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Review: could Doxycycline cause Boils (Furuncle)?

We study 12,027 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline from FDA and social media. Among them, 45 have Boils. Find out below who they are, when they have Boils and more.

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Doxycycline

Doxycycline (latest outcomes from 13,640 users) has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne.

Boils

Boils (infection of the hair follicle) (latest reports from 12,251 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease, psoriasis, high blood pressure.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 12,027 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline. Among them, 45 people (0.37%) have Boils.

Trend of Boils in Doxycycline reports

Time on Doxycycline when people have Boils * :

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Gender of people who have Boils when taking Doxycycline * :

FemaleMale
Boils79.55%20.45%

Age of people who have Boils when taking Doxycycline * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Boils0.00%0.00%0.00%23.53%5.88%8.82%55.88%5.88%

Severity of Boils when taking Doxycycline ** :

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How people recovered from Boils ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (11 people, 24.44%)
  2. Contraception (9 people, 20.00%)
  3. Acne (5 people, 11.11%)
  4. Menorrhagia (4 people, 8.89%)
  5. Sinusitis (4 people, 8.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prilosec (21 people, 46.67%)
  2. Vicodin (18 people, 40.00%)
  3. Ambien (16 people, 35.56%)
  4. Klonopin (16 people, 35.56%)
  5. Effexor (16 people, 35.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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