Review: could Doxycycline cause Constipation?
We study 12,016 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline from FDA and social media. Among them, 316 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Doxycycline (latest outcomes from 13,622 users) has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne.
Constipation (latest reports from 508,985 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 12,011 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline. Among them, 316 people (2.63%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.06% of all the 510,131 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.
Time on Doxycycline when people have Constipation * :
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Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Doxycycline * :
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Severity of Constipation when taking Doxycycline ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (39 people, 12.34%)
- Depression (39 people, 12.34%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (29 people, 9.18%)
- Anxiety (28 people, 8.86%)
- Irritable bowel syndrome (28 people, 8.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (143 people, 45.25%)
- Lorazepam (143 people, 45.25%)
- Paxil (94 people, 29.75%)
- Aspirin (83 people, 26.27%)
- Ambien (79 people, 25.00%)
* 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
From this study (2 years 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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