 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline hyclate from FDA and social media. Among them, 57 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Doxycycline hyclate

Doxycycline hyclate (latest outcomes from 2,359 users) has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 506,434 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 1,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline hyclate. Among them, 57 people (3.64%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.01% of all the 504,782 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Constipation in Doxycycline hyclate reports

Time on Doxycycline hyclate when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation83.33%16.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Doxycycline hyclate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%13.73%3.92%23.53%41.18%17.65%

Severity of Constipation when taking Doxycycline hyclate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (20 people, 35.09%)
  2. Hypertension (16 people, 28.07%)
  3. Fatigue (14 people, 24.56%)
  4. Pain (14 people, 24.56%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (14 people, 24.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lorazepam (34 people, 59.65%)
  2. Zometa (34 people, 59.65%)
  3. Ibuprofen (29 people, 50.88%)
  4. Chemotherapeutics nos (28 people, 49.12%)
  5. Cymbalta (26 people, 45.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I eat healthly, drink lots of water, walk everywhere and the only thing that's changed is taking doxycycline to prevent malaria. I have had severe constipation for three days and it hasn't gone yet, I've taken laxatives and yet the issue remains

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I was on doxycycline for about 4 months in 2010 I noticed that's when my constipation problem started, I haven't recovered since.

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