Review: could Doxycycline cause Ear Infection?


Summary

Ear infection is found among people who take Doxycycline, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zyrtec, and have Eczema . We study 12,011 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 have Ear infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Ear infection and more.

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Doxycycline

Doxycycline has active ingredients of doxycycline. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Doxycycline 13,409 users)

Ear Infection

Ear infection has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, otitis, diarrhea (latest reports from 6,534 Ear infection patients).

On Jul, 21, 2016

12,011 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline.
Among them, 25 people (0.21%) have Ear Infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Doxycycline cause Ear infection?

Time on Doxycycline when people have Ear Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ear Infection when taking Doxycycline *:

  • female: 88 %
  • male: 12 %

Age of people who have Ear Infection when taking Doxycycline *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 60.87 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 8.7 %
  • 50-59: 13.04 %
  • 60+: 17.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Eczema (14 people)
  • Ear Infection (3 people)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (2 people)
  • Osteoporosis (2 people)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zyrtec (17 people)
  • Cephalexin (16 people)
  • Zantac (14 people)
  • Singulair (14 people)
  • Neulasta (14 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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