Review: could Doxycycline hyclate cause Neck stiffness (Neck pain)?
Summary: Neck stiffness is found among people who take Doxycycline hyclate, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fluconazole, and have Acne.
We study 1,692 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline hyclate from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Neck stiffness. Find out below who they are, when they have Neck stiffness and more.
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Doxycycline hyclate has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from 2,406 Doxycycline hyclate users)
Neck stiffness has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 24,373 Neck stiffness patients)
On Jan, 5, 2015: 1,685 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline hyclate. Among them, 19 people (1.13%) have Neck Stiffness.
Time on Doxycycline hyclate when people have Neck stiffness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Neck stiffness||66.67%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Neck stiffness when taking Doxycycline hyclate * :
|Neck stiffness||0.00%||0.00%||30.00%||25.00%||0.00%||20.00%||10.00%||15.00% |
Severity of Neck stiffness when taking Doxycycline hyclate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Neck stiffness||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Neck stiffness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Neck stiffness||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acne (4 people, 21.05%)
- Contraception (4 people, 21.05%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (3 people, 15.79%)
- Menstruation irregular (2 people, 10.53%)
- Hypertension (2 people, 10.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fluconazole (8 people, 42.11%)
- Prednisone (7 people, 36.84%)
- Metronidazole (7 people, 36.84%)
- Triamcinolone (6 people, 31.58%)
- Yasmin (6 people, 31.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I came to your website searching for information and answers with regards to neck pain and doxycycline hyclate. I took it in a very low/non-antibiotic form (Oracea) for about 2 1/2 years; after about a month of stopping it, the neck pain disappeared. At the time, I attributed the pain cessation to some natural supplements (turmeric, coq10, omegas 3,6,9) I had coincidentally begun taking. I was pain free for about a year until last week when i began taking doxycyline hyclate (for acne rosacea). Within 3 days, the neck pain returned. I stopped taking it and drew the conclusion between the 2 doxy meds. It has been 4 days and i am in worse pain. It has also traveled down my back and left arm. I hope this helps with your study, and I hope and pray somebody is able to find a treatment soon! I was so upset when i scrolled down to the "treatment" section and it said "n/a."
eHealthMe support on May, 16, 2012:
Thank you! Please come back later for any alleviation methods for neck pain in doxycycline hyclate use.
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