Review: could Doxycycline cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Doxycycline, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression.
We study 12,082 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline from FDA and social media. Among them, 318 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Doxycycline has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from 13,701 Doxycycline users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,454 Constipation patients)
On Feb, 10, 2015: 12,069 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline. Among them, 318 people (2.63%) have Constipation.
Time on Doxycycline when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Doxycycline * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Doxycycline * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Doxycycline ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (39 people, 12.26%)
- Hypertension (39 people, 12.26%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (29 people, 9.12%)
- Irritable bowel syndrome (28 people, 8.81%)
- Anxiety (28 people, 8.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (143 people, 44.97%)
- Lorazepam (143 people, 44.97%)
- Paxil (94 people, 29.56%)
- Aspirin (83 people, 26.10%)
- Ambien (79 people, 24.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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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