Review: could Doxycycline hyclate cause Constipation?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 2, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 1,560 people who take Doxycycline hyclate. Among them, 57 have Constipation. See who they are, when they have Constipation and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Doxycycline hyclate (latest outcomes from 2,195 users) has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne, infection. Commonly reported side effects of Doxycycline hyclate include pain exacerbated, pain, diarrhea, nausea aggravated, nausea.
Constipation (latest reports from 489,722 patients) has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 1,410 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline hyclate. Among them, 47 people (3.33%) have Constipation.
Time on Doxycycline hyclate when people have Constipation * :
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Age of people who have Constipation when taking Doxycycline hyclate * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Doxycycline hyclate ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (16 people, 34.04%)
- Pain (14 people, 29.79%)
- Hypertension (14 people, 29.79%)
- Fatigue (12 people, 25.53%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (12 people, 25.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (30 people, 63.83%)
- Lorazepam (30 people, 63.83%)
- Ibuprofen (27 people, 57.45%)
- Chemotherapeutics nos (26 people, 55.32%)
- Cymbalta (22 people, 46.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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