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Review: could Doxycycline cause Ear infection?

Summary: Ear infection could be caused by Doxycycline, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zyrtec, and have Eczema.

We study 11,958 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Ear infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Ear infection and more.

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On Apr, 13, 2014: 11,958 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline. Among them, 28 people (0.23%) have Ear Infection. They amount to 0.09% of all the 30,750 people who have Ear Infection on eHealthMe.

Trend of Ear infection in Doxycycline reports

Time on Doxycycline when people have Ear infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ear infection100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Ear infection82.14%17.86%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ear infection0.00%0.00%0.00%58.33%0.00%8.33%16.67%16.67%

Severity of Ear infection when taking Doxycycline ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Ear infection ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Eczema (14 people, 50.00%)
  2. Ear infection (3 people, 10.71%)
  3. Atrial fibrillation (2 people, 7.14%)
  4. Osteoporosis (2 people, 7.14%)
  5. Anthrax (2 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zyrtec (17 people, 60.71%)
  2. Cephalexin (16 people, 57.14%)
  3. Aspirin (16 people, 57.14%)
  4. Singulair (14 people, 50.00%)
  5. Elidel (14 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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