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Review: could Doxycycline cause Boils (Furuncle)?

Summary: Boils is found among people who take Doxycycline, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Prilosec, and have High blood pressure.

We study 12,069 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline from FDA and social media. Among them, 46 have Boils. Find out below who they are, when they have Boils and more.

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Doxycycline

Doxycycline has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from 13,690 Doxycycline users)

Boils

Boils (infection of the hair follicle) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease, psoriasis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 2,258 Boils patients)

On Jan, 27, 2015: 12,069 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline. Among them, 46 people (0.38%) have Boils.

Trend of Boils in Doxycycline reports

Time on Doxycycline when people have Boils * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Boils0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Boils when taking Doxycycline * :

FemaleMale
Boils80.00%20.00%

Age of people who have Boils when taking Doxycycline * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Boils0.00%0.00%0.00%22.86%5.71%8.57%57.14%5.71%

Severity of Boils when taking Doxycycline ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Boils0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Boils ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Boils0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (11 people, 23.91%)
  2. Contraception (9 people, 19.57%)
  3. Acne (5 people, 10.87%)
  4. Restless legs syndrome (4 people, 8.70%)
  5. Hyperlipidaemia (4 people, 8.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prilosec (21 people, 45.65%)
  2. Vicodin (18 people, 39.13%)
  3. Ambien (16 people, 34.78%)
  4. Klonopin (16 people, 34.78%)
  5. Effexor (16 people, 34.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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